PAIR OF ELEGANT MID CENTURY SVEN PALMQVIST SCANDINAVIAN ART GLASS BOWLS FROM THE SWEDISH STUDIO OF ORREFORS

PAIR OF DECEPTIVELY ELEGANT MID CENTURY SCANDINAVIAN ART GLASS BOWLS FROM THE SWEDISH STUDIO OF ORREFORS

DESIGNED BY SVEN PALMQVIST AND SHOWN IN THE 1954 ORREFORS CATALOGUE AS PART OF HIS SELENA RANGE (AFTER THE MOON GODDESS) … NEVER THE SAME…. ALWAYS CHANGING…. ALWAYS BEAUTIFUL

THE NAME SUITS THIS DESIGN WELL AS THE BOWLS MORPH FROM A ROUND FORM WHEN VIEWED FROM ABOVE TO A MORE ORGANIC FLOWING WAVE LIKE DESIGN FROM THE SIDES

FINISHED IN A BLOOD ORANGE TONE WITH THICK CLEAR CASED BASES AND SHALLOW POLISHED PONTILS BENEATH

GRADUATING SIZES THOUGH IN THE SAME COLOUR AND FORM

THESE ARE BEAUTIFULLY CRAFTED THICK WALLED VESSELS THAT ARE VERY HEAVY FOR THEIR SIZE

THE SMALLER BOWL IS SIGNED “ORREFORS PU 3092/1”

THE LARGER BOWL IS NOT SIGNED

3092/1 REPRESENTS THE MODEL CODE WITH “P” DENOTING PALMQVIST AND THE “U” DENOTING A HAND FINISHED PIECE

THE LARGER EXAMPLE MEASURES 120MM WIDE BY 75MM TALL AND WEIGHS 1.1KG

THE SMALLER EXAMPLE MEASURES 95MM WIDE BY 65MM TALL AND WEIGHS 725GMS

OFFERED IN GOOD PRESENTABLE VINTAGE ORDER

BOTH BOWLS HAVE SURFACE WEAR TO THEIR EXTERIORS COMMENSURATE WITH AGE THOUGH STILL DISPLAY BEAUTIFULLY

THE SMALLER BOWL HAS A PINHEAD SIZED BLEMISH TO THE EXTERIOR AS NOTED IN IMAGE 19

A RARE MATCHED PAIR OF PERIOD SVEN PALMQVIST BOWLS

CIRCA 1950’S SWEDEN

MOD 16F

$200.00

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