Red Orrefors Vase by Nils Landberg
A Mid-Century modern Swedish engraved flower vase NV 3987 with original Orrefors Sticker. Wear consistent with age and use. Circa 1950, Sweden, Scandinavia.
Nils Landberg was a Swedish glass artist and designer born in 1907 Vaestra Vingaker, Sweden and passed away in 1991. From 1923 – 1925, Landberg trained, finished his apprenticeship at the School of Design and Craft in Gothenburg, Sweden. Landberg started working in 1925 at Orrefors Glassworks as an engraver an later on as a designer. In 1937, he debuted at the Paris Exhibition and participated in the World Exhibition in New York in 1939 and won the gold medal in 1957 in Milan Triennale. He is best known for his thin, stylish wall tableware and art glass.
Kosta Glasbruk, later known as Kosta Boda was a Swedish glasswork founded by two officers, Anders and Georg Bogislaus Stael von Holstein, in 1792. At the beginning they produced window glasses, chandeliers and drinking glasses. Since 1898, art and crystal glass has been produced under the brand of Orrefors. In 1950, the Swedish designer Vicke Lindstrand joined Kosta Glasbruck as an artistic director.
Country of Origin: Sweden
Dimensions: 8.80" H x 6.50" W x 4" D