Bowl

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Object Name: 
Bowl
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
80.3.10
Dimensions: 
H: 11 cm, L: 18.8 cm, W: 15.9 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1978
Primary Description: 
Colorless and amber tinted glasses; blown, cased, engraved, acid etched or sandblasted. Ovoid shape with flared lip and solid base with inverted conical profile; rounded rim; abstract floral and geometric decoration consists of two four pointed stars attached to crosshatch oval form spouting four leaves; this motif repeats six times, each one connected to the next by wavy lines; beneath this decoration a band with wavy line and twenty four cut circles; below first band a second band encloses thirty-six cut circles and resembles a six pointed star when bowl is inverted and viewed from above; six stalk and leaf patterns spout from regions between points of the star form; flat polished base signed at edge "Orrefors Expo V 148.78 Eva Englund".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Orrefors Glasbruk, Source
1979-04-02