Bowl

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Object Name: 
Bowl
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
80.3.8
Dimensions: 
H: 11 cm, L: 18.2 cm, W: 15.3 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1978
Primary Description: 
Colorless and purple tinted glasses; blown, cased, engraved, acid-etched or sandblasted. Ovoid shape with flared lip and solid base with inverted conical profile; rounded rim; abstract geometric decoration surrounds body, consisting of six frames composed of contrasted ogee arches, the frames separated by six vertical decorative elements, each with two four pointed stars and one central flower form of five connected circles; beneath this decoration a band with wavy line and twenty-four cut circles; a second band below the first enframes thirty-six cut circles and resembles a six pointed star when bowl is inverted and viewed from above; flat polished base signed at edge "Orrefors Expo V 158-78 Eva Englund".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Orrefors Glasbruk, Source
1979-04-02