Unica Vase

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Object Name: 
Unica Vase
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Overall H: 12 cm, W: 18.5 cm
Not on Display
Primary Description: 
Colorless, transparent blue-grey, deep red lead glasses; blown, cooled, cut or sandblasted, reheated, cased, blown; cut, polished. Deep colorless thick-walled faceted bowl with wide opening ground and polished flat, walls tapering to narrow base; internal non-repeating "graal" decoration of red squares, rectangles and "L"s (some solid, some with center decoration) within grid of red and blue-gray with minute oval airtraps, decoration tapers to swirl at base; outside walls have been cut in broad vertical panels that narrow towards base; overall polishing; base ground and polished flat; inscribed in block letters on base: "KOSTA/SWEDEN/VICKE LINDSTRAND/(in script) Unique 898".
Kosta Glasbruk AB, Source
Corning Museum of Glass 2003-09-22 through 2004-03-01
Corning Incorporated Gallery 2004-06-17 through 2004-10-03
Glass 1959: A Special Exhibition of International Contemporary Glass
Corning Museum of Glass 1959 through 1959
Glass 1959: A Special Exhibition of International Contemporary Glass (1959) illustrated, p. 284, pl. 250; BIB# 27614