This great example of Swedish lighting design will fit in even a low ceiling room. It is crafted with a brass fitting and a thick glass pale blue bowl etched with fanciful tropical fish and coral. It is reminiscent in style to the Art Nouveau cameo glass like Gall̩ with the glass cut back leaving the design in relief to the background. Orrefors is known for this type of work also.
MAKER Possibly Orrefors Glassworks (Sweden, 1898-present)
LITERATURE The Brilliance of Swedish glass 1918-1939, p. 107 for examples of this type of glass technique.
DATE c. 1930-50
DIMENSIONS Width 20 Depth 20 Height 17 in.
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