Mint condition hooped glass vase in deep blue cased with white glass inside designed by Per Olof Strom and produced at Alsterfors Glass. Signed and dated 67 on the base, this is pattern number S 5014. It stands 4 3/4" tall and is 3 1/2" in diameter. Alsterfors began as an iron foundry, but started making glass in 1885, when the factory was bought by J. A. Gottwald Fogelberg, who was the manager of Kosta. Alsterfors became part of the Association of Swedish Crystal Manufacturers in 1903. Notable designers at the factory include Edvin Ollers, Ingrid Atterberg, Fabian Lundkvist, and of course Per Olof Strom. The factory closed in 1980. Great 60s form and wonderful color & condition.
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