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Dutch art glass3 of 4''Meydam'' bottles, Leerdam Netherlands 1956Floris Meydam
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Posted 2 years ago

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Floris Meydam The Industriels ( 1961) emerald green 30 cm high diameter base 12 cm and top 5 cm.
In 1961 all Leerdamse designers ( S. Valkema,A.Copier F.Meydam,W.Heesen,G Thomassen and N.Zaludová)where asked to design a serie of modern vases for specific flowers. Finally a serie of 40 vases were made called: "The Industrialists'. They colors we conducted in zirkoonrood, emerald green and yellow helio also some where made in blue . The color yellow heliostats (solar yellow) was difficult to make. The first series was treated as waste by the factory and sold directly to employees of the factory. There were also several models in a light green color bottles made??.

http://www.nationaalglasmuseum.nl/collectie/resultaat?form=default&option=com_memorixbeeld&Itemid=25&view=search&layout=result&q_searchfield=de+industrielen&f_vervaardiger=&q_Objectnaam=&f_jaar=&q_jaar=&q_Kleur=

old photos of the factory of all vases and al colors

pic 4 next to 2 alsterfors vases

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  1. GlasswareGuy GlasswareGuy, 2 years ago
    very nice shape and it complements my old alsterfors vases very well ;-)
  2. austrohungaro austrohungaro, 2 years ago
    An amazingly simple shape! It's funny Andre Ricard designed a candle with the same shape :) [http://www.lacereriaonline.com/epages/62962631.sf/es_ES/?ObjectPath=/Shops/62962631/Products/STABILO] and there is a Spanish perfume bottle also with the same shape [http://www.todocoleccion.net/prime-minister-parera-bote-agua-colonia~x33544545] :)
  3. vlkma238412 vlkma238412, 2 years ago
    thanks for the loves and comments its kind of a lab bottle shape and it looks great next to your alsterfors Glasswareguy missed you here
  4. GlasswareGuy GlasswareGuy, 2 years ago
    it also looks a lot like the 2528 decanter by timo sarpaneva.. glad i found that one after all these years. it doesnt pop up too often.
  5. artislove artislove, 2 years ago
    lab bottle shapes suggest mysterious chemicals and their reactions to me !! i bet those mysterious colours have their function in the proces,am i dreaming or just romantic?(ha ha ha)

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