Posted 9 years ago
Eight-sided Hadeland Glassworks vase by Torvald Kildal Moseid and entitled “Lady of the Landscape” – etched or sandblasted. This example executed in 1948. It is 4.5 inches tall by 7.75 inches wide and marked “Hadeland 48. T.K.M. 586”.
Hadeland Glassworks has been in operation in Norway since 1762.
Torvald Moseid (1917 – 2000) worked with glass, earthenware, textiles and wood. In connection with study and work in Europe and Asia he drew impressions from Classical, Byzantine, Romanesque and Gothic art. He also worked with sandblasted glass. In 1995 Moseid was awarded the King's Gold Medal of Merit in Norway