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Jug designed by Bertil Vallien (Boda, ca. 1960)

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...JUGS, DECANTERS, ETC94 of 101Bouquet, Jungfru, Kvadrat decanters and jugs by Signe Persson-Melin (Boda, 1960s)RHAPSODY decanter and glasses, Sven Palmqvist (Orrefors, 1959)
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    Posted 9 years ago

    austrohung…
    (583 items)

    Not long ago I posted here the pictures of two simmilar designs by Vallien (http://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/48987-2-jugs-designed-by-bertil-vallien-boda?in=user), and not long after I did it I was able to find this one. Although there's no designer's name on the sticker I saw a picture of a simmilar smaller one (this one stands 25 cm. tall whereas the smaller one was just 15) with Vallien's name on it.

    What I love from these designs is that they're heavily inspired by the Spanish traditional wine bottle called porrón.

    Also Bengt Orup designed a piece inspired in the "porrón" in 1952, and he called it Porro.

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    1. cobaltcobold cobaltcobold, 9 years ago
      And it's practical. You don't need a glass anymore!
    2. austrohungaro austrohungaro, 9 years ago
      haha, but your shirts will probably get very dirty! :)

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