Posted 9 years ago
1. Vase, designed and made by Knut Bergqvist at Orrefors about 1918.
Height: 18 cm.
A slightly greenish crystal nuance.
Bergqvist composed and made an own dinnerwere at Orrefors in a small series. Among others purchased by the firm Marshall Field in Chicago. He also made a vase in the same style, with optic blown foot and pleated stripe. The vase I inherited from my grandfather and father.
2-3. Two pencil drawings by Edward Hald 1918. Portaits of masterblower Knut Bergqvist.
Signed : "Till Bergqvist från Hald/18" (For Bergqvist from Hald/1918).
Unfortunately the portraits are drawn on transparent thin, fragil papper and thererfore has worn over the years.
4. Engraved Selter glass by Edward Hald, Orrefors 1918. Signed Of, Ha, GA ( engraver Gustav Abels) and with numbers for the model and engraving pattern.
Height: 10 cm.
Clear, uncoloured crystal.