Share your favorites on Show & Tell

Drop vase B820 - Asta Stromberg for Strombergshyttan late 1950s

In Art Glass > Scandinavian Art Glass > Show & Tell.
_._STRÖMBERGSHYTTAN48 of 87Gunnar Nylund vase on heel base - Strombergshyttan 1950s.Square prism vase - Gunnar Nylund, Strombergshyttan 1954.
Love it
Like it

AmberRoseAmberRose loves this.
BudekBudek loves this.
Moonstonelover21Moonstonelover21 loves this.
MisglassMisglass loves this.
miKKoChristmas11miKKoChristmas11 loves this.
MacArtMacArt loves this.
cobaltcoboldcobaltcobold loves this.
austrohungaroaustrohungaro loves this.
nldionnenldionne loves this.
vetraio50vetraio50 loves this.
See 8 more
Add to collection

    Please create an account, or Log in here

    If you don't have an account, create one here.

    Create a Show & TellReport as inappropriate

    Posted 8 years ago

    (114 items)

    Height 130 mm
    Width 100 mm
    Thickness 60 mm

    This vase model B 820 is (what I can see) a design by Asta Stromberg and from late 1950s. I have seen the model in other sizes (100 and 210mm) and also with engraved skate dancer. The vase with engraved skate dancer was signed "Stromberg B820/C908 A. Stromberg/R. Strand/A.S."

    It may seem confusing with this signing, but on reflection it is quite logical. The model is of Asta Stromberg and engraving C 908 is a collaboration between Asta Stromberg and Rune Strand. I know (according to my brother) that Rune Strand on some occasions redrewed the engraving Asta Stromberg came with, and that the engraving with the ice dancer probably is one of these. Therefore the special signing in that case. The signing of the vase also tells us that Asta Stromberg (and not Gunnar Nylund) is the designer behind the model B820.

    Scandinavian Art Glass
    See all
    Vintage Sweden Signed Orrefors Etched Art Glass Vase Woman Feeding Birds
    Vintage Sweden Signed Orrefors Etch...
    Oiva Toikka Nuutajavvi Glass Bird Flycatcher Sieppo Blue. Iittala Finland  A/F
    Oiva Toikka Nuutajavvi Glass Bird F...
    VINTAGE Erik Hoglundsigned Pukeberg Glassworks Man Woman Sculptures, c. 1980
    VINTAGE Erik Hoglundsigned Pukeberg...
    Swedish Art Glass Tortoise Paperweight Decorative Ornament By Josef Marcolin
    Swedish Art Glass Tortoise Paperwei...
    Vintage Sweden Signed Orrefors Etched Art Glass Vase Woman Feeding Birds
    Vintage Sweden Signed Orrefors Etch...
    See all

    Want to post a comment?

    Create an account or login in order to post a comment.