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Gunnar Nylund lavender colored vase - Strombergshyttan 1950s.

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_._STRÖMBERGSHYTTAN43 of 87B 912 vase, Gunnar Nylund or Asta Stromberg - Strombergshyttan 1959.Rare light blue Gunnar Nylund vases - Strombergshyttan mid 1950s.
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    Posted 8 years ago

    rebessin
    (114 items)

    Here is another piece from Gunnar Nylunds production for Strombergshyttan. I have never seen the model before and first I thought of Vicke Lindstrand for Kosta. It is a 255 mm tall vase in light lavender color in an underlay. The model number is unknown, but the vase is marked with a color code X 67 and the text "color test". The color codes from Strombergshyttan is marked with an X and after that a number, therefore I'm quite sure this is a Strombergshyttan model.

    There are vases of similar form from other glassworks from 1950s but Nylund's design from the 1950s also includes such models, both in drawings that are preserved and in vase models I have seen. Seora from 1955 and Chimaro includes such models. So that this is a vase from Strombergshyttan and of Gunnar Nylund I think is correct. Everything points to it.

    The lavender color here is very beautiful and not so common I think. Probably both the model and the color are quite rare. I guess it has not been manufactured in large series, such as Vicke Lindstrands models with similar shape for Kosta. I'm glad I found this vase for my collection, and in my eyes it must be highly collectible, not least for the next to perfection masterblowers work.

    I'm trying to clarify Strombergshyttans unknown history and am delighted every time I come across these kinds of unusual and, as I see it, undocumented items. Now, another piece of the puzzle has fallen in place, (except for the models number). And my admiration for Gunnar Nylund as glass designer rises at the same rate as I can find new models of his signature.

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    1. Moonstonelover21 Moonstonelover21, 8 years ago
      Oh...love purple....WOW!!!
    2. austrohungaro austrohungaro, 8 years ago
      The last Nylund's items you're posting are amazing in their simplicity. Such nice glass items!!!
    3. rebessin rebessin, 8 years ago
      Thanks Moonstone, Bellin and Austro! Nylund surprise me a bit with his 1950s forms and colors. There is certainly more unknown to discover about his time as glass designer at Strombergshyttan. Try to do my best to bring more clarity.

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