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Three vases in colored underlay - Gunnar Nylund Strombergshyttan 1956-57.

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_._STRÖMBERGSHYTTAN36 of 87Strombergshyttan - Asta Stromberg or Gunnar Nylund?Gunnar Nylund Chimaro vases - Strömbergshyttan 1950s.
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    Posted 8 years ago

    rebessin
    (114 items)

    I continue my "digging" into the unknown Strömbergshyttan. Here I show three thin vases with colored underlay. Model Number B754 in color code X50 = 73, model B735 color X52 = 154 and B736 color code X59 = 80.

    Without a doubt, the vases designed by Gunnar Nylund. Model numbers place them around 1956-57 in time. They are quite different from Strömbergshyttans traditional design with thicker glass. One could also say that Gunnar Nylund introduced colors at Strömbergshyttan. Before he was engaged had the colors most consisted of various tinted crystal shades. The usual bluish and a few with green tinted, brown tinted and yellow tones. But Nylund also inroduced designs with sharper and sometimes more frequent (opalescent) colors in underlay with clear crystal over. His thicker, so called sommerso glass, with colored underlay is perhaps more known than these very thin and delicate vases, but they are no less beautiful for that.

    My latest find of Strömbergshyttans 1950s glass has surprised me a little bit, and I've got a somewhat different picture of the production seen from what I had before. When I was growing up in the 1960s (I was born in 1955) and ran around and playing in the glasworks, most of these 1950s models was discontinued, so I do not remember Strömbergshyttans glass like that from my childhood. I have now also got hold of some more product catalogs, which I hope will give me more knowledge about the glassworks historic manufacturing.

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    1. SEAN68 SEAN68, 8 years ago
      STUNNING rebessin:)!!!
    2. SEAN68 SEAN68, 8 years ago
      Hey rebessin did per lutken work for Strombergshyttan?
    3. rebessin rebessin, 8 years ago
      Thanks Sean! No per Lütken did not work for Strömbergshyttan, what I know.
    4. SEAN68 SEAN68, 8 years ago
      Thankyou for the confirmation rebessin:)
    5. SEAN68 SEAN68, 8 years ago
      I thought so:)
    6. SEAN68 SEAN68, 8 years ago
      your welcome rebessin:)
    7. vetraio50 vetraio50, 8 years ago
      Are these pieces signed, rebessin? Such delicate colours!
    8. rebessin rebessin, 8 years ago
      They are signed with model numbers and color code.

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