Wonderful Signed Bertil Vallien B. 1938 Kosta Boda Art Glass Sculpture. The sculpture is sand-cast glass with metal and glass inclusions.
The front part is clear glass with tiny glass bubbles -- a clear face that is touched with gold on the top -- included are small metal pieces, a white piece with green stripes and a lizard-shaped top -- a large blue egg-shaped glass piece with orange stripes -- green glass piece, and you can see the zipper or seam design in the center from the reverse side. The reverse side is brown with the glass inclusions, and white and black seam lines.The white base is a naturally-shaped piece of granite. The sculpture is named, "Heading1" Circa 1990. Vallien Kosta Boda 30580253 at the bottom front. SIZE: Entire sculpture is 19 inches high x 5 3/4 inches wide (the top part).
The base is 11 inches long x 8 inches wide. The base has a couple fine hairline marks (could be as made). Wonderful display piece -- especially with a light source. This is a heavy piece -- weighing 36 pounds.
The item "Bertil Vallien Kosta Boda Art Glass Sculpture 19 High Heading 1" is in sale since Sunday, May 14, 2017. This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Glass\Art Glass\Scandinavian\Kosta Boda". The seller is "50fx" and is located in Red Hook, New York. This item can be shipped worldwide.