VINTAGE LIMITED EDITION ART GLASS SCULPTURE. BY MONICA BACKSTROM FOR KOSTA BODA.An extraordinary work of the glassmakers art, this two-piece sculpture was created by Monica Backstrom in an edition limited to 100 examples. Standing over 9 inches tall and 4 1/2 inches wide, this is a multi-colored work with exquisitely crafted inclusions of color internal to the glass. Together, the bulbous base and twin-peaked top weigh over 800 grams (almost two pounds of handcrafted crystal). Monica Backstrom was the featured cover artist in the Summer 2001 issue of GLASS, the journal of the world-reknowned UrbanGlass studio. Backstrom was born in 1939 in Stockholm, Sweden, and came to Boda Glasbruk in 1965 with revolutionary ideas as to the appearance of glass. Today, her work is in museum collections around the world. These include the world-famous Corning Glass Museum (Corning NY), American Craft Museum (NYC), Victoria and Albert Museum (London), and the Cooper-Hewitt Museum (part of the Smithsonian Institute, located in New York City).
This piece is in perfect condition, and is signed 8MBA AT 953000 100 ATELIER KOSTA BODA BACKSTROM. The item "KOSTA BODA RARE VINTAGE MONICA BACKSTROM ART GLASS SCULPTURE, ed 100" is in sale since Friday, February 15, 2019.
This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Glass\Art Glass\Scandinavian\Kosta Boda". The seller is "comforts" and is located in Old Westbury, New York. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Finland, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Japan, Sweden, South Korea, South africa, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Jamaica, Antigua and barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Montserrat, Turks and caicos islands, Barbados, Bermuda, Bolivia, Ecuador, French guiana, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Martinique, Peru, Paraguay, Uruguay.