Large Vintage Kosta Boda Sweden Art Glass Speckled Egg Backstrom Scandinavian
LARGE VINTAGE KOSTA BODA SWEDEN ART GLASS SPECKLED EGG BACKSTROM SCANDINAVIAN. UALITY SCANDINAVIAN ART GLASS DESIGNED BY MONICA BACKSTROM FOR KOSTA BODA. Presenting an exquisite larger sized speckled art glass egg designed by Monica Backstrom in the 1970s and produced by the quality Scandinavian glass makers Kosta Boda. Designed by one of Kosta Boda's leading artists, this exquisite piece has a perfectly curved , clean-lined modernis t form and a wonderfully appealing unique and individual coloured surface treatment. This fabulous hollow egg shaped form has been crafted in a frosted clear glass. Randomly sized speckles of frit colour cover the surface of the egg, elegantly following the sleek curved contour of the form. An appealing cool-toned combination of various shades of blue, green and pearlescent white toned mottles combine to create a wonderfully unique coloured surface. The colours were applied as frits to the original gather, and worked into the surface of the glass as it was blown into shape. By the very nature of the beautiful random surface treatment, each individual piece in the series is totall y unique. The individual frits create an appealing subtle texture, adding a wonderful tactile element to the design. This piece looks sensational with light passing through the frosted glass surface which beautifully diffuses the light creating an exquisite internal glow and casting beautiful reflections. This beautifully designed hollow formed egg has been expertly hand crafted and well finished with a quality flat ground base. This stunning egg has long lost its label, but there is no doubting this is a genuine vintage Kosta Boda as documented on page 154 of "Fire and Sea - Scandinavian Glass 1930 -2000" by Leslie Pina & Lorenzo Vigier. This magnificent piece is presented in excellent vintage condition with no chips, cracks or repairs.
This piece has been exceptionally well cared for and presents spectacularly. This impressive larger sized Boda egg stands approx 185mms tall and measures approx 140mms in width at its widest point. This exceptional example would make a n outstanding addition to any Monica Backstrom, Scandinavian art glass, or vintage Kosta Boda glass collection! A sensational feature in any modernist or contemporary styled space! Perfect for a grouped arrangement of varying sized Kosta eggs.
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This item is in the category "Pottery, Glass\Glass\Art Glass\Scandinavian". The seller is "threetreefrogs" and is located in melbourne. This item can be shipped worldwide.