An exceptional glass sculpture by Monica Backstrom for Kosta Boda. A heavily cased glass vase dramatically cut to reveal layers of intense blue and yellow. The outer surface encrusted in a metallic blue frosting. Blue & yellow & Clear w/ Iridescent "Moon Stone" Finish--Signed & Numbered--Pristine. A wonderful piece of sculptural glass, that will enhance any table, console, etc.Please note that these colors are even more radiant in person. This bowl is an individually handcrafted sculpture, a handmade work of art each is unique. Signed underneath (engraved) by the world famous artist-designer Monica Backstrom. Moonlanding sculptures and glass artwork reflect a unique formation of glass inspired by molten formations of the early cosmos, earth, the moon, extra-terrestrial rocks and planets, volcanic rocks and primordial geological formations.
Kosta, the oldest Swedish glass factory, was founded in 1742. In 1903, Kosta and Reijmyre, another glass factory, merged but retained their names. Kosta became one of the leaders in Sweden of fine art and tableware. During the 1920s through the 1950s, many pieces of the original design were made at the factory.Kosta and Boda merged with Afors in 1964 and created the Afors Group in 1971. In 1976, the name Kosta Boda was adopted.
The company merged with Orrefors in 1990 and is still working. The item "RARE Kosta Boda MOONLANDING Monica Backstrom Swedish Art-Glass Large Bowl MINT" is in sale since Wednesday, December 06, 2017.This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Glass\Art Glass\Scandinavian\Kosta Boda". The seller is "imagingsuppliesoutlet" and is located in Seminole, Florida. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Colombia, Panama, Jamaica, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Russian federation.