Absolutely Superb Collectible Heavy (1.4kg) Scandinavian Kosta Boda Cobalt Blue Glass Dish / Ashtray Designed By Anna Ehrner & In Perfect Condition (7/18cm, 1.4kg). Marvellous designer item with lovely weight and feel.
Needs to be seen and handled to be fully appreciated as the photographs really do not do it justice. Work of a master glass craftsman of the highest order. In fact if you are looking for one such item, youd be very hard pressed to find many better. Please browse all 12 sets of photographs for size, weight and condition as they are self explanatory.
Kosta Glasbruk later known as Kosta Boda is a Swedish glassworks founded by two foreign officers in Charles XII's army, Anders Koskull and Georg Bogislaus Staël von Holstein, in 1742. The name is a portmanteau of the founders' surnames, Ko(skull) + Sta(el).It is located in Kosta, Sweden, which was named for the company. The surrounding region has become known as the "Kingdom of Crystal" and is now a tourist site which attracts a million visitors annually. Early production consisted of window glass, chandeliers and drinking glasses.
From the 1840s, the factory was at the forefront of new trends and technical developments, producing pressed glass, and in the 1880s setting up a new glass-cutting workshop. Having merged with Boda Glasbruk in Emmaboda Municipality, Kosta Glasbruk is still active today under the name of Kosta Boda. Anna Bosdotter Ehrner Eriksson, born May 24, 1948 in Danderyd is an eminent gifted Swedish designer and glass artist.Anna Ehrner has collaborated with Kosta Boda since 1974. Ehrner is represented at the Röhsska Museum, National museum, Kalmar Art Museum, and the Musée des Arts Decoratifs in Paris.
She has been awarded the Excellent Swedish Form Award. The item "Swedish Anna Ehrner Kosta Boda Cobalt Blue Glass Dish / Ashtray (7/18cm, 1.4kg)" is in sale since Saturday, December 22, 2018. This item is in the category "Pottery, Porcelain & Glass\Glass\Art Glass\Scandinavian\Kosta Boda". The seller is "santoor-uk" and is located in Eccles, Greater Manchester.
This item can be shipped worldwide.