This unique vintage paperweight from Kosta Boda, a world-renowned Swedish glassworks company, is a beautiful addition to any collection. The multicolor, hand-blown glass piece is a mini sculpture of a tulip called "Spring Time, " designed by Bertil Vallien in 1993. With a height of 4 cm / 1.8 in, this decorative paperweight is perfect for display on a desk or shelf. The piece features an incised backstamp and a glossy finish and comes from Scandinavia. It is an original production, with a model number of 90049, and belongs to the Art Deco style and Art Glass theme.
The paperweight is in great condition and will make a wonderful addition to any collection. Bertil Vallien (1938-) has designed many classics for the Swedish glassworks in Åfors, Boda, and Kosta.
One of the most well-known series is "Mini-sculptures" from 1993. It consists of 28 figurines with clear glass and colored layers. Which of Bertil's Mini-sculptures is your favorite?