Original Mid-century Glass Vase by Nils Landberg for Orrefors from the dusk range.


Original Mid-century Glass Vase by Nils Landberg for Orrefors from the dusk range.
Dusk Series, Signed & Numbered
1955, Mid-Century Modern, Sweden
Height: 28 cm
Signature: In bottom, “Orrefors NU 3538/7” (N in NU stands for Nils, U means that the vase have been made in a studio)
There is age related wear on the bottom and also some small nibbles, only visable at a close look (see images).
This wase by Nils Landberg showcasing intricate sommerso technique in dusk green colour and clear base.
Although we are 65 years since this vase was produced, many today still want the same clean Modern design, quality materials and unique craftsmanship that can be seen here. Here’s a longer example of one of the less common forms available from the Dusk series collection.
About the designer:
Nils Landberg (1907-1991)

Nils Landberg was a Swedish glass artist, in the years 1923-1925 he studied at the graphic line Slöjföreningen in Gothenburg. After graduating there, he went on suggestions to the school of wood carving in Orrefors. He remained loyal to Orrefors until 1972.

Initially he was active as an engraver, but later became a designer in 1936. 

He designed several table tops for Orrefors, such as “Prelude,” Illusion “and” Gustav II Adolf “. smoky or blue decoration was the best-selling book often at auction. 

The glass object that is almost identical to Nils Landberg is his “Tulip glass”. An excellent book designed in the early 1950s and today They are in great demand, they are made in various designs, sizes and colors. 

Nils Landberg died in 1991

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