Martini Pitcher

Martini Pitcher

c. 1960

designer

Victor Emanuel Lindstrand

(Swedish, 1904-1983)

made at

Kosta Glasbruk Kosta Glasbruk

(Swedish, est. 1742)

Glass

Overall: 30.6 cm (12 1/16 in.)

Gift of Lillian and Derek Ostergard in Memory of Louise Rorimer Dushkin 1998.150

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Lindstrand experimented with form and technique. At the same time he made this boldly minimalist pitcher, he also experimented with engraving recycled glass.

Description

This free-blown vase exudes a timeless, minimalist style. Boldness of form became an iconic characteristic of Lindstrand’s glass vessel designs of the 1960s, which were often considered to have a sculptural quality.

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