(Swedish, est. 1898)
Cut glass or crystal
Overall: 12.7 x 20.3 cm (5 x 8 in.)
The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension Fund 1965.384
The cuts on this bowl reference windows, or fönster, in Swedish.
This bowl was a popular model designed by Simon Gate in the 1930s for Orrefors that remained in production well into the 1960s. The thick walls added a weight and practicality to the bowl, while deeply incised vertical lines and half-circle cuts decorating the bowl evoke traditional aesthetics with a modernist flair.
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