Mid Century glass bowl by Vicke Lindstrand for Kosta, circa late 1950s. Elongated elliptical, footed form with decorative lines cut along its length. Heavy gauge clear glass. Ground pontil mark to base. Etched LG (denoting cut glass from Kosta) and number 208. The bowl is 28.5 cm in length, 15.5 cm in width and 5 cm in height.
Kosta glasbruk was founded in 1741 and is one of the world’s oldest operating glassworks. The name Kosta was derived using the first letters from the names of the two founders of the glassworks (Anders Koskull and Georg Bogislaus Staël von Holstein). Over time Kosta became Sweden´s leading glassworks, producing a wide range of items from basic glassware to luxury art glass pieces. Vicke Lindstrand (1904-1983) worked at Kosta from 1950 to 1973 as artist director.
Elliptical Comb Cut Glass Bowl by Vicke Lindstrand for Kosta c.late 1950s
This bowl is in very good overall condition commensurate with age. No chips or cracks to the glass. Surface signs of a