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Vase

Designer:
Edvin Öhrström (Swedish, 1906–1994)
Date:
1939
Medium:
Glass, Ariel technique
Dimensions:
8 1/8 x 7 in. (20.6 x 17.8 cm)
Classification:
Glass
Credit Line:
Purchase, Edward C. Moore Jr. Gift, 1939
Accession Number:
39.154.5
Not on view
Inscription: Signed (outside bottom): E Ohrstróm

Marking: (outside bottom): ariel Nª104/Sweden/Orrefors 1939
Sweden House, Inc. (1939; sold to MMA)

New York World's Fair, Swedish Pavilion. April 30, 1939–October 27, 1940.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "A Century of Design, Part ll: 1925-1950," May 9–October 29, 2000, no catalogue.

Kansas City, Mo. Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. "Inventing the Modern World: Decorative Arts at the World's Fairs, 1851–1939," April 14–August 19, 2012, no. 186.

Pittsburgh. Carnegie Museum of Art. "Inventing the Modern World: Decorative Arts at the World's Fairs, 1851–1939," October 13, 2012–February 24, 2013, no. 186.

Preston Remington. "Contemporary Swedish and Danish Decorative Arts." Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 35 (May 1940), p. 104.

R. Craig Miller. Modern Design in The Metropolitan Museum of Art 1890–1990. New York, 1990, ill. p. 143 (color).

Kevin W. Tucker in Inventing the Modern World: Decorative Arts at the World's Fairs, 1851–1939. Exh. cat., Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City. Pittsburgh, 2012, pp. 244, 270, no. 186, fig. 26 (color).



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