Holidays.net Online Store

Holdays.net Home


October 23rd, 2014
Diwali/Deepavali

October 24th, 2014
United Nations Day

October 24th, 2014
World Development Information Day

October 25th, 2014
Muharram/Islamic New Year

October 27th, 2014
World Day for Audiovisual Heritage

October 29th, 2014
World Stroke Day

October 31st, 2014
Halloween

October 31st, 2014
Nevada Day

November 1st, 2014
All Saints

November 1st, 2014
All Saints' Day

November 2nd, 2014
All Souls' Day

November 2nd, 2014
Daylight Saving Time ends

November 4th, 2014
Election Day

November 6th, 2014
World Day to Protect the Environment in War

November 6th, 2014
Return Day Delaware

November 10th, 2014
World Science Day

November 11th, 2014
Veterans Day

November 14th, 2014
World Diabetes Day

November 16th, 2014
International Day for Tolerance

November 16th, 2014
World Day for Road Traffic Victims

November 19th, 2014
International Men's Day

November 20th, 2014
Africa Industrialization Day

November 20th, 2014
World Philosophy Day

November 20th, 2014
Universal Children's Day

 



Search:

Kosta Boda "open Minds" Art Glass Vase By Ulrica Hv / Scandinavian-picasso-eames For Sale

Kosta Boda

"Open Minds" Kosta Boda Art Glass Vase
by
Ulrica Hydman-Vallien

Signed and Dated

~ please scroll down for more photos ~

Modernist Scandinavian art glass vase designed and painted by Ulrica Hydman-Vallien
for Kosta Boda of Sweden.

Clear hand-blown formed and shaped glass with scattered bubble inclusions. Hand-painted and fired figural enamel decoration.

Signed and dated by the artist, in fired enamel, on the side, near the foot in the back:

"Ulrica HV / 86"

Signed and numbered by the glass company with engraving on the bottom foot rim:

"Kosta Boda - Artist Coll. - Ulrica HV - 49828" SIZE:

Height - 12.5" / Diameter - 5.5"

Weight - This vase is a rare and attractive example of Ulrica Hydman-Vallien's series, "Open Minds" for Kosta Boda. Instead of having been made from colored glass, as most examples are, this piece was made from a clear glass, allowing the decoration to be seen from all sides and giving a variety of expression to the Picasso-esque face painted on the vase by Ulrica. As well, this vase is different than most in that it has a rim that was cut while hot and the corners of the cut were separated and extended upward giving the face a feline or 'cat-like' appearance.

The facial decoration is loosely painted in Ulrica's unique style in black with red lips and light blue eyes.

The glass body of the vase is heavy and an added decoration is the tiny bubbles, mostly near the bottom, that add another layer of dimension to the piece. The pontil, on the bottom of the piece has been nicely ground and polished and overall the vase is of the highest quality, as is the case with all Kosta Boda Swedish art glass.

This piece is in perfect condition. There are no scratches, no chips, no haze to the interior or exterior, no damage and no restorations. Ulrica Hydman-Vallien (Swedish, b. 1938) is one of Sweden’s best known glass artists, whose unmistakable figures have embellished a variety of things besides art glass, including such as mobile phones and the tails of airplanes. Ulrica Hydman-Vallien’s most important form of expression is her powerful imagery.

Ulrica Hydman went to Konstfack in Stockholm where she studied ceramics and glass . Her teacher there was Stig Lindberg . At the College of Arts, she met her future husband, Bertil Vallien, who she married in September 1963. After completing the program, together they made study trips to Mexico and the United States, during the early 1960's , where they both worked with ceramics. Back home in Sweden again Bertil Vallien was offered a job as an artist and designer at Afors glassworks and they soon moved from Stockholm to the small glassworks city in Smaland.

She paints her striking and humorous designs straight onto the glass with free and unrestrained energy. She made her breakthrough with Caramba and Open Minds, followed by her popular Tulipa range. PLEASE NOTE :

The low opening offer, with , is not meant to reflect upon the actual monetary value of the piece. My sales are structured this way to encourage offerding and to allow the final sale price to be determined by the buyers. ~ please click on image for high definition photos ~

This item will be a museum quality addition to any collection of Scandinavian Art Glass and will display beautifully in any Mid Century Modern, Eames Era, Danish Modern, or Arts and Crafts decor.

This object comes from a smoke-free, pet-free environment and it will be carefully packed and shipped for quick and safe arrival to its new owner.

Please look carefully at all the photographs to view the details and condition of the piece. Please e-mail with any questions ... we always respond quickly!

Shipped from Brisbane, California, USA.
International shipping by USPS.

Items shipped to a location in California are subject to CA State sales tax.All of our pieces are guaranteed authentic, as described, and to your satisfaction, with a full money-back guarantee, including return shipping, if returned promptly and in good condition.


Kosta Boda

This item has been shown 0 times.

Buy Now

Kosta Boda "open Minds" Art Glass Vase By Ulrica Hv / Scandinavian-picasso-eames:
$86




Vintage Bub Vase Waited Bottom Kosta Sweden Euc picture
Vintage Bub Vase Waited Bottom Kosta Sweden Euc


Kosta Boda Atoll Mint Green Votive Candlehodler picture
Kosta Boda Atoll Mint Green Votive Candlehodler


Kosta Boda Mint Green Atoll Candle picture
Kosta Boda Mint Green Atoll Candle


Kosta Boda Decanter Carafe Fish Stopper Ann Wahlstrom 89282 Clear Blue Yellow picture
Kosta Boda Decanter Carafe Fish Stopper Ann Wahlstrom 89282 Clear Blue Yellow


Vintage Kosta Vase By Vicke Lindstrand picture
Vintage Kosta Vase By Vicke Lindstrand


Kosta Boda Candlesticks. Signed picture
Kosta Boda Candlesticks. Signed


Kosta Boda Bertil Vallien Signed Rainbow Vase 22cms High See Photos Below picture
Kosta Boda Bertil Vallien Signed Rainbow Vase 22cms High See Photos Below


Kosta Boda Apple-shaped Paperweight picture
Kosta Boda Apple-shaped Paperweight


Kosta Boda Candle Votive picture
Kosta Boda Candle Votive


Twister Base By Kosta Boda, Green, Artist  Kjell Engman picture
Twister Base By Kosta Boda, Green, Artist Kjell Engman