Vintage Orrefors Swedish Crystal Set Of Two Neptunus Blue Incalmo Bowls
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Vintage Orrefors Swedish Crystal Set Of Two Neptunus Blue Incalmo Bowls:
For your collecting and offerding consideration we offer a Gorgeous Set of Two Orrefors Swedish Neptunus Blue Incalmo Crystal Art Glass Bowls Designed By Lars Hellsten.
Orrefors began production in 1914 in the same location as an ironworks had been in operation since the early 1700's. It is called "Orrefors" after the beautiful Lake Orrefors. Orrefors means "The ORRE Waterfall". They are known for their high quality and exquisite designs World over. Lars Hellsten began in 1972 and has pieces of his art glass in museums throughout the World. He is known for his massive and forceful glass designs. He is a modern master glass designer. The bowl offered here is made in the Incalmo process which is a complex technique of joining two different types and colors of glass pieces that meet in perfect harmony to create a beautiful piece os glass. It is Art Decor and Modern in design.
The large bowl measures 7" Diameter x 4" High and is a beautiful royal blue with a band of clear crystal around the top of the bowl. It is a very heavy piece that is in Perfect condition with no chips, cracks or flaws to note. The smaller bowl measures 5&3/8" Diameter x 3" High and is the same royal blue with a band of clear crystal around the top of the bowl. It is also a heavy piece that is in Perfect condition with no chips, cracks or flaws to note. It appears that these were used for display only. They are both signed in acid etch on the base: ORREFORS with a "C" for copyright. The larger one also has the original Orrefors Sweden sticker with the Seal on it. If you collect Orrefors Crystal and don't have a brilliant and beautiful art glass bowl set like these, you may want to consider this unique set for your collection. They will only go up in value and are a good investment whether you desire to give them as a gift or keep them for yourself. Some say Orrefors is better quality crystal than Waterford. Good Luck In Your offerding, as always.