Tulip Vase by Nils Landberg for Orrefors, Sweden ca. 1957
Item e6480

Stylish 'Tulip' vase with elongated, fluting body on a slender column and flaring base in light red and clear coloration. Designed by Nils Landberg and produced by Orrefors, Sweden in 1957. A superb example from this iconic series. Engraved signature on the base "Orrefors Expo NU 311-57." 

Nils Landberg (197 -1991) was a Swedish glass artist who developed the slender glass for Orrefors in the late 1940s. The Tulip series bear his artistic signature

Height: 14.17" (36 cm)
Diameter: 5.12" (13 cm)

Literature Reference:
Kerstin Wickman, Orrefors, Stockholm 1998, page 75
Helmut Ricke und Ulrich Gronert, Glas in Schweden 1915 - 1960, Muenchen 1986, page 173
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