A vase of the Kraka (fishnet) series designed by Sven Palmquist for Orrefors Sweden in 1954. Kraka refers to a Nordic legend in which a beautiful woman appeared dressed in a fisherman’s net. Clear crystal glas with a wire mesh decoration causing several small air bubbles cased with blue and amber glass and overerlayed with a clear glass layer. This example dates to the 1950s. Signed with: "Orrefors Kraka Nr. 411 Sven Palmquist". One of the iconic designs of Scandinavian art glass in the 20th century.
Height: 8.46" (21.5 cm)
Diameter: 4.13" (10.5 cm)