Carl Fagerlund for Orrefors Glass Pendent

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Carl Fagerlund for Orrefors Glass Pendent

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Carl Fagerlund for Orrefors Glass Pendent


About Carl Fagerlund for Orrefors Glass Pendent with Brass Hardware Body of Glass 14" x 6" dia. While Orrefors was receiving critical praise across the Atlantic, World War II was breaking out in Europe. At a time when many of the glassworks factories across mainland Europe were being forced to slow down production or close all together due to the war, production at Orrefors continued to flourish. During the war years, Orrefors manufactured some of the finest studio ranges in Sweden. With Sweden's neutrality and geographical location, not only were materials more easily available, but a safe place was provided where glass artists affected by the occupation could come and continue to practice their art. With the influx of designers, along with the continued practice of hiring national designers like Carl Fagerland, Orrefors was able to create an extensive network of artists and craftsmen that would benefit their ability to continue to produce glass as well as to experiment with various techniques throughout the war. CONTINUE READING + Details PLACE OF ORIGIN Sweden DATE OF MANUFACTURE 1940's PERIOD 20th Century MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES Brass, Glass CONDITION Excellent Condition. DIMENSIONS 34 in.H 86 cmH DIAMETER 6 in. (15 cm) DEALER LOCATION New York, NY NUMBER OF ITEMS 1 REFERENCE NUMBER U09022778361074