Vase designed by Alf Wallander for Reijmyre,
Acid etched glass.
H: 66 cm/ 2' 2"
Diameter: 16 cm/ 6 9/32"
Etched, engraved and sanded by Axel Enoch Boman (1875-1949).
Signed: Reijmyre A. WALLANDER 1914 AE Boman No 346 UNIK.
Provenance: This vase was exhibited at the Baltic exhibition in Malmö in 1914. The exhibition can be seen as the last major manifestation of the Art Nouveau style in Sweden. The exhibition area - in the current Pildammsparken - comprised 490,000 square meters.The exhibition poster, drawn by Ernst Norlind (1877-1952), showed, like the auction's vase, a picture of flying cranes.
Literature: Karin Lundgren, Reijmyre glasbruk, Östergötlands Länsmuseum 2010, p. 73.
Full page sketch of the vase p. 76.
Price: on application