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1941

  • Work on this object began.

1951

  • Work on this object ended.

1955

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2022

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Tumbler (Sweden)

This is a tumbler. It was designed by Edward Hald and made for Orrefors Glassworks. It is dated ca. 1946 and we acquired it in 1955. Its medium is graal glass (blown and cased colored and clear glass). It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of Mrs. A. Murray Young.

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Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 8.6 x 6.3 cm (3 3/8 x 2 1/2 in.)

It has the following markings

On underside: Hald [incised] Orrefors [very faint] / Omkrg 1946

Cite this object as

Tumbler (Sweden); Designed by Edward Hald (Swedish, 1883–1980); graal glass (blown and cased colored and clear glass); H x diam.: 8.6 x 6.3 cm (3 3/8 x 2 1/2 in.); Museum purchase through gift of Mrs. A. Murray Young; 1955-65-2

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