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1981

  • Work on this object began.

1982

  • Work on this object ended.

1983

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2021

  • You found it!

Tree of Life Bowl, 1981–1982

This is a bowl. It was designed by Olle Alberius. It is dated 1981–1982 and we acquired it in 1983. Its medium is blown, applied, engraved and etched glass. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Gift of Orrefors AB.

Its dimensions are

Overall: 18.7 x 23.6 x 19.2 cm (7 3/8 x 9 5/16 x 7 9/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Etched on underside: ORREFORS 9059390 Olle Albarius Gallery 2-83 B.E.

Cite this object as

Tree of Life Bowl, 1981–1982; Designed by Olle Alberius (Swedish, 1926 - 1993); blown, applied, engraved and etched glass; Overall: 18.7 x 23.6 x 19.2 cm (7 3/8 x 9 5/16 x 7 9/16 in.); Gift of Orrefors AB; 1983-28-1

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