Orrefors: A Century of Swedish Glassmaking

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Starting with the production of milk bottles and jam jars at a former ironworks in the Swedish province of Smaland, the groundwork was laid for what was to become a world-famous art glassworks of sweeping scope. In the centennial volume Orrefors: A Century of Swedish Glassmaking the tale of Orrefors is told by Dag Widman and Jan Brunius, each taking on half a century of glass art, from 1898 to 1998. Gunnel Holmer describes the craft of the blowing room and shops: the gatherers, gaffers, pots, and tank furnaces. Four ...

Orrefors: A Century of Swedish Glassmaking 1999, University of Washington Press, Seattle

ISBN-13: 9789179881528

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