This eye-appealing book presents a sweeping survey of much sought after designs from Finnish and Swedish glass-making communities throughout the twentieth century. Glass forms from Orrefors, Iittala, Johansfors, Kosta, Nuutajarvi, and others are covered. Over 330 vibrant color photographs bring the beauty of these highly collectible artware bowls, sculptures, stemwares, vases, and more to life.
The text includes histories of the glass factories and celebrated artisans who worked there (from Aino Aalto to Sven Palmqvist), a detailed bibliography, an index, and current market values in the captions. This beautiful reference will be treasured by all who enjoy glassware design.