This art glass set is a feast for the eyes as well as the hands of biomorphic glass and works of art fans, as it combines both elements so seamlessly.
In both the carafe and the drinking glasses, there is beauty and elegance in the soft undulating curves without being lopsided. The simplicity of the form is an ideal canvas to compliment the richness of detail in the frosted and snowflake speckled white glass.
The white glass in turn showcases the streams of iridescent overlapping bronze and slate blue crystal, the moment of fluidity suspended. The carafe is finished with a light and iridescent pistachio green neck and a metal tipped cork stopper.
This set is beautiful to appreciate on its own or perhaps you may be the first to put it to its intended function as neither the glasses nor the carafe show any signs of use.
Excellent, no damages or use, wear commensurable with age. Each piece bears the original 'Vas Vitreum Crystal Sweden' sticker
Carafe c. 7.5" / 19 cm tall from its tallest point x c. 4.5" / 11.5 cm wide across its widest point.
Drinking Glasses c. 2" / 5 cm tall x c. 2" / 5 cm in diameter.
Unpackaged weight (full set): c. 0.9 kg / 892 g
Set will be securely packaged and shipping will be insured.
Shipping will be combined for multiple items.
A BIT OF HISTORY
The first four generations of the Vas Vitreum family worked for the world famous glass factories of Orrefors, Kosta Boda and Sandvik. The great grandfather Gustav Augustsson, of the family was one of only five masters who made the award winning objects for the Paris Exhibition in 1925 and awarded a gold medal.
In 1985, the master engraver Lars Börnesson, the 4th generation of glass craftsmen decided to found his own company. The name Vas Vitreum is Latin and means: "object made of glass". The company has since then had many major assignments, including the large ten-year mission engraving in the Linköping Cathedral. The engraving consists of 180 windows with the Virgin Mary in a floral dress. About ninety species from the Nordic flora can be seen in the windows.
Today, the company is run by the 4th and the 5th generation of Swedish masters, who combine shape and know-how to create beautiful, high quality art. All pieces are genuinely made by hand with the absolute best quality of raw materials. Vas Vitreum's brand statement is that the company stands for quality craftsmanship which brings together all elements of excellence of the Swedish luxury crystal industry.