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Offline msiscoe

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Kosta Vase identify designer
« on: April 04, 2011, 05:02:58 PM »
Hello, I bought this vase on eBay, which is marked Kosta 20231 under the base. Can anyone identify the designer?

Many thanks.

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&_trksid=p4340.l2557&rt=nc&nma=true&item=250791183077&si=cbYNn9s7nCJ%252BdNgI8iFeSr94c60%253D&viewitem=&sspagename=STRK%3AMEWNX%3AIT


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Re: Kosta Vsse identify designer
« Reply #1 on: April 05, 2011, 07:25:49 AM »
Hey
Can you post pictures of the base too?


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Re: Kosta Vsse identify designer
« Reply #2 on: April 05, 2011, 07:42:23 AM »
Its number is considerably earlier than those current in the 1986 edition of the Kosta Boda Book of Glass.  A very lovely piece, congratulations.

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Re: Kosta Vsse identify designer
« Reply #3 on: April 05, 2011, 01:19:17 PM »
Hello, thank you for the information. I thought it looked like Lindstrand, but, no initials in the signature. Here's a couple of photos:


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Re: Kosta Vsse identify designer
« Reply #4 on: April 05, 2011, 02:56:25 PM »
Hi
Thanks for posting more pics.
According to the Kosta Boda numbering system the 2nd & 3rd digits of a 5 digit code indicate year of design = 2002 which is odd as by then they had switched to a 7 digit numbering system (4th & 5th digit = year of design). Could the first 2 digits be separate from the second 3 or even be initials? It''s hard to tell from you photo.

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Re: Kosta Vsse identify designer
« Reply #5 on: April 05, 2011, 03:27:40 PM »
Hello, here's a better picture of the signature. I suppose the first symbols could be initials. Hard to tell:

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Re: Kosta Vsse identify designer
« Reply #6 on: April 06, 2011, 10:42:36 AM »
This is indeed a model designed by Vicke Lindstrand. It is called "On flight", and the original model number was LG 231. It first appears in the 1959 catalog.

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Re: Kosta Vsse identify designer
« Reply #7 on: April 06, 2011, 01:17:47 PM »
Hello, thank you all for your information. This is the only one of these I have seen. I can't believe someone sat and spent so much time engraving this piece, and that they were mass produced.

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Re: Kosta Vsse identify designer
« Reply #8 on: April 14, 2011, 12:41:18 PM »
The signature is imo fake.

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Re: Kosta Vsse identify designer
« Reply #9 on: April 16, 2011, 01:19:38 PM »
Daniel, can you explain why you feel this please?

 

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