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Large glass bird by Bertil Vallien for Kosta Boda, Sweden.

Bertil Vallien has designed many classics for the Swedish glassworks in Åfors, Boda, and Kosta. One of the most well-known series is "Boda Birds" from 1975. It consists of four ducks, one chicken, one mini bird, and one tern. The rounded figurines were hand-blown and then rolled in polychrome glass powder. On the surface, they were marked with a Boda or Kosta label. Very popular collector pieces.



Very Good — This vintage/antique item has no defects, but it may show slight traces of use.



Width: 18 cm

Height: 9,5 cm

BODA BIRD by Bertil Vallien

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  • Bertil Vallien (1938–) is Sweden's most famous glass artist and designer, multi-award winning and richly represented in the world's museums. He works with a mythical dreamy and symbolic motif world. Vallien is best known as the master of sand casting. His massive, deeply blue-colored boats belong to modern glass history. Author of Château, one of Kosta Boda's best-selling tableware.