Object Timeline

1981

  • Work on this object began.

1982

  • Work on this object ended.

1983

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2022

  • You found it!

Tree of Life Bowl

This is a bowl. It was designed by Olle Alberius and made by Orrefors Glassworks. It is dated 1981–1982 and we acquired it in 1983. Its medium is blown, applied, engraved and etched glass. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Orrefors Glassworks. It is credited Gift of Orrefors AB.

Its dimensions are

Overall: 18.7 x 23.6 x 19.2 cm (7 3/8 x 9 5/16 x 7 9/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Etched on underside: ORREFORS 9059390 Olle Albarius Gallery 2-83 B.E.

Cite this object as

Tree of Life Bowl; Designed by Olle Alberius (Swedish, 1926 - 1993); blown, applied, engraved and etched glass; Overall: 18.7 x 23.6 x 19.2 cm (7 3/8 x 9 5/16 x 7 9/16 in.); Gift of Orrefors AB; 1983-28-1

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