The familiar form of the Apple vase expresses a softer type of modernism that became popular following World War II. The round shape exploits the clarity of the glass exceptionally well; this vase readily demonstrates the simplicity and grace for which Lundin’s designs are praised.
This object was
George R. Kravis II.
It is credited
Gift of George R. Kravis II.
Its dimensions are
H x diam.: 37.5 × 31.8 cm (14 3/4 × 12 1/2 in.)
It has the following markings
Underside of base: etched: ORREFORS / Expo 2 [or Z?] 32-57 / Ingeborg Lundin
Cite this object as
Apple Vase; Designed by Ingeborg Lundin (Swedish, 1921 - 1992); Made by Orrefors Glassworks (Sweden); blown glass; H x diam.: 37.5 × 31.8 cm (14 3/4 × 12 1/2 in.); Gift of George R. Kravis II; 2018-22-91