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Bertil Vallien

(Sweden, Born 1938)
Estimate
4 000 - 6 000 SEK
353 - 530 EUR
376 - 564 USD
Hammer price
4 500 SEK
Covered by droit de suite

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Sweden: BUS
Finland: Kuvasto

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Eva Seeman
Stockholm
Eva Seeman
Chief Specialist Modern and Contemporary Decorative art and design
+46 (0)708 92 19 69
Bertil Vallien
(Sweden, Born 1938)

a unique glass bowl, Kosta, Sweden.

Blasted decoration of fantasy figures, birds and more in yellow and metallic violet hues, signed BODA UNIK 5848 B. VALLIEN. Length 22 cm, height 15 cm.

Provenance

Sivert Oldenvi Collection.

Designer

Bertil Vallien (b. 1938) is a Swedish glass designer and ceramicist. He pursued his studies at Konstfack in Stockholm as well as on study trips to Denmark and the USA. In the 1960s, Vallien worked at Boda glassworks as an assistant to Erik Höglund, and was later linked to Åfors glassworks. Vallien works primarily in glass and has developed a distinctive style of sandcast glass sculptures, often depicting boats and heads. His sculptures have a kind of inner glow that lingers in the memory. Vallien is represented around the world and has been awarded the prize "Visionaries! Award" in 2001. Bertil was married to the artist Ulrica Hydman-Vallien.

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