Skruf Lars Hellsten
Cobalt blue vase with a relief that resembles the rough bark of a tree
|Styles / Movements||Scandinavian Modern|
|Manufacturer / Brand||Skruf by Lars Hellsten|
|Dimensions||W. 4.72 in; H. 6.69 in; D. 2.36 in;
W. 12.5 cm; H. 17.5 cm; D. 6.5 cm;
|Condition||Excellent condition – barely used with minimal signs of aging & wear|
|Description||Well-known guitar-shaped vase in cobalt blue with a relief that resembles the rough bark of a tree.
The glass objects by Lars Hellsten are often inspired by nature, including these “bark” vases. These vases owe their name to the whimsical relief in the glass, which looks a lot like tree bark.
Lars Hellsten ,
born 1933, is a Swedish glass artist .
Hellsten was a designer at Skrufs glassworks from 1964 to 1972 and from 1972 at Orrefors glassworks . He has made several public embellishments, including for hotels and hospitals. Hellsten is represented at the National Museum in Stockholm.