Göran Wärff's signature motifs contrast of bold strokes and flows of color within heavy, brilliant crystal forms. The colors of Mirage harmonize subtly with the forms and depths of the vases, and the play of light within the crystal seems to add other forms and dimensions; mirages, hence the name. Collectors prize Göran's Kosta Boda designs, which also make stunning gifts for crystal lovers. To create the Mirage vase, Swedish glass artist Göran Wärff seemingly started with a traditional yet incredibly thick cylindrical shape, arched it, and pulled one side out to form a dense wedge-like fin. Encased in the brilliantly clear lead-free crystal are veils of color in four combinations: blue/amber, red/gray, amber/purple and blue/green, that shimmer and change depending on light quality, much like the mirage effect of heat in the desert. The vases are hand-crafted by master glassmakers at the Kosta Boda glassworks in Sweden, and as a result, each is unique. The medium vase stands 5.5" x 5.5" x 13.5" inches tall; a shorter version is also available. Göran Wärff, who first designed for Kosta Boda in 1964, is known for his fluid, organic forms that are often inspired by nature. Wärff is adept at demonstrating how solid and heavy a crystal piece can be, yet at the same time buoyan...
- ASIN: B07CL153L5
- Color: Magenta
- Brand: Kosta Boda
- ASIN: B07CL153L5Part No: 7015523