Old glass cup kosta boda signed bertil Vallien boda No. 57532 - 19.5 cm diameter. High quality, in excellent condition. Bertil Vallien Was Born in 1938 in the small suburb of sollentuna, to the north of Stockholm.
He and his siblings Were raised in a strict, religious atmosphere, grounded in the precepts of the devout Pentecostal movement, qui Their Belonged to parents. Purpose There Were aussi other influences - he cam into touch with people of different backgrounds and different sets of values, Among Them a journalist and an artist. After finishing elementary schooling, bertil Worked for a while as an apprentice in His Father's decorating firm; until, one day, a need to express His artistic leaning found an outlet in covering the one-papered walls with drawings; When It Was Discovered That Showed His figures through the wallpaper, He Was sacked! Later, HOWEVER, a schoolteacher, aussi Who ran a business-school, _him_ Encouraged to waiting for half a year; And Then he Went there to borgarskolan polytechnic, Where He Did a business running.At the time Sami he Worked as a window-dresser; and aussi Attended evening classes in life drawing at the Konstfack School of arts, crafts and design in Stockholm. In 1955 He Was accepted by the ceramics department at Konstfack for a two-year foundation course, qui Was Followed up by two years at the school for advanced industrial design (hks / Said). At the end of These years He Was undecided about His future career, try trying to choose entre Becoming a preacher, a pilot or a potter. An interim year of military Service _him_ Gave Some breathing-space before making a final decision. In 1959 he finally Decided to continue at Konstfack. Bertil Delighted in throwing off pots, and the larger the better - significant finding expression in the texture of the clay Itself. Apart from loving His work aussi he fell in love with Ulrica Hydman, a student of ceramics, gold has two grade below _him_, Whom he Eventually married. Soon after-leaving Konstfack, Vallien heard of a small ceramics company in Los Angeles Who Were looking for a young swedish designer to help in the enterprise. He set sail forthwith and joined the hal fromholt ceramics company, qui Was a small factory, owned by an artist Who designed the Largely craft-based products. Bertil proceeded to design new models, Swiftly Becoming an invaluable asset to production. He Had His Own studio and reliable to devote Was A Few Days of Each Week to the factory work and the rest à son own personal work. Vallien very soon made acquaintance with other artist; and the two universities californian, Where he Attended various readings and debates, an important meeting point Were, not least for art critics and gallery-owners. He continued to be successful, won a prize in the annual'young americans'competition, and aussi Was Nominated one of the best young artist-craftsmen of the year (in us); His entry'family we whale'was Given first place in the stoneware section. His work at That Time Was a continuation of the expressive Somewhat stylized idiom of former student rooms, ALTHOUGH There Was a more vigorous articulation of the material, and more monumental form is noticeable.
He Was, as yet, incognisant of the growing movement in studio-glass and for the moment, There Was no thought of glass-designing in His Head; His energies Were Focused Entirely was pursuit of ceramic art. Eventually, he received a suggestion from c. Åfors back home: that he Would come and design at the Åfors glass-factory. Reviews This was de son one hand Reasons for returning to sweden. For further information thank you to contact us.June 62 83 27 42. Please read the terms and conditions before purchase. The item \The seller is \This article can be shipped worldwide.