A Bertil Vallien (b.1938) for Kosta Boda, Sweden

A Bertil Vallien for Kosta Boda "Voyage" Cast Glass Boat Sculpture

Bertil Vallien is a Swedish artist renowned for his exquisite and ethereal sand-cast glass sculptures. Born in 1938 in Sollentuna, Vallien studied at the Konstfack School of Arts, Crafts, and Design in Stockholm before pursuing his artistic practice in ceramics and then glass. He has lectured in the United States and Japan and exhibited at institutions including the Litvak Gallery in Tel Aviv and PAN in Amsterdam. His work is held in prestigious collections globally.

In 2023, Vallien celebrated a long partnership with Kosta Boda:

For Kosta Boda, Vallien is of priceless importance – primarily for his own glass art, but also as a source of inspiration for other artists and designers. In 2023, Bertil Vallien and Kosta Boda celebrate 60 years of partnership.

This Kosta Boda “Voyage” Cast Glass Boat Sculpture will feature in our upcoming Decorative Arts Auction, alongside vintage glassware, porcelain & decorative homewares.

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A Bertil Vallien (b.1938) for Kosta Boda, Sweden

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Amelia Scott
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