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Orrefors Glass Identification Guide + Gallery Orrefors was founded in Sweden in 1898 by Johnan August Samuelson. Orrefors bought out many of its rival glass companies, including Alsterfors, Flygsfors, Strombergshyttan, Gullaskruf, and Kosta Boda. If you want to piece, you can find all the information on the. Around the world Orrefors is associated with unique glass articles, art glass, and custom glass that all add beauty to our everyday life. The Slip Graal technique was developed in the late 1930s. For each technique used by Orrefors, there is a link to a special page where you can find all the known date codes and serial numbers that were used at Orrefors.

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How to date Orrefors

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Please click on a picture below for larger pictures Press X to close. The numbers work like serial numbers or date codes: from the number or number and letter combination, you can see exactly in which year the piece was made by Orrefors. Orrefors used different numbering systems with most of their art glass. These glass articles are manufactured in an unlimited edition. Orrefors became Orrefors Kosta Boda in 1990, and joined The Royal Scandinavia Group in 1997.

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Sven Palmqvist inveted the Kraka technique in 1944. I run it through the dishwasher occasionally to remove dust and finger print buildup and restore the sheen. Early pieces had the production date mentioned seperately on them. In the following pages we have tried to give as much information on the different types of signatures and dating systems as possible. Other pieces Since 1935 a combination of a letter and a number is used for dating.

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How to date Orrefors

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Shipped quickly and well packaged. From 1953 onward this letter was omitted, since the pieces were clearly marked Slipgraal anyway. In no way does the list below claim to be complete and 100% correct, but it should help to give you a good indication about the age of your glass. As we learn more about the different dating and signing systems in use, we will add these to our website. .

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Fits right in with my Waterford vases. Early Kraka pieces were mostly of a single color, white being the most prevalent. We have collected all the date codes, serial and model numbers that enable you to date your Orrefors Ravenna piece. From 1960 until 1986 several models were mass-produced. Dating Orrefors Glass Orrefors used different signature systems for different types of glass. Our aim is to offer an easy and straightforward navigation to enable a comfortable and simple way of ordering online. Glass designers who have worked at Orrefors over the years include Sven Palmqvist, Nils Landberg, Vicke Lindstrand, Ingeborg Lundin, and Gunnar Cyren.

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It's almost always on display, holding candy or nuts, or perhaps a few flowers or leaves from the garden or small ornaments at Christmas time. If you want to date your glass piece, follow this link to see all different numbering systems. The clarity and smoothness of the crystal brings a sparkle and shine to the room. In 1913 it was bought by Johan Eckman, and ran by Albert Ahlin. Apart from the Kraka technique, Sven Palmqvist also invented the Ravenna technique for Orrefors. He produced Ravenna pieces himself until 1981, but Orrefors continued to mass-produce certain Ravenna models until 1989.

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The sleek design coordinates with many decorating themes year around. It was first used exclusively for cut glass, but later was used in a broader sense. We have all the date codes and serial numbers that enable you to date your Orrefors Kraka piece. Basically, the first Graal pieces were developed at Orrefors in 1916, and the same technique was used until 1936. This met all of my criteria and has classic lines and is beautiful. Though it is described as a flower with its petals opening, it seems rather more geometric to me.

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