For sale here is a large and quite exceptional vintage 1980s handmade glass "Tornado" vase designed by Bertil Vallien for Kosta Boda in Sweden. One of the largest examples of this genre by Vallien that I have seen! Measures 10" tall by 5" diameter, and weighs 1281.5 grams or nearly 3 pounds prior to packing. A great deal of hand etched markings at bottom, including "Kosta Borda 48281 B. Vallien" and a couple more that I can't make out. An extraordinary example of the finest from Sweden, and indeed the world! and a great example from early in the career of Vallien! There are a couple of fine tool marks at top where the iridescent layer was laid over the clear inner layer as this is a hand-made object and as such will often show signs of it's crafting, but these are original and not at all noticeable when displayed. Excellent vintage condition with no chips or cracks or damage whatsoever as shown - please view the photos, read the description, and ask all questions prior to purchase. I am open to reasonable offers from serious buyers.