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Blenko Glass

Large, Green Blenko Glass by Winslow Anderson

Large, Green Blenko Glass by Winslow Anderson

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Large, Green Blenko Glass by Winslow Anderson

Large, Green Blenko Glass by Winslow Anderson Fine example of this designers glasswork, color is very vivid


13” Diameter (widest point) x 13.5” Height


Very Good Vintage Age Appropriate Wear

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Blenko Glass

Winslow Anderson B. May 17, 1917, Plymouth, MA D. Dec 10, 2007, Milton, WV Blenko Design Director 1947-53 Responsible for new Blenko designs from 1947-1953 including all “900” series designs and all “53” prefix designs with the exception of: #5313 jar, #5318 small vase, #5320 small bottle, #5321 bowl all by Wayne Husted Graduated from high school at the height of the Depression and enrolled in a government sponsored program for pottery. It was through this program that he was discovered by Alfred University who encouraged him to apply. Entered Alfred University in the fall of 1939. Worked for Southern Potteries & Glidden Pottery while at Alfred. From 1942 to 1946, during WWII he served in the military, posted to Long Island, NY as a cartographer. Returned to Alfred to complete his senior year in the fall of 1946. June 1947 conferred Bachelor of Fine Arts, magna cum laude, with Departmental Honors in Industrial Ceramic Design. At the age of 30, immediately after graduation, began work for Blenko, June 1947. During his 6 year tenure he created over 160 new designs for Blenko and completely re-shaped their product line. Anderson”s elegant and minimal designs were strongly influenced by the Scandinavian aesthetic and by the Bauhaus ethic of “form follows function”. In May 1953 he left to work for Lenox China and Crystal where he remained until retiring in July 1980

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