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Flygsfors glass was founded in Sweden in 1888 by Ernst Wiktor Lundqvist and August Zeitz. the company changed hands several times, and began making tableware in 1930 under the name AB Flygsfors Glasbruk. Willem G. de Moor became art director for Flygsfors in 1939, and Paul Kedelv joined in 1949 - 1956, having previously worked at Orrefors. Of Paul Kedelv's designs for Flygsfors, his best known by far is the Coquille range. Flygsfors was bought by Orrefors in 1974, and closed in 1979.

Sources: 20th Century Factory Glass by Lesley Jackson.

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Flygsfors Glass Bowl by William de Moor Signed '40

A Swedish glass bowl with turquoise and black speckles. Made by Flygsfors, designed by Willem G. de Moor, signed.

Flygsfors Coquille Glass Bowl by Paul Kedelv Signed '58

A black, white and clear Swedish glass bowl. Made by Flygsfors, designed by Paul Kedelv, part of the "Coquille" range, signed.

SIGNED Large Flygsfors Coquille Glass Vase - Paul Kedelv

A pink, green, white and clear Swedish glass vase. Made by Flygsfors, designed by Paul Kedelv, part of the "Coquille" range, signed.

Flygsfors Coquille Glass Bowl by Paul Kedelv - Signed '63

A pink, white and clear Swedish glass bowl. Made by Flygsfors, designed by Paul Kedelv, part of the "Coquille" range, signed.

Flygsfors Coquille Green Glass Bowl by Paul Kedelv Signed '61

A green, white and clear Swedish glass three sided bowl. Made by Flygsfors, designed by Paul Kedelv, part of the "Coquille" range, signed and labelled.

Flygsfors Coquille Glass Bowl by Paul Kedelv - Signed

A pink, white and clear Swedish glass three sided bowl. Made by Flygsfors, designed by Paul Kedelv, part of the "Coquille" range, signed.

Flygsfors Coquille Glass Bowl by Paul Kedelv Signed '57

A pink, white and clear Swedish glass four sided bowl. Made by Flygsfors, designed by Paul Kedelv, part of the "Coquille" range, signed.

Flygsfors Coquille Glass Bowl by Paul Kedelv Signed '59

A yellow, white and clear Swedish glass four sided bowl. Made by Flygsfors, designed by Paul Kedelv, part of the "Coquille" range, signed.

Flygsfors Coquille Glass Bowl by Paul Kedelv Signed '59

A blue, white and clear Swedish glass L shaped bowl. Made by Flygsfors, designed by Paul Kedelv, part of the "Coquille" range, signed.

Flygsfors Coquille Glass Bowl by Paul Kedelv Signed '61

A green, white and clear Swedish glass L shaped bowl. Made by Flygsfors, designed by Paul Kedelv, part of the "Coquille" range, signed.

SIGNED Flygsfors Coquille Glass Bowl by Paul Kedelv '57

A dark turquoise green, white and clear Swedish glass L shaped bowl. Made by Flygsfors, designed by Paul Kedelv, part of the "Coquille" range, signed.

Flygsfors Coquille Glass Bowl by Paul Kedelv Signed '63

A pink, blue, white and clear Swedish glass L shaped bowl. Made by Flygsfors, designed by Paul Kedelv, part of the "Coquille" range, signed.

SIGNED Flygsfors Coquille Glass Bowl by Paul Kedelv '57

A dark turquoise green, white and clear Swedish glass oval bowl. Made by Flygsfors, designed by Paul Kedelv, part of the "Coquille" range, signed.

Flygsfors Coquille Glass Bowl by Paul Kedelv Signed '61

A green, white and clear Swedish glass scalloped bowl. Made by Flygsfors, designed by Paul Kedelv, part of the "Coquille" range, signed.

Flygsfors Coquille Glass Bowl by Paul Kedelv Signed '57

A yellow, white and clear Swedish glass basket shaped bowl. Made by Flygsfors, designed by Paul Kedelv, part of the "Coquille" range, signed.

Flygsfors Coquille Pink Glass Bowl by Paul Kedelv - Signed '62

A pink, white and clear Swedish glass basket shaped bowl. Made by Flygsfors, designed by Paul Kedelv, part of the "Coquille" range, signed.

Flygsfors Signed Coquille Glass Bone Vase by Paul Kedelv

A blue, white and clear Swedish glass "bone" vase. Made by Flygsfors, designed by Paul Kedelv, part of the "Coquille" range, signed.

Flygsfors Signed Coquille Glass Bone Vase by Paul Kedelv

A yellow, white and clear Swedish glass "bone" vase. Made by Flygsfors, designed by Paul Kedelv, part of the "Coquille" range, signed.

Flygsfors Signed Coquille Glass Bone Vase by Paul Kedelv

A pink, blue, white and clear Swedish glass "bone" vase. Made by Flygsfors, designed by Paul Kedelv, part of the "Coquille" range, signed.

Tall Flygsfors 1960's Swedish Pink Glass Vase - Signed

A pink and clear Swedish cased glass vase. Made by Flygsfors, designed by Paul Kedelv, signed and labelled.

Flygsfors Signed 'Flamingo' Glass Bowl by Paul Kedelv

A green, pink, white and clear Swedish glass bowl. Made by Flygsfors, designed by Paul Kedelv, part of the "Flamingo" range, signed.

2 x Swedish Flygsfors Red Glass Candlesticks - Labelled

A pair of orange Swedish glass candlestick holders. Made by Flygsfors, labelled.

Flygsfors Swedish Blue Glass Candle Holder - Labelled

A blue Swedish glass candle holder. Made by Flygsfors, labelled.

Large Flygsfors Swedish Purple Glass Vase Signed '61

A purple and clear Swedish cased glass vase. Made by Flygsfors, signed.

Flygsfors Signed Amber Glass 'Face' Vase - Wiktor Berndt

A brown Swedish glass vase with "Face" design. Made by Flygsfors, designed by Wiktor Berndt, signed.

Flygsfors Signed Glass 'Tribal' Vase - Wiktor Berndt

A clear Swedish glass vase with protruding knobs and metal collar. Made by Flygsfors, designed by Wiktor Berndt, part of his "Tribal" range, signed.


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References

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Books


Scandinavian Glass 1930-2000: Smoke and Ice | ISBN 978-0764316531


Scandinavian Glass 1930-2000: Fire and Sea | ISBN 978-0764324499


20th Century Factory Glass | ISBN 978-1857322675

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