Scandinavian Style Opal Cased Glass Identification Guide + Gallery

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Listed here are Scandinavian, or Scandinavian style glass pieces, with the distinctive internal 'opal white' cased style made famous by Scandinavian factories such as Holmegaard, Alsterfors, and Lindshammar. This style has also been reproduced in other areas of the world including Germany, Japan and Italy.

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Scandinavian Opal Cased Glass by Alsterfors

lsterfors #S5003 Per Olof Strom Green Cased Glass Hooped Vase

A green and white Swedish cased glass "hooped" vase. Made by Alsterfors, designed by Per Olof Strom, pattern number S 5003.

Alsterfors #S5054 Blue Cased Glass Vase Signed P. Strom '70

A blue and white Swedish cased glass "hooped" vase. Made by Alsterfors, designed by Per Olof Strom, pattern number S 5054. Signed "P. Strom 70".

Alsterfors #S7032 Blue Glass Vase by Per Olof Strom - Labelled

A blue and white Swedish cased glass vase. Made by Alsterfors, designed by Per Olof Strom, pattern number S 7032, labelled.

Alsterfors #S5013 Red Cased Glass Vase Signed Per Olof Strom '68

A red and white Swedish cased glass "hooped" vase. Made by Alsterfors, designed by Per Olof Strom, pattern number S 5013. Signed "P. Strom 68".

Alsterfors #S5000 Per Olof Strom Grey Cased Glass Vase

A grey and white Swedish cased glass "hooped" vase. Made by Alsterfors, designed by Per Olof Strom, pattern number S 5000, labelled.

Alsterfors #S5014 Per Strom Blue Hooped Cased Glass Vase

A blue and white Swedish cased glass "hooped" vase. Made by Alsterfors, designed by Per Olof Strom, pattern number S 5014.

SIGNED Alsterfors/Per Strom Orange Hooped Cased Glass Vase

A reddish orange and white Swedish cased glass "hooped" vase. Made by Alsterfors, designed by Per Olof Strom, pattern number S 5014. Signed "P. Strom 68" and labelled.

Alsterfors #S5014 Blue Cased Glass Vase Signed P. Strom '67

A blue and white Swedish cased glass "hooped" vase. Made by Alsterfors, designed by Per Olof Strom, pattern number S 5014. Signed "P. Strom 67".

Alsterfors #AV281/20 Orange Cased Glass Vase - Labelled

An orange and white Swedish cased glass vase. Made by Alsterfors, pattern number AV 281, labelled.

Alsterfors 1970's Scandinavian Green Cased Glass Vase - Labelled

A green and white Swedish cased glass vase. Made by Alsterfors, labelled.

SIGNED Alsterfors/Per Strom Green Cased Glass Vase

A green and white Swedish cased glass vase. Made by Alsterfors, designed by Per Olof Strom, signed to base "P. Strom 70".

Alsterfors Orange Cased Glass Vase Signed P. Strom 70

An orange and white Swedish cased glass vase. Made by Alsterfors, designed by Per Olof Strom, signed to base "P. Strom 70".

Scandinavian Opal Cased Glass by Ekenas

Ekenas Glasbruk Swedish Blue Cased Glass Vase - Labelled

A blue and white Swedish cased glass vase. Made by Ekenas, labelled.

Ekenas Glasbruk Swedish Blue Cased Glass Vase - Labelled

A blue and white Swedish cased glass vase. Made by Ekenas, labelled.

Ekenas Swedish/Scandinavian Blue Cased Glass Vase/Label

A blue and white Swedish cased glass vase / jug. Made by Ekenas, labelled.

Scandinavian Opal Cased Glass by Elme

Elme Scandinavian Orange Cased Glass Vase - Labelled

An orange and white Swedish cased glass vase. Made by Elme Glasbruk, labelled.

Elme 1970's Swedish/Scandinavian Orange Cased Glass Vase

An orange and white Swedish cased glass vase. Made by Elme Glasbruk.

Elme 1970s Scandinavian Blue Cased Glass 'Melon-Form' Vase

A turquoise and white Swedish cased glass "melon form" vase. Made by Elme Glasbruk. Has generic "Made in Sweden" label.

Elme Scandinavian Green Cased Glass Vase by Gunnar Ander

A green and white Swedish cased glass "dimpled" vase. Made by Elme Glasbruk.

Elme 70s Scandinavian Blue Cased Glass 'Flattened' Vase

A blue and white Swedish cased glass "flattened" vase. Made by Elme Glasbruk.

Elme Scandinavian Blue Cased Glass 'Three Sided' Vase

A turquoise and white Swedish cased glass "three sided" vase. Made by Elme Glasbruk.

Elme 1970s Scandinavian Blue Cased Glass Vase - Label

A blue and white Swedish cased glass vase. Made by Elme Glasbruk. Has generic "Made in Sweden" label.

Scandinavian Opal Cased Glass by Holmegaard

Holmegaard Carnaby Blue Glass Vase by Christer Holmgren

A blue and opal white Danish cased glass candlestick / stem vase. Made by Holmegaard, designed by Christer Holmgren, part of the "Carnaby" range, labelled.

Holmegaard Carnaby Blue Glass Vase by Per Lutken

A blue and opal white Danish cased glass hooped vase. Made by Holmegaard, designed by Per Lutken, part of the "Carnaby" range.

Holmegaard Carnaby Red Cased Glass Vase by Per Lutken

A red and opal white Danish cased glass candlestick / stem vase. Made by Holmegaard, designed by Per Lutken, part of the "Carnaby" range, labelled.

Holmegaard Carnaby Opal White Glass Vase by Per Lutken

An opal white and clear Danish cased glass vase. Made by Holmegaard, designed by Per Lutken, part of the "Carnaby" range.

Holmegaard Palet Blue Glass 'Peber' Spice Jar by Michael Bang

A blue and opal white Danish cased glass spice jar with cork stopper vase. Made by Holmegaard, designed by Michael Bang, part of the "Palet" range.

Holmegaard Palet 3 x Green Cased Glass 'Herring' Bowls by Michael Bang

A set of three green and opal white Danish cased glass "herring" bowls. Made by Holmegaard, designed by Michael Bang, part of the "Palet" range.

Holmegaard Palet Amber Cased Glass Bowl by Michael Bang

An amber and opal white Danish cased glass bowl. Made by Holmegaard, designed by Michael Bang, part of the "Palet" range.

Holmegaard Palet Green Cased Glass 'Eddike' Bottle by Michael Bang

A green and opal white Danish cased glass bottle with glass stopper. Made by Holmegaard, designed by Michael Bang, part of the "Palet" range.

Holmegaard Palet Green Cased Glass Jug by Michael Bang

A green and opal white Danish cased glass jug / pitcher. Made by Holmegaard, designed by Michael Bang, part of the "Palet" range.

Holmegaard Palet Yellow Cased Glass Bowl by Michael Bang

A yellow and opal white Danish cased glass bowl. Made by Holmegaard, designed by Michael Bang, part of the "Palet" range, labelled.

Holmegaard 'Rainbow' Orange Cased Glass Vase by Michael Bang

An orange and opal white Danish cased glass vase. Made by Holmegaard, designed by Michael Bang, part of the "Regnbue" (rainbow) range.

Holmegaard Pair of Red Glass 'Cocoon' Bowls by Peter Svarrer

A pair of red and opal white Danish cased bowls. Made by Holmegaard, designed by Peter Svarrer, part of the "Cocoon" range, marked to base and labelled.

Holmegaard Michael Bang White Opal Glass 'MB Series' Candlestick

An opal white and clear Danish cased glass candlestick holder. Made by Holmegaard, designed by Michael Bang, part of the "MB Series", labelled.

Holmegaard Kastrup Otto Brauer White Opal Glass Gulvvase Vase

An opal white and clear Danish cased glass "Gulvvase" (floor vase). Made by Holmegaard Kastrup, designed by Otto Brauer. Label reads "Kastrup Glas, Made in Denmark".

Holmegaard Otto Brauer Red Cased Glass Gulvvase / Gul Vase

An orangey red and opal white Danish cased glass "Gulvvase" (floor vase). Made by Holmegaard, designed by Otto Brauer.

Holmegaard Otto Brauer Blue Cased Glass Gulvvase / Gul Vase

A blue and opal white Danish cased glass "Gulvvase" (floor vase). Made by Holmegaard, designed by Otto Brauer.

Scandinavian Opal Cased Glass by Lindshammar

Lindshammar 1970's Swedish White Hooped Glass Vase

A white and clear Swedish cased glass hooped vase. Made by Lindshammar.

Lindshammar / JC 1970's Swedish Red Hooped Glass Vase

An orangey red and white Swedish cased glass hooped vase. Made by both Lindshammar and Alsterbro, probably designed by Gunnar Ander (chief designer at both factories during 1960's), with JC (Jones & Co) import label.

Lindshammar / JC 1970's Swedish Green Hooped Glass Vase

A green and white Swedish cased glass hooped vase. Made by Lindshammar, with JC (Jones & Co) import label.

Lindshammar 1970's Swedish Green Glass Vase - Labelled

A green and white Swedish cased glass hooped vase. Made by Lindshammar, labelled.

Lindshammar 1970's Swedish White Hooped Glass Vase

A white and clear Swedish cased glass hooped vase. Made by Lindshammar.

Lindshammar / JC 1970's Swedish Caramel Cased Glass Vase

A caramel and white Swedish cased glass vase. Made by Lindshammar, with JC (Jones & Co) import label.

Lindshammar Gunnar Ander Swedish Blue Glass Vase - Label

A pale blue and white Swedish cased glass hooped vase. Made by Lindshammar, designed by Gunnar Ander, labelled.

Lindshammar / JC Blue Hooped Glass Vase by Gunna Ander

A blue and white Swedish cased glass hooped vase. Made by both Lindshammar and Alsterbro, designed by Gunnar Ander (chief designer at both factories during 1960's), with JC (Jones & Co) import label.

Lindshammar 1970's Swedish Blue Hooped Glass Vase

A pale blue and white Swedish cased glass hooped vase. Made by Lindshammar.

Lindshammar 1970's Swedish Orange Hooped Glass Vase

An orange and white Swedish cased glass hooped vase. Made by Lindshammar.

Lindshammar 1970's Swedish Green Glass Vase - Labelled

A green and white Swedish cased glass hooped vase. Made by Lindshammar, labelled.

Lindshammar 1970's Swedish Blue Hooped Glass Vase

A blue and white Swedish cased glass hooped vase. Most likely made by Lindshammar.

Lindshammar 1970's Swedish Green Glass Vase - Labelled

A green and white Swedish cased glass hooped vase. Made by Lindshammar, labelled.

Lindshammar/Gunnar Ander 1950's Swedish Glass Vase

A turquoise and white Swedish cased glass bottle vase. Made by Lindshammar, designed by Gunnar Ander.

Scandinavian Opal Cased Glass by Ryd

Ryd Glasbruk Swedish / Scandinavian Green Glass Hooped Vase

A Swedish green and opal white cased glass hooped vase. Made by Ryd Glasbruk.

Ryd 1970s Scandinavian Blue Cased Glass Vase - Labelled

A Swedish blue and opal white cased glass vase. Made by Ryd Glasbruk, labelled.

Ryd Swedish / Scandinavian Blue Cased Glass Hooped Vase

A Swedish blue and opal white cased glass hooped vase. Made by Ryd Glasbruk.

Ryd 1970s Scandinavian Blue Glass Vase - Labelled

A Swedish blue and opal white cased glass vase. Made by Ryd Glasbruk, labelled.

Ryd Scandinavian / Swedish Orange Cased Glass Hooped Vase

A Swedish orange and opal white cased glass hooped vase. Made by Ryd Glasbruk.

Ryd 1970s Scandinavian Orange Cased Glass Hooped Vase

A Swedish orange and opal white cased glass hooped vase. Made by Ryd Glasbruk.

Ryd 1970s Scandinavian Blue Glass Cased Vase - Label

A Swedish blue and opal white cased glass vase. Made by Ryd Glasbruk, labelled.

Scandinavian Style Opal Cased Glass from Germany

Friedrich German Blue Retro Cased Glass 'Hooped' Vase

A blue cased glass hooped vase or candle holder, made by German company Friedrich Kristall.

Friedrich German Orange Cased Glass Vase - Labelled

An orange cased glass hooped vase or candle holder, made by German company Friedrich Kristall, labelled.

Friedrich German Blue Retro Cased Glass Vase - Labelled

A blue cased glass vase, made by German company Friedrich Kristall, labelled.

Friedrich German White Hooped Glass Vase/Candle Holder

A white cased glass hooped vase or candle holder, made by German company Friedrich Kristall.

Friedrich German Blue Retro Cased Glass Vase - Labelled

An orange cased glass hooped vase or candle holder, made by German company Friedrich Kristall, labelled.

Scandinavian Style Opal Cased Glass from Italy

Empoli Italian Blue Cased Glass Hooped Vase

A blue cased glass hooped vase, made in the Empoli region of Italy. Can be found with labels that read "Genuine Hand Made In Italy Arno Arte Toscana".

Empoli Italian Amber Cased Glass Hooped Vase

An amber cased glass hooped vase, probably made in the Empoli region of Italy.

Empoli 1970's Italian Green Cased Glass Hooped Vase

A green cased glass hooped vase, probably made in the Empoli region of Italy.

Empoli 1970's Italian Red Cased Glass Hooped Vase

A red cased glass hooped vase, probably made in the Empoli region of Italy.

Empoli 1970's Italian Green Cased Glass Hooped Vase

A green cased glass hooped vase, probably made in the Empoli region of Italy.

Empoli 1970's Italian Blue Cased Glass Hooped Vase

A blue cased glass hooped vase, probably made in the Empoli region of Italy.

Empoli 1970's Italian Blue Retro Cased Glass Vase

A blue cased glass hooped vase, probably made in the Empoli region of Italy.

Carlo Moretti Satinato Orange Murano Glass Vase - Label

An orange and white Murano glass vase with 'Satinato' frosted / satin finish. Made by Carlo Moretti, labelled.

Empoli Italian Scandinavian Style Blue Glass Vase - Labelled

A blue cased glass vase, made in the Empoli region of Italy. Label reads "Made in Italy".

Empoli Italian Blue Cased Glass Vase - Labelled

A blue cased glass vase, made in the Empoli region of Italy. Label reads "Made in Italy".

Empoli 1970's Italian Orange Retro Cased Glass Vase

An orange cased glass vase, probably made in the Empoli region of Italy.

Empoli Italian Amber Cased Glass Seed Pod Vase - Labelled

An amber cased glass vase with spikey seed pod design, made in the Empoli region of Italy, labelled.

Empoli Italian Scandinavian Style Orange Cased Glass Vase

An orange cased glass vase, made in the Empoli region of Italy. Label reads "Made in Italy".

Empoli Retro Italian Blue Vintage Cased Glass Vase

A blue cased glass vase, made in the Empoli region of Italy.

Empoli 1970's Italian Blue Retro Cased Glass Vase

A yellow cased glass vase, probably made in the Empoli region of Italy.

Empoli 1970's Italian Blue Retro Cased Glass Vase

A blue cased glass hooped vase, probably made in the Empoli region of Italy.

Empoli 1970's Italian Orange Retro Cased Glass Vase

An orange cased glass vase, probably made in the Empoli region of Italy.

Empoli 1970's Italian Orange Retro Cased Glass Vase

An orange cased glass vase, probably made in the Empoli region of Italy.

Empoli 1970's Italian Orange Retro Cased Glass Vase

An orange cased glass vase, probably made in the Empoli region of Italy.

Empoli Vintage Italian Orange/Red Retro Cased Glass Vase

A red cased glass vase, probably made in the Empoli region of Italy.

V.B. Opaline Florence Italian Empoli Glass Vase - Labelled

A grey cased glass VB Opaline Florence vase, made in the Empoli region of Italy, labelled.

Huge Empoli Italian Amber Cased Glass Vase - Labelled

A large amber cased glass vase, made in the Empoli region of Italy. Label reads "Hand, AV, made in Italy".

Empoli Vintage Italian Orange Retro Cased Glass Vase

An orange cased glass vase, probably made in the Empoli region of Italy.

Empoli Italian Scandinavian Style Yellow Cased Glass Vase

A yellow cased glass vase, probably made in the Empoli region of Italy.

Scandinavian Style Opal Cased Glass from Japan

Japanese Green Cased Hooped Glass Vase - Swedish Style

A green and white cased glass hooped vase, made in Japan.

Japanese Blue Cased Hooped Glass Vase - Swedish Style

A blue and white cased glass hooped vase, made in Japan.

Japanese Amber Cased Hooped Glass Vase - Swedish Style

An amber and white cased glass hooped vase, made in Japan.

Japanese White Cased Hooped Glass Vase - Swedish Style

A white and clear cased glass hooped vase, probably made in Japan.

Japanese Orange Cased Hooped Glass Vase - Swedish Style

A reddish orange and white cased glass hooped vase, made in Japan.

Japanese Green Cased Glass 'Bamboo' Vase - Swedish Style

A green and white cased glass vase, made in Japan.

Other Scandinavian Style Opal Cased Glass

Aseda Swedish Blue Hooped Glass Vase by Bo Borgstrom

A blue and white Swedish cased glass "hooped" vase. Made by Aseda, designed by Bo Borgstrom, pattern number B5/456.

Scandinavian / Swedish Blue Cased Glass Hooped Vase

A blue and white Scandinavian / Swedish style cased glass hooped vase. Manufacturer unknown.

Scandinavian / Swedish 1960s Blue Hooped Cased Glass Vase

A blue and white Scandinavian / Swedish style cased glass hooped vase. Manufacturer unknown.

Scandinavian / Swedish Green Cased Glass Hooped Vase

A green and white Scandinavian / Swedish style cased glass hooped vase. Manufacturer unknown.

Scandinavian/Swedish Retro 1960s Blue Cased Glass Vase

A blue and white Scandinavian / Swedish style cased glass hooped vase. Manufacturer unknown.

Scandinavian/Swedish 1970's Blue Hooped Cased Glass Vase

A blue and white Scandinavian / Swedish style cased glass hooped vase. Manufacturer unknown.

Scandinavian Vintage Orange & Yellow Cased Glass Hooped Vase

A orange, yellow and white Scandinavian / Swedish style cased glass hooped vase. Manufacturer unknown, probably Alsterfors or Ryd.

Scandinavian Vintage Blue Cased Glass Hooped Vase

A blue and white Scandinavian / Swedish style cased glass hooped vase. Manufacturer unknown.

Vintage Scandinavian / Swedish 1970's Blue Hooped Glass Vase

A blue and white Scandinavian / Swedish style cased glass hooped vase. Manufacturer unknown.

Swedish 1970's Yellow Hooped Cased Glass Vase

A caramel yellow and white Scandinavian / Swedish cased glass hooped vase. Manufacturer unknown, possibly Lindshammar. Has Made in Sweden label.

Swedish 1970's Orange Cased Hooped Glass Vase - Label

A orange and white Scandinavian / Swedish cased glass hooped vase. Manufacturer unknown. Has Made in Sweden label.

Swedish / Scandinavian 1970's Blue Cased Glass Hooped Vase

A blue and white Scandinavian / Swedish style cased glass hooped vase. Manufacturer unknown.

Polish Red Cased Hooped Glass Vase - Swedish Style

A red and white Scandinavian / Swedish style cased glass hooped vase / candlestick. Made in Poland, and imported to UK by London company Reducta.

Polish Red Cased Hooped Glass Vase - Swedish Style

A red and white Scandinavian / Swedish style cased glass hooped vase / candlestick. Made in Poland, and imported to UK by London company Reducta.

Polish Orange Cased Glass Scandinavian Style Vase

An orange and white Scandinavian / Swedish style cased glass vase. Made in Poland.

Scandinavian / Swedish Retro Green Cased Glass Hooped Vase

A green and white Scandinavian / Swedish style cased glass hooped vase. Manufacturer unknown.

JC 1970's Swedish/Scandinavian Amber Cased Glass Vase

An amber and white Swedish cased glass vase, with JC (Jones & Co) import label.

Normann Copenhagen Scandinavian Red Cased Glass Vase

A red and white Scandinavian / Swedish cased glass "swing" vase. Made in Denmark by Normann Copenhagen, designed by Britt Bonnesen.

Scandinavian / Swedish 1960's Orange Cased Glass Vase

An orange, yellow and white Scandinavian / Swedish style cased glass vase. Manufacturer unknown.

Scandinavian / Swedish Retro Green Cased Glass Vase

A green and white Scandinavian / Swedish cased glass vase. Manufacturer unknown.

Scandinavian/Italian Retro Amber Cased Glass Vase

An amber and white Scandinavian / Swedish style cased glass vase. Manufacturer unknown.

Scandinavian Style Vintage Retro Green Cased Glass Vase

A green and white Scandinavian / Swedish style cased glass vase. Manufacturer unknown.

Scandinavian Style Turquoise Hooped Cased Glass Vase

A turquoise and white Scandinavian / Swedish style cased glass hooped vase. Sold by UK store "Debenhams" under the designer label "Ben de Lisi".

Scandinavian / Swedish Smaland Green Glass Vase - Labelled

A smoky green and white Scandinavian / Swedish cased glass vase. Made in the famous glassmaking area of Småland, Sweden, labelled.

Scandinavian/Italian Retro Amber Cased Glass Vase

An amber and white Scandinavian / Swedish style cased glass vase. Manufacturer unknown.

Scandinavian/Italian Retro Amber Cased Glass Vase

An amber and white Scandinavian / Swedish style cased glass vase. Manufacturer unknown.

Scandinavian/Swedish Retro 1960s Blue Cased Glass Vase

A blue and white Scandinavian / Swedish style cased glass vase. Manufacturer unknown.

Scandinavian/Swedish Retro 1960s Blue Cased Glass Vase

A blue and white Scandinavian / Swedish style cased glass vase. Manufacturer unknown.

Scandinavian/Italian Retro Orange Cased Glass Vase

An orange and white Scandinavian / Swedish style cased glass vase. Manufacturer unknown.

Scandinavian/Italian Retro Amber Cased Glass Vase

An amber and white Scandinavian / Swedish style cased glass vase. Manufacturer unknown.

Scandinavian Style Retro Blue Cased Glass Vintage Vase

A blue and white Scandinavian / Swedish style cased glass vase. Manufacturer unknown.

LABELLED Alsterbro Swedish Blue Cased Hooped Glass Vase

A blue and white Swedish cased glass hooped vase. Made by Alsterbro, labelled. This same design was also made at Lindshammar, probably designed by Gunnar Ander (chief designer at both factories during 1960's).


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References

For more information on Scandinavian glass, check out the following resources:

Books


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


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

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