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Cargo Seed (523)
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523 Bertil Vallien (Swedish, b. 1938) Sweden, Åfors, Åfors Glassworks 1988 Sand-cast lead glass and hot-sculpted glass, glass and metal inclusions H: 12.5 cm, W: 195.7 cm, D: 13.7 cm (2007.3.94) Cargo Seed reflects Bertil Vallien’s interest in Sweden’s Viking heritage. He uses boats as a metaphor