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IS THIS HOLMEGAARD ??
« on: April 18, 2007, 06:44:47 PM »
Hi.. Does anybody know if this is a Holmegaard kluck kluck decanter.. it is RED ! and 10" high
I thought they only did them in blue green or clear.. it is minus stopper worse luck. Paul
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Re: IS THIS HOLMEGAARD ??
« Reply #1 on: April 18, 2007, 07:32:04 PM »
I've seen a couple of these pop up for sale, but I've not found any evidence to suggest that Holmegaard (or Kastrup) ever made kuttrolf decanters in red glass. But that's not to say that they didn't.

Many other factories have made these decanters, so it's often hard to pin them down to a specific maker.


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Re: IS THIS HOLMEGAARD ??
« Reply #2 on: April 18, 2007, 07:57:21 PM »
Hi Nic.. any info on the other factories thanks for your help. Paul
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Re: IS THIS HOLMEGAARD ??
« Reply #3 on: April 18, 2007, 09:06:39 PM »
Can't really think of too much that might be of help. Sorry.

I've got probably half a dozen kuttrolfs that I've not been able to firmly attribute - I think it's just one of those facts of life until some poor soul puts in the serious research time.


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Re: IS THIS HOLMEGAARD ??
« Reply #4 on: April 19, 2007, 09:28:27 AM »
Ok thanks for your help Nic.. ps any idea where I could get a stopper to match. Paul
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Re: IS THIS HOLMEGAARD ??
« Reply #5 on: April 19, 2007, 10:07:15 AM »
Unless you had one specially made, I would say it'd be next to impossible. The stopper would have been plain and red to match the decanter.

But if it's for your own use, and you don't mind a bit of a mis-match, then antique fairs are often inundated with boxes of loose stoppers of all shapes and sizes. They're almost always cut glass ones, but you could land lucky with a plain 'un.


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Re: IS THIS HOLMEGAARD ??
« Reply #6 on: April 20, 2007, 07:46:17 AM »
Hi everyone... The possible maker could be Glimma Sweden. Paul
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Re: IS THIS HOLMEGAARD ??
« Reply #7 on: April 20, 2007, 07:56:34 AM »
I did ponder Glimma Glasbruk when I saw the shape (the very sloped shoulders, especially), but I've not seen any 100% attributable examples in any colour other than green. so I didn't really want to make a public numpty of myself.

Did you find one?


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Re: IS THIS HOLMEGAARD ??
« Reply #8 on: April 20, 2007, 06:01:19 PM »
Hi Nic.. there is one on ebay now that has remains of a glimma label. It looks very similar to what I have. Paul
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Re: IS THIS HOLMEGAARD ??
« Reply #9 on: April 20, 2007, 06:08:49 PM »
Oh, good show! Guess I should have gone with my first instincts after all.

That's one more mystery cleared up.  :)

 

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