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Author Topic: Danish or Dutch? ID = Leerdam  (Read 871 times)

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Offline Ivo

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Danish or Dutch? ID = Leerdam
« on: September 12, 2007, 05:49:19 PM »
Item at hand:
http://glassgallery.yobunny.org.uk/displayimage.php?pos=-8455

Unsigned, polished pontil and polished stand - a combination usual in Leerdam glass. My first hunch is Holmegaard Lütken. My second impulse is Leerdam Meijdam. We see lots of Meijdam here and it always looks like someone else's work from the year before. I guess he was easily "inspired".

Thoughts, anyone?

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Re: Danish or Dutch?
« Reply #1 on: September 12, 2007, 06:10:54 PM »
Naturally, my first thought was Lutken too...so it's probably over to Nic for assistance.  :)

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Re: Danish or Dutch?
« Reply #2 on: September 12, 2007, 06:56:30 PM »
I would say probably not Holmegaard - the shape looks too squat, and the base too broad. It's hard to make out the colour - it looks like a smokey blue?

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Re: Danish or Dutch?
« Reply #3 on: September 12, 2007, 08:01:44 PM »
Yes it is a bluish smoke - I'll have to compare it to other known items in daylight.

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Re: Danish or Dutch?
« Reply #4 on: September 12, 2007, 08:55:30 PM »
Ah, definitely not Holmegaard then.

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Re: Danish or Dutch?
« Reply #5 on: September 13, 2007, 10:30:50 AM »
http://glassgallery.yobunny.org.uk/displayimage.php?pos=-8461

this may give a better colour comparison. 

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Re: Danish or Dutch?
« Reply #6 on: September 14, 2007, 08:57:51 AM »
Hi.  I have one exactly the same and was told by a Dutch dealer that it is Leerdam, he didn't give a designer though.  Emmi

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Re: Danish or Dutch?
« Reply #7 on: September 14, 2007, 11:20:04 AM »
Floris Meijdam is the designer.

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