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Sweden Signed Paperweight Sculpture - Info needed!
« on: February 26, 2008, 04:23:15 AM »
Hi everyone!
First time posting in this section.
I have a paperweight or sculpture that i believe is signed...

8-0 Lane
Exenäs
Sweden
C 147

If I am wrong please someone let me know :)
It is a ship that has been engraved in the glass, and the glass has been roughly chipped and cut.
I would like to know who is the maker, and what age range it might have been produced.
Any help would be greatly appreciated!
Javier
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Re: Sweden Signed Paperweight Sculpture - Info needed!
« Reply #1 on: February 26, 2008, 05:49:24 AM »
Good morning Svazzo! I think I can help a little.
Your paperweight/sculpture comes from a glassworks that sadly no longer exists, Ekenås.
The signature is not 8-0 but a stylised J-O Lake, John-Orwar Lake, a designer hired by Ekenås during the 50's and 60's.

I can't find anything in my litterature that would  date it but I'm sure someone will be able to help  ;)

Nice piece by the way!




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Re: Sweden Signed Paperweight Sculpture - Info needed!
« Reply #2 on: February 26, 2008, 08:04:03 AM »
Thank you so much for that fast reply!
Just want to make sure i have the correct information for my listing :)
I havent sold anything like it before.
I collect Italian glass and this piece was in a lot of paperweights I bought.
Any idea of a value for it?

Javier

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Re: Sweden Signed Paperweight Sculpture - Info needed!
« Reply #3 on: February 26, 2008, 10:34:02 AM »
Hi,

The correct name is Ekenäs

regards,

Ingela
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Re: Sweden Signed Paperweight Sculpture - Info needed!
« Reply #4 on: February 26, 2008, 10:57:36 AM »
Sorry Ingela! Jeg skrev det på dansk  ::)


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Re: Sweden Signed Paperweight Sculpture - Info needed!
« Reply #5 on: February 26, 2008, 01:18:59 PM »
Javier,
re. value, see this page.
http://www.zeitgeist-i.com/Ma-G-29.html

Regards
Andy 8)

(i expect ebay value a lot less!!)
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Re: Sweden Signed Paperweight Sculpture - Info needed!
« Reply #6 on: February 26, 2008, 02:54:39 PM »
That's Nic's (Pinkspoons') site. Where is he BTW?


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Re: Sweden Signed Paperweight Sculpture - Info needed!
« Reply #7 on: February 27, 2008, 09:44:24 PM »
Javier,
re. value, see this page.
http://www.zeitgeist-i.com/Ma-G-29.html

Regards
Andy 8)


Thanks Andy!
Great link.
Now I have updated the listing.
Hopefully it will go higher than $10 :)
Jaiver


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