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Offline Pinkspoons

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FM Ronneby.... Horned Beasts
« on: October 05, 2008, 09:04:14 PM »
Picked up these beasties today, but I can't decide whether they're a couple of old goats... with stylised elongated necks, or a pair of reindeer... with stylised antlers. I've spent the day calling them 'reingoats'.


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Re: FM Ronneby.... Horned Beasts
« Reply #1 on: October 05, 2008, 09:21:13 PM »
they look kind of capricorny...

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Re: FM Ronneby.... Horned Beasts
« Reply #2 on: October 05, 2008, 09:24:08 PM »
Aye, I'm veering towards 'goat', due to the curly horns.

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Re: FM Ronneby.... Horned Beasts
« Reply #3 on: October 15, 2008, 11:48:00 PM »
Aye, I'm veering towards 'goat', due to the curly horns.

I've checked one of my FM catalogues and they are " stenbock "

and the English word, according to my dictionary, is ibex (a wild goat)

You have two.... I only have one :cry:
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Re: FM Ronneby.... Horned Beasts
« Reply #4 on: October 16, 2008, 01:08:52 AM »
Thanks for that, Ingela. I just did a quick search for 'ibex' and they definitely got the horns right!

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ibex

Do you know who designed them or roughly when they were available from? Mine are sizes 160 and 220, by the way. Would there have been a larger/smaller size to make up a 'family' of them?

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Re: FM Ronneby.... Horned Beasts
« Reply #5 on: October 16, 2008, 07:13:16 PM »
My 'stenbock' is signed: FM Ronneby Sweden G7 - 220
The inscription indicates the size 220mm but mine is in fact 235mm.

I don't know who designed them, I've yet to find out who "G" is.

They have been available in different sizes over the years:
160, 220, 250 and 280mm.

The label " Handiwork FM Konstglas Ronneby Sweden " would date
the 'stenbock' to approx. early/mid 1970's.


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