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Offline chloe

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Scandinavian? Looking smoked vase
« on: October 13, 2008, 11:55:15 AM »
Sorry - just found one more thing from my weekend searching!  Measures around 30cm high (not with me at the moment), and is quite heavy.  I like the simplicity of it.


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Re: Scandinavian? Looking smoked vase
« Reply #1 on: October 15, 2008, 02:07:34 PM »
the shape is very similar to this Holmegaard vase - does this seem likely?

http://www.20thcenturyglass.com/images/items/scandanavian_glass/holmegaard_glass/holmegaardglass_vase17.jpg


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Re: Scandinavian? Looking smoked vase
« Reply #2 on: October 15, 2008, 02:34:02 PM »
Neither vase are by Holmegaard. I'd be wary of taking attributions from that website - he sells on eBay, and until recently he listed *everything* that was cased glass as Holmegaard or Alsterfors, when it was clearly cheap Chinese or, at best, by one of the German firms.


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Re: Scandinavian? Looking smoked vase
« Reply #3 on: October 15, 2008, 03:20:19 PM »
It didnt seem right to me either, hence asking!  What about this one on Ebay 330274570517 - again similar style & colour but a guess by the seller!


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Re: Scandinavian? Looking smoked vase
« Reply #4 on: October 15, 2008, 09:38:38 PM »
I see no connection between those vases other than they're both either German or Swedish and grey with clear casing.
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Re: Scandinavian? Looking smoked vase
« Reply #5 on: October 15, 2008, 09:45:47 PM »
Fair enough, to me they are the same colour, style, height - just mine has a lip and the other one doesnt.


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Re: Scandinavian? Looking smoked vase
« Reply #6 on: October 18, 2008, 02:49:21 PM »
Hi... I have seen very similar vases to these in TK Maxx and seem to remember made in Poland stickers on them.
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