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Author Topic: orrefors or kosta engraved vase, scout dog camp fire. ID: Knut Steen Hadeland  (Read 1813 times)

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Offline malcyp

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hi,got this today ,lovely vase,engraved with a scout and his dog at a camp fire.
who made this please? it is engraved on the bottom,signature looks more like hall than hald and is followed by the no 54
thanks for looking
malc

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Re: orrefors or kosta engraved vase,scout with dogand camp fire
« Reply #1 on: June 28, 2009, 08:41:13 AM »
here is the signature

Offline taylog1

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Re: orrefors or kosta engraved vase,scout with dogand camp fire
« Reply #2 on: June 28, 2009, 04:17:43 PM »
The style is very similar to what you usually only see on Hadeland pieces - so I'm guessing that's what the Had '54 means - Hadeland 1954.
don't recognise the initials of the designer though.

Gareth

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Re: orrefors or kosta engraved vase,scout with dogand camp fire
« Reply #3 on: June 28, 2009, 05:34:22 PM »
a closer look at the sig and it could easily be engraved hdl,which could mean hadeland,does anyone know if this is how they signed their work?
but it also looks like hall,it depends on whether it an al. or a d.

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Re: orrefors or kosta engraved vase,scout with dogand camp fire
« Reply #4 on: June 28, 2009, 05:52:28 PM »
i googled hadeland and there was a thread on here started by ivo in 2005,where it was confirmed that hdl was used to portray hadeland,who was k.s. though?
this is the thread.http://www.glassmessages.com/index.php?action=printpage;topic=2961.0

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Re: orrefors or kosta engraved vase,scout with dogand camp fire
« Reply #5 on: June 28, 2009, 06:58:23 PM »
Good spot - further down you get the following comment:

I've found a similar piece signed KS 628 Hdl 54 - KS is Knut Steen.


Offline malcyp

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Re: orrefors or kosta engraved vase,scout with dogand camp fire
« Reply #6 on: June 28, 2009, 07:16:08 PM »
nice one ,even better spotted taylog1 :clap:
thanks everyone another piece of glass identified......just got to find out how much it's roughly worth so i can sell it at the antiques centre.
hmmm :huh:

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Nice work on the ID Malcyp and Taylog!   :D  I'd never heard of Knut Steen before.   Although we've got an ID now, I'll leave this here for a while in case folks want to add additional info.   :)
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Offline malcyp

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thanks max,
i have been looking for info about knut steen on the internet,and there is a sculpter or artist by that name,but he only worked for hadeland for a short time in the 90's,is he the son of the engraver? or is this piece fairly modern and wasn't made in 1954?

 

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