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Offline wjaxn

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Holmegaard Decanter - Cluck Cluck?? Any one help please!
« on: November 07, 2009, 11:37:41 AM »
Hi all, Im new to this, so please go easy on me lol -

I have just bought this decanter and believe it to be a Kurtolf decanter by Holmegaard. Does anyone know the actual design and maybe how old it is? Looks pretty old to me.. The pontil on the base is ground and left rough, the decanter comes with original stopper and a glass, which also is shaped to allow the stopper to be placed into it.

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2617/4082838518_b1a838a56a_b.jpg

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2565/4082084885_eaaec8b85e_b.jpg

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2559/4082852312_63d3015434_o.jpg

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2428/4082852238_50a8e2aabc.jpg


Many thanks in advance - oh, and apologies, I dont know how to embed the pictures, so I have provided links.

Wayne :)



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Re: Holmegaard Decanter - Cluck Cluck?? Any one help please!
« Reply #1 on: November 07, 2009, 11:44:48 AM »
I just replied to your query about this decanter on the Whitefriars forum.

The decanter is a Holmegaard klukflaske, or kuttrolf. The colour of the glass suggests that production was 1970s/90s. If the pontil mark has been left rough, then quite possibly it was a production second, with the flaw not being spotted until that stage.

The other glass is a candlestick holder, and was made by neither Holmegaard nor Whitefriars.


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Re: Holmegaard Decanter - Cluck Cluck?? Any one help please!
« Reply #2 on: November 07, 2009, 07:16:00 PM »
Hi Wayne,
I agree with Nic, the candle holder is nothing to do with the decanter,
but i think its a great idea to use it that way, as round stoppers are notorious for
rolling off the table and breaking!
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Andy
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Re: Holmegaard Decanter - Cluck Cluck?? Any one help please!
« Reply #3 on: November 08, 2009, 01:42:47 AM »
It would be polite, however, to post even a brief note of thanks or acknowledgement on the board before rushing off with the information for your eBay listing...  ::)


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Re: Holmegaard Decanter - Cluck Cluck?? Any one help please!
« Reply #4 on: November 08, 2009, 08:05:36 AM »
Appreciation and Thanks? I didnt think those things existed anymore!! :P

Only Joking - Im new to all this - Here:

http://odadeo.com/images/big-thank-you.png

Im crap - I cant even embed images!... :-S



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Re: Holmegaard Decanter - Cluck Cluck?? Any one help please!
« Reply #5 on: November 08, 2009, 12:38:20 PM »
Much obliged.  :clap:

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