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Offline Pinkspoons

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Cast textured candleholders - Swedish or Finnish?
« on: May 09, 2010, 08:48:23 PM »
I've a pair of these, and I know I've seen them before, but I can't for the life of me find the maker anywhere.

The texture on the side is quite remeniscent of Jorma Vennola's 'Kuusi' (Spruce) series for Iittala, but I can't find anything that matches. Likewise, it doesn't pop up in any of the Kosta Boda references I have.

Any help much appreciated.


Offline Anne E.B.

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Re: Cast textured candleholders - Swedish or Finnish?
« Reply #1 on: May 16, 2010, 02:18:07 PM »
Could it be Nybro?  May be worth checking :)
Anne E.B


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Re: Cast textured candleholders - Swedish or Finnish?
« Reply #2 on: May 16, 2010, 06:39:06 PM »
Cheers, Anne. Nybro hadn't even crossed my mind - I'll look into it.  :)


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Re: Cast textured candleholders - Swedish or Finnish?
« Reply #3 on: March 16, 2011, 10:15:39 AM »
Did anybody ever find and answer on these as i have one too. Had assumed it was Iittala as the design on the sides is the same as a Iittala fish paperweight i was thinking of buying recently at a fair (unfortunitly didnt get it though)
would it be possible to move this over to glass, maybe get a result on it there?
michelle


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Re: Cast textured candleholders - Swedish or Finnish?
« Reply #4 on: March 16, 2011, 01:46:50 PM »
I never found the maker, unfortunately.


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Re: Cast textured candleholders - Swedish or Finnish?
« Reply #5 on: March 16, 2011, 02:50:57 PM »
Hi,

These look pretty close: Kosta Volcano

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=290543652516

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Re: Cast textured candleholders - Swedish or Finnish?
« Reply #6 on: March 16, 2011, 06:49:37 PM »
And just to confuse things  - I've seen a matching pair with Galway Crystal labels.  These might or might not be original to the pieces.  Might be worth contacting them?
Anne E.B


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Re: Cast textured candleholders - Swedish or Finnish?
« Reply #7 on: March 18, 2011, 08:36:25 AM »
Pukeberg is another thought.


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Re: Cast textured candleholders - Swedish or Finnish?
« Reply #8 on: March 18, 2011, 09:07:18 AM »
Galway could be a possibility - they certainly did a tealight votive a few years back that was heavily "inspired by" the 'Snowball' votives by Kosta.


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Re: Cast textured candleholders - Swedish or Finnish?
« Reply #9 on: March 20, 2011, 10:43:40 AM »
Hi  :hi:  Is this your listing. or if not,  does it help at all??

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=360353287639&ssPageName=ADME:B:SS:GB:1123
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