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Author Topic: Hoglund penguin - ID = Hoglund NZ  (Read 2053 times)

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Offline Anne E.B.

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Hoglund penguin - ID = Hoglund NZ
« on: July 30, 2006, 11:30:36 AM »
Any ideas as to which Hoglund made this penguin?  Signed 'Hoglund Art Glass' on base.  Erik or daughter Erika ?
http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y195/glassie/penguinbyHoglund.jpg

Many thanks :P
Anne E.B

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Re: Hoglund penguin - ID = Hoglund NZ
« Reply #1 on: July 30, 2006, 06:24:56 PM »
Hi Anne,

I looked it up on Google and found the following:

http://www.sealifecreations.com/hoglund/penguin.htm

Höglund Art Glass
www.hoglund.co.nz

Ola Höglund and Marie Simberg-Höglund settled in New Zealand in 1982, where they have a glassblowing studio in Nelson, the Northern tip of the South Island.
Born in Sweden, Ola and Marie trained with Kosta Boda and Orrefors, before three years in Africa on a Swedish Government (SIDA) development project, teaching the art of hand-blown glass techniques in Swaziland..........

http://www.nelson.hoglund.co.nz/collections.lasso?file=penguins.lasso

regards,
Ingela
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Offline Anne E.B.

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Re: Hoglund penguin - ID = Hoglund NZ
« Reply #2 on: July 30, 2006, 06:45:19 PM »
Wow - many thanks Ingela :P  I was way out with the Hoglund connection.

He's travelled a long, long way (http://www.websmileys.com/sm/animal/527.gif)

He looks great with my little Hadeland eskimo  8)  :lol:

Regards - Anne
Anne E.B

Offline Bill G

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Re: Hoglund penguin - ID = Hoglund NZ
« Reply #3 on: July 30, 2006, 07:06:25 PM »
Hej Anne E. B.

You were not far off. The Hoglund in New Zealand is the son of Erik Hoglund, the Swedish glass artist.

Offline Anne E.B.

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Re: Hoglund penguin - ID = Hoglund NZ
« Reply #4 on: July 30, 2006, 07:11:29 PM »
Boy do they get around!  :lol:

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