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Offline Pinkspoons

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Holmegaard.... or Faux-megaard...?
« on: March 08, 2006, 02:21:00 PM »
I bought the vase on the right as a bit of a curiosity...

(http://i18.photobucket.com/albums/b108/pinkspoons/faux-holme.jpg)

...It looks ostensibly like the Holmegaard vase on the left (except for height, obviously!), but it is signed 'PS' or possibly, and perhaps aptly, 'BS' and doesn't quite come up to a Holmegaard finish (the base is wonky and there are two whopping air bubbles (visible underneath the signature)).

(http://i18.photobucket.com/albums/b108/pinkspoons/faux-holme2.jpg)

Any clues, anyone?


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Holmegaard.... or Faux-megaard...?
« Reply #1 on: March 17, 2006, 10:03:55 AM »
I have to say, it looks a little bit like the Chinese 'paperweight' vases, which are appearing on ebay at the moment, in shape :oops:  (I just bought a beautiful one from Simone - thank you :wink: )  

There is one on ebay now - item number 7399553151 (sorry, I don't know how to do the short link  :oops:  :roll: ) - which the seller seems to think is Scandinavian, so it seems the Chinese are currently trying to copy Scandi shapes, as well as Lotton floral vase / 'paperweight' work  :shock:  :roll:

Don't know about the P/B S though  :?

Edited to include link - thanks Frank  :D http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=7399553151
Leni


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« Reply #2 on: March 17, 2006, 10:53:12 AM »
It's a similar shape, but not quite so exactly a match for Holmegaard as mine seems to be. It was bought in Denmark too (although I'm sure the Danish get Chinese imports like the rest of the world does!).


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Re: Holmegaard.... or Faux-megaard...?
« Reply #3 on: August 08, 2010, 06:12:34 AM »
Bumping for Nic (who can answer his own query better than anyone else now :) )


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Re: Holmegaard.... or Faux-megaard...?
« Reply #4 on: August 08, 2010, 12:30:28 PM »
Oh, it's 100% Holmegaard - just a production second due to the unsightly bubbles.  ;D

This one's going back a while!


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Re: Holmegaard.... or Faux-megaard...?
« Reply #5 on: August 08, 2010, 04:52:31 PM »
Yes, spent some time tidying up old threads today, and didn't want to leave 'possibly Chinese' as the verdict.


 

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