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Author Topic: Thick glass block ashtray? w/ abstract figure. Erik Hoglund? Boda?  (Read 1616 times)

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Offline astroboy

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Re: Thick glass block ashtray? w/ abstract figure. Erik Hoglund? Boda?
« Reply #10 on: October 06, 2012, 01:10:21 AM »
Hi, if you are still interested in this I can confirm it is by Erik Hoglund. I acquired the same design yesterday in red-orange, which I suspect has been used as an ashtray. After a lot of searching (where I found your post) I found a reference in the book "Erik Hoglund" by Gunnel Holmer (in Swedish). On page 240 there is a photo of a ?catalogue page that shows Boda "Reliefglas" with 15 different designs, that appear to include the other ones you mentioned. The description translates roughly (via Google translate) as: booklet with 15 designs in various combination possibilities. A new concept in modern arklitektur ... ensamforsaljare. I guess they are a form of glass brick for architectural-type work. If you are still interested I could scan the page and email to you if you wanted to give me your email address. Regards, Andrew

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Re: Thick glass block ashtray? w/ abstract figure. Erik Hoglund? Boda?
« Reply #11 on: October 06, 2012, 07:14:13 AM »
Thank you Astroboy for solving this long standing mystery :-) :-) :-)

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