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Sunday, December 29, 2013

New collection

A new collection has started, but this time it's not for me. I bought my daughter her first piece of Cathrineholm as one of her Christmas gifts. It's a beautiful two-toned blue 8" Lotus bowl in excellent condition. The design by Grete Prytz Kittelsen has been an icon since the 1960s.

Cathrineholm Lotus bowl

Excuse the ebay photo. The whole family has been sick since Christmas Day. Thank goodness I had several posts scheduled, but they've all been used, so what you get may be a little short or even sporadic for the next few days.


  1. What a lovely gift! The start of a collection. How dreadful that you are all sick. Hope you are better very soon. xx

  2. Oh!!! I hope you all get well soon! What an absolutely gorgeous gift, your daughter must be thrilled!!

  3. Sorry to hear, a quick recovery to all of you!

  4. So sorry to hear that you and your family are sick. Here's to a speedy recovery.

    I love Cathrineholm pieces. I only have three but I'm always on the lookout. My first piece is a bowl similar to the one you gave your daughter. Mine has the design as white on the darker blue (the same blue as the design on your daughter's bowl).

  5. merry xmas dana....hope you are all better soon. how wonderful/evil of you to start a collection....let the searching begin!! x

  6. Those beautiful bowls last forever and are incredibly useful! I have several and, even after I dropped my precious HUGE one, full of water, on to concrete, and it sustained a big ding, (insert 3 days of horror and pouting, here) we both survived and it serves and delights me, still! Great start with that color combination! Next find the green on yellow (sounds awful, looks beautiful!)-- Hope you feel better soon and have a fantastic New Year!! We all love your posts!