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Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Scandinavian glass markings

If you are new to collecting Scandinavian glass, here are some sample markings that might help you identify pieces when you run across them in the wild.


Ekenas vase by John-Orwar Lake
20thcenturyglass.com

John-Orwar Lake signature
modernistglass.com

John-Orwar Lake signature
glassmessages.com

Holmegaard vase by Per Lutken
20thcenturyglass.com

Per Lutken signature
modernistglass.com

Peter Svarrer vase for Holmegaard
dba.dk

Peter Svarrer signature
starkeld.com

Michael Bang vase for Holmegaard
modernistglass.com

Michael Bang signature
modernistglass.com

Timo Sarpaneva Festivo candle holder for Iittala
rubylane.com

Timo Sarpaneva initials
ebay.com - judyjudyjudy00

6 comments:

  1. New as untrodden snow to collecting Scandinavian glass, you make a wonderful guide however; thanks for sharing this information!

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    1. I'm not a big glass collector, but I love learning about it.

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    1. My favorite is that green Holmegaard by Michael Bang.

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  3. This is extremely helpful for me, and gives me some good searches on eBay. I appreciate the education. As you know I love both glass and pottery.

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    1. Don't you just love it when a seller doesn't have a clue about the markings but shows them anyway...and you recognize them? :)

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