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Vintage Danish glass design from the early 1970’s

Monday, September 17th, 2007

Here’s a part of my personal collection of Holmegaard / Kastrup pop-art opal-glass design. The ‘Palet’ series was designed by Michael Bang around 1970 and was mainly design for household purpose - a large variety of items was born, including everything from vases to bowls, jugs and lamps.

Per Lütken got employed at Holmegaard in 1941 without previous knowledge of glass works. During the late 1960’s and early 70’s he too began designing pop-art opal-glass items - Lütkens collection was entitled ‘Carnaby’ and only included vases, but in wonderful shapes and bright colors. The orange vase on the second row, to the right shown in the picture below is from the Carnaby collection.

Otto Bauer Designed the “bottle vases” for Holmegaard / Kastrup glas - the largest one in my collection is almost 50cm high - extremely rare and not for sale.
Collection of Michael Bang Palet items + Per Lütken Carnaby + Otto Bauer vases

Vintage CathrineHolm Enamel “LOTUS” series

Wednesday, May 30th, 2007

The 1960s Lotus series by CathrineHolm ranges from etc. porcelain cups and plates to enamel bowls, pots and pans.

Original 1950’s Jens H. Qvistgaard teak ice-bucket and tray

Friday, May 25th, 2007

The infamous JHQ/IHQ teak ice-bucket inspired by Japanese water-buckets from the 1800 century with a touch of Scandinavian Viking-middle age design!

Set of original Kay Bojesen large teak plates

Wednesday, April 25th, 2007

Very nice set of original 1950’s Kay Bojesen teak plates, one still with the original “Kay Bojesen Eneret” sticker. Measuring 26,5 cm in diameter.

Danish Design classic: Ballerup Ideal Mixer 1953

Wednesday, December 6th, 2006

Here’s a true gem from the early years of Danish kitchen machinery - the mixer is fully working, complete with a Blender, meat grinder and mixer!

A mixer like this was a part of the exhibition “The industrial Icons: Danish Design” held at the Danish National Museum of Industrial Art in 2004.
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