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Scandinavian Art Glass664 of 1350Gunnar Nylund, Strombergshyttan?iittala finland oiva toikka/n . notsjo
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    Posted 7 years ago

    AmberRose
    (364 items)

    Quick stop at a favorite thrift on way home today. In the candle section I'm skimming and then spot a face...then a Kosta Boda sticker! I glance over and there is another similar dish shape...a match! Wait...I've got Live and Laughter...where is love?

    I then proceeded to tear the entire store apart looking for love.

    Love was with the salt/pepper/creamer section.

    These are about six inches square and super heavy. I believe they are new, and have that cool Scandinavian glow.

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    Comments

    1. DrFluffy DrFluffy, 7 years ago
      I have the love one... From my Grandma... She brought it from Sweden!!
    2. AmberRose AmberRose, 7 years ago
      Aww that is adorable!
    3. SEAN68 SEAN68, 7 years ago
      stunning!!! love these!!!
    4. vetraio50 vetraio50, 7 years ago
      Check out the signatures. Are they Bertil Vallien?
      There is also a series based on the days of the week I think.
    5. AmberRose AmberRose, 7 years ago
      Will look!
    6. kisslikeether kisslikeether, 7 years ago
      These are indeed from Bertil Vallien's 'Days' Series this shape has also been used for Corporate gifts & commemorative items (with an engraved design in the centre rather than moulded) Nice find!
    7. nldionne nldionne, 7 years ago
      Hi Amber, great find. My thrifts are do few and small never find much there.
    8. AmberRose AmberRose, 7 years ago
      Kiss, thanks for the intel...was starting to think that as I was seeing golf balls etched etc...
      Nldionne...a bunch of GoodWills have popped over in the last two years. Some are so sanitized and expensive I rarely will go to them. However, some are full of the good stuff that I put them on my regular routine. Also remember I hit the thrifts every day and most days walk away empty handed.
    9. SEAN68 SEAN68, 7 years ago
      Called you yesterday!!!
    10. Moonstonelover21 Moonstonelover21, 7 years ago
      Love it!!! WOW!!
    11. Thoscahaba Thoscahaba, 7 years ago
      What's a BBQ march?
    12. Zowie Zowie, 7 years ago
      Doing good I see like me you can love all sorts of things that catch the eye . I would love to of seen you ripping store apart. I find if I go like that & get caught at it the put the pice up it can be hard containing yourself when you really want something.

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