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    Posted 7 years ago

    BennyBerg
    (13 items)

    "Trefløjet" 1955
    Design: Per Lütken
    Signed: Not signed and it's a bit strange
    Color: Violet / clear
    Height: about 15.0 cm.
    Diameter: about 13.5 cm.

    Winged vase with three scallops on top, blown in violet glass with clear overlay. Plan Ground floor.

    THE STORY:
    This glass has a very special story: The elderly lady who I bought it from said that it had been her mother's and her mother had gotten it from Karen Blixen at her 10 year anniversary in 1959. Her mother was Karen Blixen's cook and housekeeper for many years: Mrs. Caroline Carlsen. "Madam Carlsen" 'got the job as a housekeeper at Rungstedlund in 1949 and died in the spring of 2003, and was the last occupant of Rungstedlund

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    1. SEAN68 SEAN68, 7 years ago
      Stunning glass and story !!! welcome to cw Benny :)!!! so glad you have joined!!! :)
    2. racer4four racer4four, 7 years ago
      Fantastic glass and great story.
    3. austrohungaro austrohungaro, 7 years ago
      and if the story invoves my much adored karen bliken, it's even better ;)

      Nice to see you here at CW Benny!!!
    4. BennyBerg, 7 years ago
      Yes - :-) Per Lütken zand Karen Blixen in the same story - doesn't get much better :-)
    5. racer4four racer4four, 7 years ago
      I was waiting for Austro to get excited ! lol!

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