Share your favorites on Show & Tell

'Komet' and 'Skjold' Glass (Danish Glassworks), 1930's

In Glassware > Show & Tell and Kitchen > Bowls > Show & Tell.
BennyBerg's likes1 of 7Lötz neurot Cytisus vase, ca. 1902Small Bowl, Michael Andersen (Denmark), 1900-1914
15
Love it
1
Like it

kyratangokyratango loves this.
BennyBergBennyBerg likes this.
VintagefranVintagefran loves this.
austrohungaroaustrohungaro loves this.
Cormoran1925Cormoran1925 loves this.
VioletOrangeVioletOrange loves this.
racer4fourracer4four loves this.
vetraio50vetraio50 loves this.
valentino97valentino97 loves this.
fortapachefortapache loves this.
SEAN68SEAN68 loves this.
walksoftlywalksoftly loves this.
Moonstonelover21Moonstonelover21 loves this.
aghcollectaghcollect loves this.
IvonneIvonne loves this.
DrFluffyDrFluffy loves this.
See 14 more
Add to collection

    Please create an account, or Log in here

    If you don't have an account, create one here.


    Create a Show & TellReport as inappropriate


    Posted 6 years ago

    jensen
    (100 items)

    A bowl and an ice-cream dish in a wonderful bright green colour in the 'Komet' ('Comet') series produced at Holmegaard Glassworks 1938-1941. There is also a large pitcher for milk or cream meant to go with the bowl (a so-called 'strawberry set') as well as small plates. I cannot imagine a more summery thing than one of these bowls filled with strawberries!

    Also an amber-coloured bowl from another series of glass meant for daily use, 'Skjold' ('Shield') produced at Fyens Glassworks (1873-1990) from 1934 and onwards (not to be confused with Per Lütken's series of the same name from the 1960's). This was also produced in amber, light yellow, green, and colourless glass in various sizes and shapes; mostly bowls, but also pitchers, dishes, and vases. The Skjold items all have a nice starburst pattern on the bottom.

    There are many of these glass object meant for daily use available on markets and fairs - they don't seem to be particularly popular as they can often be had for very reasonable or even low prices. I think these things are very charming in their design and with their little irregularities and would much rather have one of these than buy a new bowl!

    Dimensions of Comet bowl: height 9 cm, diameter 22 cm. Diameter of dish: 28 cm.
    Dimensions of Skjold bowl: height 7 cm, diameter 15 cm

    logo
    Glassware
    See all
    Pyrex Duchess 024 Bowl And Lid. HTF Promo
    Pyrex Duchess 024 Bowl And Lid. HTF...
    $640
    PYREX PINK GlassRefrigerator Set 8 Piece Casserole Dish Lids 503 502 501s  1
    PYREX PINK GlassRefrigerator Set 8 ...
    $108
    EAPG Cambridge Vaseline Glass Wine Samovar, "Martha" Grape Etched, Silver Plate
    EAPG Cambridge Vaseline Glass Wine ...
    $148
    Rare RED Pyrex Promotional Christmas Mixing Bowls Nest Of 3 Reindeer Pine Trees
    Rare RED Pyrex Promotional Christma...
    $41
    logo
    Pyrex Duchess 024 Bowl And Lid. HTF Promo
    Pyrex Duchess 024 Bowl And Lid. HTF...
    $640
    See all

    Comments

    1. SEAN68 SEAN68, 6 years ago
      beautiful!!
    2. racer4four racer4four, 6 years ago
      Well said Jensen.
      So called utility items can often be very appealing and show great design.
      The good thing is the price - we can buy them and feel good using them!
      I would use these happily and admire them while I did so.
    3. jensen jensen, 6 years ago
      Thanks for the comments, Sean and racer4four - and thanks for the loves, everyone!

    Want to post a comment?

    Create an account or login in order to post a comment.