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Lava vase, Per Lütken (Holmegaard, 1970)

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    Posted 9 years ago

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    This is my second LAVA vase. My first one I got last Chistmas as a present from my partner. this one I got online for... the ridiculous ammount of 45 euros (while smaller items from this are being sold on ebay at the no less ridiculous ammounts of 300 to 500 euros).

    This one stands 22'5 cm. tall (the first one's just 21 cm.).

    What I love from this range, as well as from the Cascade one, is that every piece is different from each other: colour, ammount of bubbles, shape... these two are pretty simmilar but still they have really different colour and shape. On picture 4 you can see the mouths of them... they can't be more different!

    I already had two drinking glasses from this range -unfortunately a friend of mine broke one of them... the beautiful one- and I guess just Christmas or another lucky strike will bring me another LAVA.

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    1. cobaltcobold cobaltcobold, 9 years ago
      Wonderfull. I want one, too! You can see very deistinctively that they are made by hand but nevertheless they are not pretentious at all. And now: Tell me why?
    2. austrohungaro austrohungaro, 9 years ago
      Why don't they look pretentious at all or why was lucky enough to get the second one? haha :)

      Ido agree with you about what you say "they are not pretentious at all". aybe that's why I love tis range: theydon't lookluxury, they don't usfine colours nor display finedecorations... I guess this range makes you think of the beauty of apparently unimportant stuff...
    3. cobaltcobold cobaltcobold, 9 years ago
      Yes, but the don't look unimportant at all! It's strange that in the Moment these things make me think more seriously than many works of art! Now it's me who sounds pretentious...
    4. austrohungaro austrohungaro, 9 years ago
      Well, from 1970 Per Lütken's production became more experimental and "arty"... Cascade and Lava were just the begining, but series such as Lerform, Najade, Harmony and Vintergaek in the 70s and Afrikas Rose or Det Levende Glas explore this artistic side of glas production. At the same time he did an important art glass production as well -which is really difficult to find for sale.

      This series, Lava, does remind me of the Arte Povera that was made in Italy at the end of the 60s. let's not forget Lütken studiedto be a painter, not a glass designer, so he would no doubt know about it...
    5. Collectomaniac Collectomaniac, 6 years ago,_Per_1916-1998.htm
      Great website.

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