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    Posted 9 years ago

    vlkma238412
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    this pig was made when i was born. it will turn 50 in a couple of weaks It was made in a style and color range that was common in the part off the netherlands my dad came from Friesland, its called kerfsnede-aardewerk this techniek is already in use since the middle ages.
    it was made by a co-worker off my mother.

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    1. vetraio50 vetraio50, 9 years ago
      A beautiful money-box. It is similar to the "Velsen Sassenheim" of Gerrit Dijkstra that I love too. It was made for you? What a wonderful birthday present! An "Unika"! Where did your Mum work? And she brings over pieces of Tapio's cut glass pieces too. Now who's a lucky lad!
    2. austrohungaro austrohungaro, 9 years ago
      that's a lovely tradition! and the pig is beautiful in itself
    3. vetraio50 vetraio50, 8 years ago
      Relate this piece to Budek's new posting.

      http://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/100423-old-pottery-dishgermancarved-design-and?in=activity#comment-403233
    4. Budek Budek, 8 years ago
      Dear VLKMA, what a beautiful piece this is, even more so with it's history.
      Thanks for sharing it.

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