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    Posted 9 years ago

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    Very old looking hand blown bottle. The pontil is so sharp you could easilly cut your finger on it same for the way the glass folds from where the handle is attatched to the main body.
    It seems uniquely skilled craftsmanship yet seems lune someone who was still learning.
    Is this old?

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    1. rebessin rebessin, 9 years ago
      A guess: Color and glass type looks exactly like Erik Höglund for Boda, Sweden. The handle type (like arms) also point at Höglund. But the glassblowers work is not perfect, therfore not cutted pointil mark and not signed or labeled.
    2. Qwijebo, 9 years ago
      I have one just like it in blue
    3. ronsoverstuffedattic, 9 years ago
      Thats interesting
      As an artist I can see the skill that went into the design and the creativity of the piece similar to the appearance of some antique Chinese pottery where the artist made ut appead as if it were crushed by accident.
    4. ronsoverstuffedattic, 9 years ago
      I looked at Hoglundand it is very similar but his designs appear to be more refined. This piece seems to have the skill of a Hoglund but the crudeness of a folk art piece.
      Many artists including myself use folk ary work to inspire ourswlves. I wonder if this was an old world style that might have been an inspiration th Hoglund.
      If it is Hoglund would he really have kwpt a piece that did not measurs up to standards or just break and reuse the glass.

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