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Post by Pip on Sat Jun 06, 2009 9:56 pm

Bottle vases designed in 1951 by Arthur Percy for the Swedish glasshouse Gullaskruf - in production until 1965. They came in a number of different colours and sizes - shown here together are the largest and the smallest in the range.

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Post by Pip on Sun Jun 07, 2009 11:38 am

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Post by Pip on Wed Jun 10, 2009 9:16 pm

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Post by artvandal on Thu Jun 11, 2009 9:31 pm

There are a lot of very good looking reproductions made in Poland. It is really difficult to spot the fakes once the stickers are removed.
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Post by Pip on Thu Jun 11, 2009 11:55 pm

Not in the flesh - the base and rim finishes on the originals are very different from modern repros - as are the colours.

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Post by Nic on Thu Jan 07, 2010 11:34 pm

Taken from a 1954 magazine advert:

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Post by Retro Art Glass on Wed Nov 17, 2010 3:29 am

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This enormous bottle vase designed by Arthur Percy for Gullaskruf in 1952 is an amazing 40" tall. That's 1016 mm to you-all across the pond. The largest I've seen documented to date is 27". Has anyone come across one of these fabulous Swedish minimalist bottle vases as tall as this one?

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Post by Vintagerous on Sun Jun 16, 2013 4:17 am

Hi there,

I believe I have also found an Arthur Percy bottle vase like the green one above.  Can someone hazard an educated opinion that this is not a reproduction?   It has the base that I believe signifies Percy (indented).

Dimensions: 39.5" tall x about 9.5" wide at base.  Opening is just under 2".

I really need to learn how to photograph without reflection :)

Thanks,
Joni

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Post by Vintagerous on Sun Jun 16, 2013 4:32 am

I should also mention it is light weight and has some shelf (or floor in this case Laughter) wear.
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Post by Jeffingtons on Tue Nov 19, 2013 11:36 pm

Bit of insight coming via local mid-century vending hutch. Large 20" Arthur Percy style vase in amber wearing an Aseda label. It was news to me that Aseda made such things.
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