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Post by bistoboy July 15th 2010, 11:03 pm

now, i'm sure i've seen this kind of thing in the latest Millers Collectibles guide, but i have lent my copy to a friend so can't confirm at the moment. I think it was by Holmgaard, but when and by who i have no idea. Also, guide price? ( i bought for £1.50 in a charity shop)

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Post by bistoboy July 15th 2010, 11:04 pm

also, what is it for? just decorative or does it have a practical purpose?
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Post by dantheman July 16th 2010, 10:53 am

bird feeder?

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Post by big ed July 16th 2010, 11:06 am

Can't find yours in the latest MG , holmegaard decanters of dog and fish , but all signed , dunno what your is used for .
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Post by 20th-centuryboy July 17th 2010, 2:23 pm

Seen these before? I think it is a money box, the idea being you but the coins in their beaks and you watched your money mount up! Don't think they were by anyone special though - just a gimmicky gift shop item (sorry!).
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Post by bistoboy July 17th 2010, 8:32 pm

ah! ok, well i guess it's a good job that i didn't pay a lot for it.
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Post by Nic August 7th 2010, 5:09 pm

Looks to be a lampworked piece by Vera Liskova (Czech).

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