Glass Decanter Holmegaard of Copenhagen Hand Decorated Autumn Leaves
just perfect for fall season, this gorgeous hand painted glass decanter, inspiring autumn leaves, in fall colors, berries." Holmegaard" of Copenhagen By Appointment to the Royal Danish Court. Made in Denmark 191. white metal pull ring cork stopper. excellent condition. base impressed with number 5. decorative, bar ware accessory. 7" H. x 4" W. x 2.5" D.
The company was founded in 1825. as a result of shortage of wood in Denmark, it was necessary to use peat, " only materials at the time" available for fuel. Designer Orla Juul Nielson was hired in 1923, and followed by other designer Jacob Band, architect Per Lukin " Chief Designer in 19401. The production was popular among Scandinavian Glass Collectors. Around 1965, company was merged with Kastrup and became, Kastrup Holmegaard a merger with Royal Copenhagen in 1975.