Four Holmegaard Canada smoke small shot glasses. Per Lutken 1955 Denmark. Danish Scandinavian mid century schnapps/snaps. Barware drinks 8cm


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Vintage from the 1960s



A set of four smoke (retro greeny/grey) vintage shot glasses in the 'Canada' design by Per Lutken for Holmegaard, Denmark. The design dates from 1955, and they were in production until 1990. These could date from any time from the 1950s to 1980s, but most likely to be 60s/70s vintage.

'Canada' is a Danish Modern classic design, as featured in Vigier and Pina's 'Scandinavian Glass 1930-2000, Smoke and Ice' book. The smoke version of Canada is often referred to as Scanada because the original boxes used S for smoke as a prefix before 'Canada'. Also see:

These are the smallest size Canada glasses - the '8.2cm snapsglas'. Snaps in Denmark is usually a strong spirit called Akvavit or Cordial (liqueur). Apx 1 oz size, so perfect for stronger smaller single shots. They are all 8cm tall. Unsigned. Being handmade they vary very slightly, see photos.

I don't think these have been used. Excellent collectable and usable examples. The smoke colouring is typical of the mid century era - perfect to go with your retro home.

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