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Guest Post: Orange Luthje Wood Ice Bucket

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Hi there! I’m Brian, Jeff’s friend and fellow thrift store hunter. He asks me to collaborate now and then when I find something amazing during our excursions.

I was on my own at a Goodwill in the older part of town when this orange ice bucket caught my eye. I love anything orange, and if you came to my house you would completely agree. Tucked among the tired plastic ware and ugly trays was a very cool looking Danish Modern ice bucket by Luthje Wood.

Of course I had never heard of Luthje Wood, but as I excitedly stood in line I Googled more about this fantastic piece of classic Danish design.

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Although The Danish Modern movement began in the 1920’s, it truly began to become popular in the mid century and 1960’s. Catherineholm is a popular designer of serveware and the gold standard of beautiful Danish design. But Luthje Wood also produced an amazing array of beautiful items from ice buckets to cheese boards. I couldn’t believe someone had parted with this fantastic little gem, but I was happy to scoop it up.

The best part of thrifting is realizing you’ve found a little piece of history. And at $5.99…it’s worth a text to your BFF to brag about the amazing deal you’ve found. This lovely piece of Danish Modern serve ware is displayed proudly on my countertop…a testament to persistence and a little bit of luck from shopping at the local thrift shop.

 

-Brian T.    Las Vegas, NV

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