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Author Topic: Bohemian (?) swan sulphide information help needed please  (Read 767 times)

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Bohemian (?) swan sulphide information help needed please
« on: May 18, 2007, 02:01:31 PM »
Hi,
I recently bought this weight:
Side: http://glassgallery.yobunny.org.uk/displayimage.php?pos=-7120
Base: http://glassgallery.yobunny.org.uk/displayimage.php?pos=-7119

The side view shows what looks like cracks on the weight but these are manufacturing marks in the weight around the swan.  Also a lot of fuzz/spiderwebs around the swan seen on the side view.  The ground is sulpher scattered with tiny pieces of glass (I know there is a name but just cannot remember it now ???)  Base is ground flat and polished (although it has been scratched from movement)
I unfortunately need to sell this and please need help in terms of confirmation that it is Bohemian.  Also I would like to know if the "fuzz" around the sulpher is normal?  Lastly is there an online reference to Bohemian weights, their makers, general info and there estimated value?  I have tried to find similar weights on the web and could only find one, and that had the same swan but was faceted.
Thanks for the help and kind regards,
Karel
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