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Venetian Glass Factory, Blackpool - Franco Toffolo
« on: May 05, 2005, 10:36:32 PM »
Hi, I'm new and stumbled here looking for the Venetian Glass factory in Blackpool, or at least that's what I think I am looking for.
In the mid seventy's my mum bought a lovely big glass bull from what was at the time no more than a barn with a furnnice in it.
I think she also bought a couple of harlequin figer's as well  but I have the bull and would like to know more about it and if I can get more like it? :?


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« Reply #1 on: May 06, 2005, 08:33:03 AM »
Hi,

Your description of the 'works' is not untypical of a glass studio in the UK at that time. Is the name you give from memory or a label/signature?

Can you post a picture, see instructions in sticky topic.
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« Reply #2 on: May 06, 2005, 01:14:39 PM »
http://www.great-glass.co.uk/glass%20notes/britsg-j.htm

see entry under Glasform. I think there was a glass company in Blackpool called Venetian Glass Co but John Ditchfield would be the person who could answer this
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« Reply #3 on: May 06, 2005, 01:50:58 PM »
Franco Toffolo, mispelt on Great Glass, is now working with John Deacons in Crieff, Scotland.
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