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Author Topic: Opalescent Large Duck, Murano or Whitefriars?  (Read 1014 times)

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Offline Ohio

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Opalescent Large Duck, Murano or Whitefriars?
« on: June 21, 2007, 11:28:18 PM »
Evening (well it's evening in the US anyway) I picked up this Opalescent Duck today & am a bit puzzled. The bill looks more like a  Whitefriars product rather than Murano, but I'm a bit in the dark as to how to tell the differences. I know it looks blue & it is slightly blue, but it's Opalescent all the way & it reacts like crazy to black light exposure. It has decent size at 8 1/2" heigth & 6 1/2" length. Any assistance is most appreciated. Thanks, Ken

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Re: Opalescent Large Duck, Murano or Whitefriars?
« Reply #1 on: June 21, 2007, 11:33:28 PM »

Hi Ken,
To the best of my knowledge, he is definitely not a Whitefriars duck.
This is a great site to visit to find out more about WF ducks: http://hometown.aol.co.uk/jillwainman/index.html

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Re: Opalescent Large Duck, Murano or Whitefriars?
« Reply #2 on: June 21, 2007, 11:48:56 PM »
Looks like Murano or maybe even Czech?

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Re: Opalescent Large Duck, Murano or Whitefriars?
« Reply #3 on: June 22, 2007, 03:57:39 AM »
Thanks Deltab & Tigerchips. I started looking at Murano Ducks & the triple tail is a Murano trait. I found a couple of early 50's Seguso Opalescent pieces that although not Ducks were a perfect match for color. I appreciate the help. Ken

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Re: Opalescent Large Duck, Murano or Whitefriars?
« Reply #4 on: June 22, 2007, 11:58:27 AM »
Very nice one! BTW, they're his wings and his tail  ;D

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Re: Opalescent Large Duck, Murano or Whitefriars?
« Reply #5 on: June 23, 2007, 12:14:13 AM »
Hi Ken,
Would you like a moderator to move this to the Murano forum? You might get more information there.

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Re: Opalescent Large Duck, Murano or Whitefriars?
« Reply #6 on: June 24, 2007, 03:35:09 AM »
Hi Cathy. I didn't want to trouble you so I moved it over, but thanks for your suggestion & assistance. Ken

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