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Offline medievalwoman

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Hi, picked this up yesterday. I felt it was very well done. If it's worthless I'll keep it for myself LOL. No signature (of course just my luck) Has a ground pontil on the base. Also it's very large!

http://auctionboutique.com/usersdirs/14933/paperweight_002.jpg

http://auctionboutique.com/usersdirs/14933/paperweight_001.jpg

http://auctionboutique.com/usersdirs/14933/paperweight_003.jpg

http://auctionboutique.com/usersdirs/14933/paperweight_005.jpg

Hope that isn't too many pics!

Di


Offline glasstrufflehunter

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Re: Can Anyone tell me anything about this paperweight? Has Tiny Frogs!
« Reply #1 on: November 09, 2007, 02:22:54 AM »
This paperweight is modern Chinese. Not 'worth' a lot, but very charming. I have a fondness for the Chinese flower and critter weights. There is some very nice stuff coming out of China these days and it's really affordable.
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Re: Can Anyone tell me anything about this paperweight? Has Tiny Frogs!
« Reply #2 on: November 09, 2007, 02:47:44 AM »
Ok thanks. Not what I wanted to hear but c'est la vie!

Di


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Re: Can Anyone tell me anything about this paperweight? Has Tiny Frogs!
« Reply #3 on: November 09, 2007, 08:23:04 AM »
In my experience it's unusual to see the 'sea anemone' flower in combination with the little frogs!  More usually one sees the 'water lily' style flower with frogs and / or fish.   Is this weight one of the large ones, or a standard 'medium' size? 
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Re: Can Anyone tell me anything about this paperweight? Has Tiny Frogs!
« Reply #4 on: November 09, 2007, 01:46:09 PM »
Nice weight!
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Re: Can Anyone tell me anything about this paperweight? Has Tiny Frogs!
« Reply #5 on: November 09, 2007, 03:31:27 PM »
I've seen a few weights with the anemone and frogs but I always got outbid or it ended on the wrong side of payday. They were all largish weights as opposed to the usual 2 inch size when it's just the anemone alone.

I did recently get a weight with a waterlily, leaves and frogs. It was one someone posted a link to with gougy shipping. I found one where the shipping was less gougy. ;D It's a very charming weight.
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Re: Can Anyone tell me anything about this paperweight? Has Tiny Frogs!
« Reply #6 on: November 16, 2007, 10:27:51 AM »
I found one where the shipping was less gougy. ;D It's a very charming weight.
Mind to share the info? "my name as below"@myrealbox.com
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Re: Can Anyone tell me anything about this paperweight? Has Tiny Frogs!
« Reply #7 on: November 16, 2007, 05:14:26 PM »
Unfortunately, the seller will not ship outside the continental US. They won't even ship to Alaska or Hawaii!
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