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Offline Gilead

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Cute little Bowl( Amber)
« on: March 26, 2008, 11:54:12 PM »
This little bowl / ashtray as s swirl one side where the other is just turned, i presume this would have been made for one person, so for the individual nice quality and quaint more for a lady i think. possible Czech or Swedish would you say stands 2ins high 4.5ins in diameter polished pontil was found and bought with the Caithness vase i posted. for a mere £4 am in the process of setting up a site to expose my finds on the unsuspecting people of this world  >:D well got to give some one a laugh ;) adding a photo of my glass finding spree today. everyone can get a sigh of relief for the next few days because i am busy laying the floor for my shed, at the bungalow. and laying the tiles in the kitchen.  ;D dont all  :hiclp: at once please. Cheers for all the help.
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Offline Gilead

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Re: Cute little Bowl( Amber)
« Reply #1 on: March 30, 2008, 12:39:18 AM »
Hi Do you think this could be murano with its little flower curl and the smooth pontil? any help appreciated. on this little bowl please,


Offline shandiane78

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Re: Cute little Bowl( Amber)
« Reply #2 on: March 30, 2008, 03:18:20 AM »
Yes, I do believe it's Murano glass.
Shannon


Offline Gilead

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Re: Cute little Bowl( Amber)
« Reply #3 on: March 30, 2008, 03:24:39 AM »
Hi Shannon
                i thought it might be, have you any idea, by whom and when please, have looked on loads of site's and links but not found much of this size, have taken a good look on www.retroartglass.com also www.20thcenturyglass.com but no luck i have even looked on http://www.thenet.info/muranoglass/vetrerie.htm any help is as always appreciated.
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Re: Cute little Bowl( Amber)
« Reply #4 on: March 30, 2008, 06:30:57 AM »
Yes, Murano, but impossible to date or attribute to maker. Many companies, some, famous, Fratelli Toso and Barbini, for example, and some less famous made shell-type bowls like this. As Andy McConnell writes in Miller's 20th century Glass ( a book I think you'd find very useful), Murano makers "routinely copied" each others' work, believing they were paying a compliment to the other designer. Another book that would help identify the Murano you come across is Pina's Italian Glass: Century 20. I found having these books saved me a lot of internet searching and helped me develop a better eye for picking out glass.

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Re: Cute little Bowl( Amber)
« Reply #5 on: March 30, 2008, 11:37:18 AM »
Another good Leslie Pina book i use all the time, is  'circa Fifties glass from Europe and America'
Andy
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