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Author Topic: Controlled bubble bookends, Murano?  (Read 733 times)

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Offline deco.queen

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Controlled bubble bookends, Murano?
« on: April 07, 2008, 11:49:00 PM »
These are very heavy cobalt pears with controlled bubble.  They have a flat spot to put against the books.  I've had these a very long time and never knew who made them.  Would they be Murano?  Thanks.

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Re: Controlled bubble bookends, Murano?
« Reply #1 on: April 08, 2008, 07:22:54 PM »
They could be, but I might lean more toward an American company. Are the stems broken off from the tops?
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Re: Controlled bubble bookends, Murano?
« Reply #2 on: April 08, 2008, 07:40:39 PM »
Hi,
Yes, the stems are broken off.  There were never any stems as long as I've owned them.   Here's a picture of the top, the top isn't sharp so I never thought about them having stems.  Also, they are 5 1/2 inches tall.
I've shown them on an American board and right away they think foreign.   :spls:

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Re: Controlled bubble bookends, Murano?
« Reply #3 on: April 08, 2008, 07:59:20 PM »
Here's a pair listed as Pairpoint (which is American) but no labels, so I can't be sure. I was thinking more along the lines of Rainbow, Pilgrim, Gibson, St. Clair...They very well could be Italian though. I think it's a strong possibility. At least now you can see what they would have looked like with their stems!

http://cgi.ebay.com/2-Cobalt-PAIRPOINT-Glass-Control-Bubble-PEAR-BOOKENDS_W0QQitemZ170173986048QQcmdZViewItem
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Re: Controlled bubble bookends, Murano?
« Reply #4 on: April 08, 2008, 08:25:49 PM »
That's the first time I've seen the blue pears that look that much like mine.  I'll do some more research on the American makers.  Thank you! 

By the way I check out your site, very nice.

Janice
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