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Offline FrankKubes

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Double Fish with Gondola on label
« on: April 08, 2008, 12:40:46 AM »
Piece is two green fish with gold specks in lips, eyes and fins. 10" high and 7"wide. Base is clear. Any help or information would greatly be appreciated.
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Frank K.


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Re: Double Fish with Gondola on label
« Reply #1 on: April 08, 2008, 07:31:37 AM »
Murano/Italian seems a fair bet, both from the look of the fishes, the gold and the gondola label.
The gondola is a Venetian vessel.

Maybe this should be in the Murano board?
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Re: Double Fish with Gondola on label
« Reply #2 on: April 08, 2008, 08:52:34 AM »
This label has cropped up before - had a search but couldn't track it down. I think it was Venetian or Murano (although imports can sometimes muddy the issue).
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Re: Double Fish with Gondola on label
« Reply #3 on: April 08, 2008, 03:02:07 PM »
The gondola shows on the J.I. imports label which Shannon is researching. I'll move this to Murano and she'll hopefully pick it up and respond. (See also http://gallery.blancoglass.com/main.php)


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Re: Double Fish with Gondola on label
« Reply #4 on: April 08, 2008, 07:20:22 PM »
That is great!  :clap: Would you mind if I saved your photos for when I redo the gallery?

This is shown in a Jordan's Importing Company (J.I. Co) 1958 catalog. Item No. 2006. Here's the description from the catalog:

"Double fish. Gold flecked crystal tail and fins shading into rose, blue, green or amethyst body. On large rock crystal base. 10" high."

Can I see a photo of yours from the side, just to double check that it's the same?
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