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Offline Max

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Millefiore - gold ground
« on: May 25, 2008, 05:09:03 PM »

I was wondering if this paperweight is Italian?  It's 3" across, so it's pretty hefty.  Looks modern to me, quite a pretty little thing (if the colours are a bit on the garish side  >:D)  It's got a gold inclusion cushion underneath, and it all looks well made. 

Is it Italian?  Don't tell me Chinese!    ::) :spls:



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Re: Millefiore - gold ground
« Reply #1 on: May 25, 2008, 05:13:27 PM »
Definitely Murano. Max  ;D  :clap:
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Re: Millefiore - gold ground
« Reply #2 on: May 25, 2008, 05:22:41 PM »
Thanks for that confirmation Leni.   :-*

...now if I can just find a reallllly sunny windowsill, I should be able to set fire to my curtains.   ^-^

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Re: Millefiore - gold ground
« Reply #3 on: May 25, 2008, 08:19:26 PM »
psssst you're not in the clear yet. Some fundamentalist paperweight collector might come along yet and tell you exactly how silly you are ... 
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Re: Millefiore - gold ground
« Reply #4 on: May 25, 2008, 10:27:05 PM »
I'll be ready Ivo.   ;D

:::holds fire extinguisher at arms length:::






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Re: Millefiore - gold ground
« Reply #5 on: May 26, 2008, 04:03:58 AM »
You have a very nice Fratelli Toso there.
I collect Scottish and Italian paperweights and anything else that strikes my fancy.

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Re: Millefiore - gold ground
« Reply #6 on: May 26, 2008, 12:40:06 PM »
You have a very nice Fratelli Toso there.

Thank you.  I'm putting it beside my bed as it's so cheerful.  Maybe it'll put me in a good mood in the mornings. x :)

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