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Offline suea

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Mushroom, panda and hedgewhog paperweights
« on: July 26, 2008, 04:27:15 AM »
Hi everyone

Just bought some very nice paperweights, some have labels, some do not. Those that do are all Murano.  Needless to say, it is the label-less ones I would like some help with! One is a mushroom, cased clear, with a spatter glass top. It is 4 1/2" high.

I hope I am putting this link up correctly -

http://imgs.inkfrog.com/pix/suemoki/mus1.JPG
http://imgs.inkfrog.com/pix/suemoki/mus2.JPG
http://imgs.inkfrog.com/pix/suemoki/mus3.JPG

Is this a Murano one as well?

The panda is just gorgeous. He is so like the labelled Nason elephants I have had before that I can't get away from that thought. He is 3 3/4" high.

http://imgs.inkfrog.com/pix/suemoki/pand1.JPG
http://imgs.inkfrog.com/pix/suemoki/pand2.JPG
http://imgs.inkfrog.com/pix/suemoki/pand4.JPG

The hedgehog has green, white, brown and cobalt spatter. very nicely made and this is the only one that I suspect may not be Murano. But I bet I am wrong and am very stuck! He is 3" high, 4 1/4" long.

http://imgs.inkfrog.com/pix/suemoki/hed1.JPG

http://imgs.inkfrog.com/pix/suemoki/hed2.JPG
http://imgs.inkfrog.com/pix/suemoki/hed3.JPG




Thanks in advance. I hope putting the links on was better than trying to add photos. Not really good at the forum yet...

Sue

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Re: Mushroom, panda and hedgewhog paperweights
« Reply #1 on: July 26, 2008, 07:06:19 AM »
I'd be looking closer to home - more likely to have come from Norfolk then Murano.  ;)

Someone who knows these will be able to say which are Wedgwood and which are Langham :)
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Re: Mushroom, panda and hedgehog paperweights
« Reply #2 on: July 26, 2008, 07:57:02 AM »
Thank you! Although I am not sure it is that much closer to home, as I live in Australia  :D But I am a Brit....

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Re: Mushroom, panda and hedgewhog paperweights
« Reply #3 on: July 26, 2008, 07:57:34 AM »
The mushroom is Wedgwood (see here) and the panda (see here ) but not the hedgehog. He has a matt bottom, Wedgwood stuff, even unmarked always seems to have a shiny bottom.

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Re: Mushroom, panda and hedgehog paperweights
« Reply #4 on: July 26, 2008, 07:59:32 AM »
Thank you Christine - no wonder I love the panda - I collect the more usual jasper and ceramic Wedgewood. Will watch for hedgehog ID, with great suspense.

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