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Offline David555

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Murano - Anyone know this signature
« on: August 27, 2005, 12:08:45 AM »
This is 7" tall cased and of great quality - it is Italian and Murano I am sure - I just can't read the sig - anyone able to help http://tinypic.com/b7ap0m.jpg


http://tinypic.com/ddi9tj.jpg - new photo of marks may help
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Offline lenore

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« Reply #1 on: August 27, 2005, 12:35:02 AM »
Can you take a bit larger pic of the signature? Thanks,
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« Reply #2 on: August 27, 2005, 06:58:37 PM »
Forgetting the signature for a moment, I have to say this doesn't look Murano to me, and the signature seems to back this up.
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« Reply #3 on: August 27, 2005, 08:08:10 PM »
I do feel a little shame-faced saying this...but I thought the signature looked a little like a postcode....  :oops:  :oops:

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« Reply #4 on: August 27, 2005, 09:18:06 PM »
The first word does look a little like Milk! Milk Tray? :D  

But I have seen similar items with the spaced out millefiori listed on eBay with generic 'Murano' stickers, but did wonder if they were imports? Alternatively perhaps it's a Studio Art piece.
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« Reply #5 on: August 27, 2005, 10:23:21 PM »
Hello David 555,
Never seen the signature either on a Murano piece. Sorry :(
I would agree with DenCill, that it is most likely a studio glass piece.
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Offline Leni

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« Reply #6 on: August 27, 2005, 10:25:33 PM »
Quote from: "DenCill"
I have seen similar items with the spaced out millefiori listed on eBay with generic 'Murano' stickers, but did wonder if they were imports? Alternatively perhaps it's a Studio Art piece.

Well, I've seen vases like these actually being made in Murano!   :shock:

In fact, I've got a video of someone actually making one  :oops:  :roll:

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« Reply #7 on: August 27, 2005, 10:39:55 PM »
Hi Leni,
It might just be! Just havent seen any signatures like it on newer Murano pieces, or older pieces. I agree the style is similar to the new pieces being made. Might mean a good research project for David55 :)
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« Reply #8 on: September 02, 2005, 08:40:25 PM »
I think that this is definitely Murano, without a doubt.  The glassworks 3 Fiori made some similar vases a few years ago.  I recognise the millefiori canes from their paperweights.  Those oval labels - often silver - seem to be used on items for export.  It may therefore just be the stock number.


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« Reply #9 on: September 05, 2005, 12:53:26 AM »
Thanks everyone -

The photo of sig or number is the best I could get after ages LOL - I like the post saying it looks like POSTCODE - so it does, I know that company well LOL :wink:

Adam D555 :twisted:

BTW - see above for better mark on base
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