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Offline keith

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Italian?
« on: July 28, 2009, 03:45:36 PM »
Moulded with 'gold' inclusions and lions heads applied,no pontil.


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Re: Italian?
« Reply #1 on: July 28, 2009, 05:23:26 PM »
you can leave off the quotation marks because there is no substitute for gold. It is the real stuff - lesser metals would just burn.

I suggest you search this forum for "lion prunt" or "angel prunt" - which will lead you to an unsatisfactory discussion about these appliques.
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Re: Italian?
« Reply #2 on: August 03, 2009, 10:27:31 AM »
May I add most unsatisfactory - I just tried the suggested route and it lead nowhere.

In any case, there are a few new things to add.

First of all, without room for mistakes, a blue bowl with three lion prunts and gold in the cristallo stand, rim and prunts. On the underside the unphotographable remnants of a scalloped gold foil sticker where MA, I and IT can still be seen. MADE IN ITALY - a generic label, which maybe someone can date?

Second, from the same source as the blue bowl, two red salts with clear trim and gold powder. I believe these are quite recognisable.  My suggestion is Barovier & Toso. Can anyone confirm this?
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Re: Italian?
« Reply #3 on: August 03, 2009, 08:03:54 PM »
Thought I'd add a couple more for people to muse over,lions heads on the vase rough pontils on both


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Re: Italian?
« Reply #4 on: August 07, 2009, 05:50:32 PM »
Yes, it is made in Murano at 99%. The lion is one of the most common decor and pratically a small moul with the lion between tools of  every Murano glassmaker!

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Re: Italian?
« Reply #5 on: August 07, 2009, 07:41:30 PM »
Thanks for the info,Keith.


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Re: Italian?
« Reply #6 on: August 25, 2009, 09:00:37 AM »
Thought I would add this link here of some other similar items design (for reading interest), but they do not have the lion head on them.  Thxs.

http://www.glassmessages.com/index.php/topic,19499.0.html
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