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Author Topic: Murano or Flygfors? and how do you tell the difference??  (Read 1762 times)

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Offline Anne E.B.

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Murano or Flygfors? and how do you tell the difference??
« on: October 21, 2005, 01:33:42 PM »
Can anyone help with identifying this piece please?  I'm not sure if its Murano or Flygfors (Kosta, or other?) who made similar looking pieces with pulled rims.  It has a flat base and there are no markings.
 
http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y195/glassie/misc2020.jpg
 http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y195/glassie/misc2023.jpg
http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y195/glassie/misc2022.jpg

What sort of things do I need to look for in order to tell the difference?

Thank you for your help :P

Regards - Anne E.B.
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Murano or Flygfors? and how do you tell the difference??
« Reply #1 on: October 21, 2005, 01:53:04 PM »
A neat little trick from Flygsfors is the signature; it is - As far as I know/To the best of my knowledge - always present. And a visual little hint is the white thread around the edge - so you can spot a real Flygsfors even if it is sitting 10 stalls away.

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Murano or Flygfors? and how do you tell the difference??
« Reply #2 on: October 21, 2005, 05:44:35 PM »
Someone showed me a little pink Flygsfors bowl a while ago unsigned.  It was a second, with a slightly imperfect rim.
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Murano or Flygfors? and how do you tell the difference??
« Reply #3 on: October 23, 2005, 08:15:42 AM »
Here is my Flygsfors, a very small piece  4 1/2 inches long 3 inches high
http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y283/Muscadale/TFlygsfors.jpg

And here is the bottom with the marks, hope you can make them out.
http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y283/Muscadale/TFlygsforsmark.jpg

When Ivo mentioned the white thread, I had to go look and sure enough there it is. Terry

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« Reply #4 on: October 23, 2005, 10:06:57 PM »
Hi Ivo,
I have about 4 Flygsfors pieces and none have that signature. They all have Flygsfors and Coquile underneath.

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