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Offline keith

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Is this a 'geode' bowl?
« on: October 21, 2009, 02:38:43 PM »
1.75kg,8 inches across,Mandruzzato?or wrong again?Keith.


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Re: Is this a 'geode' bowl?
« Reply #1 on: October 21, 2009, 07:04:49 PM »
I've no idea who made your bowl. It is not a geode. Geode bowls look like a canteloupe cut in half. They all called geodes because they look like rock geodes, which are colorful agate on the inside and granite outside. Lapidary people saw them in half, and polish the top.
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Re: Is this a 'geode' bowl?
« Reply #2 on: October 21, 2009, 07:45:55 PM »
Thanks Anita,don't think it's Mandruzzato either after looking at some of their stuff,will delve some more,Keith.


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Re: Is this a 'geode' bowl?
« Reply #3 on: October 21, 2009, 09:08:12 PM »
Seguso geode bowl maybe?,sorry not to good with Murano,or much else when it comes down to it!Keith.


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Re: Is this a 'geode' bowl?
« Reply #4 on: October 21, 2009, 10:22:12 PM »
As Anita said, your little bowl isn't a 'geode' shape, although I'm not actually sure who coined the term 'geode' really.  I sold one of these about 6 years ago exactly the same, I'm pretty sure I listed as Sommerso Murano - that might be the best you can do.  :)

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Re: Is this a 'geode' bowl?
« Reply #5 on: October 21, 2009, 11:31:06 PM »
Thankyou,will look further,Keith.

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Re: Is this a 'geode' bowl?
« Reply #6 on: October 22, 2009, 02:45:26 PM »
I am attaching an image of a bowl that can be called a Geode. It is by definition a shape.

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Re: Is this a 'geode' bowl?
« Reply #7 on: October 22, 2009, 04:06:31 PM »
See what you mean,maybe the glass maker had one to many when he/she(must be p.c)made mine?Keith.

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Re: Is this a 'geode' bowl?
« Reply #8 on: October 22, 2009, 04:07:39 PM »
Can't resist posting another geode. This one even has the outside that looks like granite. I can't decide who made this bowl. Fratelli Toso or Barbini maybe. It is a most gorgeous geode.
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Re: Is this a 'geode' bowl?
« Reply #9 on: October 22, 2009, 04:09:59 PM »
That one is interesting.....  I like the way they actually "simulated" the exterior of an actual geode....

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