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Author Topic: Help with possible Murano Clown  (Read 1123 times)

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Offline trdhrdr007

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Help with possible Murano Clown
« on: January 23, 2010, 10:56:16 PM »
I bought what I was told was a Murano clown at an estate sale this weekend because the wife thought it was cute.  Now I'm wondering if it actually is a Murano piece, & if so what it might be worth.  The clown didn't have a label & it stands just under 9" high.  This was a fairly high end estate with a lot of older glass & porcelain so I'm hoping it's real.

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Re: Help with possible Murano Clown
« Reply #1 on: January 23, 2010, 11:49:41 PM »
I am no expert with figures but this doesn't look right to me. I suspect it is Chinese but one of the others will most probably set you straight.
Clean and Crisp a Murano twist.
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Re: Help with possible Murano Clown
« Reply #2 on: January 25, 2010, 01:22:41 PM »
I have a collection of very similar clowns and one has a Murano label on the hat.  I can't seem to post a picture but same hands, feet, face etc.


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Re: Help with possible Murano Clown
« Reply #3 on: January 25, 2010, 05:00:35 PM »
First: Welcome trdhrdr007!  :)
This clown made by Joska in Bodenmais / Bavaria looks quite similar:
Joska clown - ebay
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