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Author Topic: Could this glass sculpture be a Boffo bull ?  (Read 7904 times)

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Offline Baked_Beans

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Re: Could this glass sculpture be a Boffo bull ?
« Reply #40 on: June 18, 2010, 06:04:40 PM »
Sorry , I think it might be on display ! Thanks for pointing it out Andrew.(on Whitefriars.com)

http://www.whitefriarsorg.org/a1-exhibitions/harrow_museum.htm  , scroll down to see !

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Re: Could this glass sculpture be a Boffo bull ?
« Reply #41 on: June 19, 2010, 04:35:58 PM »
No, it was only on display at the last Whitefriars Exhibition at the museum, which was a few years ago now.  It's not generally on display, nor is most of the WF stuff.  This is a link to my album which shows all the WF stuff which is on display at the moment: http://picasaweb.google.com/elaine.simons/HarrowHeritageMuseumWhitefirarsDisplays?feat=directlink
Not a lot, I'm afraid!   ::)
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Re: Could this glass sculpture be a Boffo bull ?
« Reply #42 on: June 20, 2010, 08:33:21 PM »
Found this -- thought I would just add this link -  here.....in case (??)

http://www.ioffer.com/i/murano-glass-bull-statue-141584091

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Re: Could this glass sculpture be a Boffo bull ?
« Reply #43 on: June 20, 2010, 10:05:13 PM »
 :huh: Can't see it winning a bull fight (which are abhorrent having seen one) . It just doesn't cut it with me ! Thanks very much  :thup:
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Re: Could this glass sculpture be a Boffo bull ?
« Reply #44 on: June 21, 2010, 06:19:40 AM »
Certainly NOT a Boffolo . ;D :chky:

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Re: Could this glass sculpture be a Boffo bull ?
« Reply #45 on: June 21, 2010, 05:58:54 PM »
 :24: I think you have a point there ! It looks like one (mine!) rather than a bull  :thup:
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Re: Could this glass sculpture be a Boffo bull ?
« Reply #46 on: June 21, 2010, 11:35:26 PM »
Certainly NOT a Boffolo . ;D :chky:

Boffolo or Buffalo ??  http://www.swaziglass.co.uk/ngwenyaglass/images/ng/ganimals/ngo4.jpg  :24:

J/K of course...


 :24: Maybe a *Steer* -- and that is why HE looks so Mad   
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Re: Could this glass sculpture be a Boffo bull ?
« Reply #47 on: June 22, 2010, 04:18:07 PM »
LOL ! What a cute herd !  I was thinking an American Bison (which I think might not strictly speaking be a  Buffalo !) . Besides, a male Bison is a bull anyway !  But they are too hairy around the face ...so I guess it is a normal bull or mad steer with  big hair  ;).

The colour of the glass has a slight pinkish hue in normal light if that is a clue .

I've been trawling though the internet to try to find another example but to no avail :)
Mike

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Re: Could this glass sculpture be a Boffo bull ?
« Reply #48 on: June 23, 2010, 01:11:47 AM »
I was thinking Brahma bull.
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Re: Could this glass sculpture be a Boffo bull ?
« Reply #49 on: June 23, 2010, 05:40:21 PM »
Thanks Anita,

They definately have a pronounced hump but not much hair on it ! I'm thinking possibly Romagnola , derived/bread from an ox native to north eastern Italy....which would tie in.  Here's a link ...a hump with hair  :-\.

http://www.embryoplus.com/cattle_romagnola.html

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