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Green and clear glass bird with aventurine
« on: October 09, 2010, 11:11:44 AM »
I bought tweety last weekend intending to sell it on but it has already been snaffled by a friend. Would still like to find out anything I can about it though. It looks similar to one on the Great Glass website (Item 6550) but it is hard to see the detail on such a small photo: http://www.great-glass.co.uk/library/lib4a.htm

Ok, the bird in question is nicely formed in clear and green glass with plenty of aventurine, crimped beak and round bulging eyes, polished base, 10cm in length.

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John

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Re: Green and clear glass bird with aventurine
« Reply #1 on: October 09, 2010, 11:45:37 AM »
looks like gold, not aventurine.

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Re: Green and clear glass bird with aventurine
« Reply #2 on: October 09, 2010, 12:11:11 PM »
The flakes are more gold than copper in colour Ivo, the thing is it looks like the other items I have seen photographed and described as aventurine. :-\

John

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Re: Green and clear glass bird with aventurine
« Reply #3 on: October 09, 2010, 12:17:42 PM »
The way the color and gold are done is like Archimede Seguso. Without a label, it's hard to know for sure, but it would be my first choice for your bird.
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Re: Green and clear glass bird with aventurine
« Reply #4 on: October 09, 2010, 12:37:45 PM »
Thanks Anita, that's what I thought too after browsing Lace & Stone, I assume it is a dove...

Now I need my friend to decide it is no longer wanted. >:D

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Re: Green and clear glass bird with aventurine
« Reply #5 on: October 09, 2010, 12:46:23 PM »
If he is offering 25 pounds or more, I would let him have it. Either that or wait for the Murano bird market to pick up. I hope Christmas will see an improvement.
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Re: Green and clear glass bird with aventurine
« Reply #6 on: October 09, 2010, 01:00:20 PM »
It only cost me a couple of pounds, as long as it finds a happy home then that will do for me. :)

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Re: Green and clear glass bird with aventurine
« Reply #7 on: October 09, 2010, 02:28:46 PM »
It only cost me a couple of pounds, as long as it finds a happy home then that will do for me. :)

 :24: :24:  Wish those type of Birds would Fly *North* here...   

You are lucky (so is the buyer)  :'(                           :mrgreen: :mrgreen: Very nice
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