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Offline tropdevin

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Whitefriars - or maybe not...
« on: October 10, 2010, 10:46:46 AM »
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I don't believe that this paperweight is Whitefriars. And I don't think it is antique. The canes look rather like Murano.  Any thoughts?

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Re: Whitefriars - or maybe not...
« Reply #1 on: October 10, 2010, 10:58:38 AM »
From that picture who can tell , ask what the base is like is it made on a button ? the shape and colours dont look too far off .


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Re: Whitefriars - or maybe not...
« Reply #2 on: October 10, 2010, 11:52:19 AM »
Murano.


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Re: Whitefriars - or maybe not...
« Reply #3 on: October 10, 2010, 03:23:34 PM »
I agree, this is from Murano.  I've had a number of Murano weights with this pattern, although none had such a nice faceting.
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Re: Whitefriars - or maybe not...
« Reply #4 on: October 10, 2010, 04:00:16 PM »
I agree, 100% modern Murano and about the faceting, very nice.  Anyone think this was not original to this weight?

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