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Offline socsthecat

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Help with ID of 3 Rondele, Garland & Concentric Paperweights
« on: December 27, 2010, 01:12:40 AM »
Can anyone help point me in the right direction on the maker of these 3 paperweights?  I'm (obviously!) far from an expert and I'm striking out everywhere I look.  I'm not even sure what these types of designs are called (are they just concentric millefiore?).  They all have the same type of bottom with a polished/slightly concave pontil.  They're all close to 3.5 inches in diameter.  Here are some pics of each.  Any help would be greatly appreciated.















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Re: Help with ID of 3 Rondele, Garland & Concentric Paperweights
« Reply #1 on: December 27, 2010, 01:39:28 AM »
Looks like the work of Gentile Glass Co. who was known for using Murano canes.


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Re: Help with ID of 3 Rondele, Garland & Concentric Paperweights
« Reply #2 on: December 27, 2010, 02:09:22 AM »
I agree.  Mark beat me to it.  Definitely Gentile Glass.  Most were signed, but some were not.
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Re: Help with ID of 3 Rondele, Garland & Concentric Paperweights
« Reply #3 on: December 27, 2010, 02:17:48 AM »
You guys are great.  Thanks so much!


 

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