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Author Topic: Can anyone identify these weights please?  (Read 384 times)

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Offline Jos

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Can anyone identify these weights please?
« on: January 20, 2011, 09:53:05 AM »
I have a few weights that I cannot identify, can anyone help? I have attached some pictures and what information I have.
1.Red, Blue, White and Yellow millefiori weight bought at Miss Phillips sale at Liskeard  Size 2 5/16 inches
2.Water Lily, pale pink with 10 yellow stamens and green centre on which sits a small green frog with red and black eyes. 
Size 2 1/8 inches
3.Macidoine weight.  Origin unknown.  Thought to be old, barley sugar canes of blue, pink, green and yellow edged in gilt.  Also twisted muslin.  Size 2 3/8 inches x 2 1/16 height.  Bought at Par auction in 1973.
4 A small clear glass weight with a floating red and yellow butterfly with black antennae flying over a green and yellow base which contains 2 red yellow and black canes.  Diam 2 1/16 inches.  Bought at St Trudy 1973. 

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Offline Leni

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Re: Can anyone identify these weights please?
« Reply #1 on: January 20, 2011, 10:12:40 AM »
Chinese, Chinese, Chinese, Murano  ;)  (that's in the order of your photographs)
Leni

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Offline Jos

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Re: Can anyone identify these weights please?
« Reply #2 on: January 20, 2011, 08:00:48 PM »
Cheers, wow that was quick, cheers. Could you hazard any guesses as to worth? Thanks kindest regards Jos

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Offline Lustrousstone

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Re: Can anyone identify these weights please?
« Reply #3 on: January 20, 2011, 08:03:25 PM »
Not a lot, sorry

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