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Offline tropdevin

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Eastern dolphins
« on: March 18, 2011, 10:27:48 PM »
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Isn't this paperweight a run-of-the-mill modern Chinese? Or have I got it wrong?

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Re: Eastern dolphins
« Reply #1 on: March 18, 2011, 11:16:40 PM »
Well, it is a BIG one, and it does have SIX (not five as per the description) dolphins and no less than TWELVE fish and you also get a coloured "fountain spray" as well as the often seen white one. So it's better than the usual "run of the mill" ones. But yes, the BIN price is optimisitic!
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Re: Eastern dolphins
« Reply #2 on: March 24, 2011, 08:59:55 PM »
         An interesting weight is it not, the fish at the bottom are really very good for what seems to be a chinese weight according to the base,almost as if someone has purchased some first grade Murano torch work fish and taken them to China and encased them in what is a reasonably decent item. Regards Roger H.

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Re: Eastern dolphins
« Reply #3 on: March 25, 2011, 01:04:49 PM »
I saw several of these weights on sale in a gift shop while on holiday in Cornwall last year and there were priced around £14 or $22, They are definitely Chinese
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