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Offline 6****4

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Freeform dish/ashtray - brilliant yellow - Murano?
« on: April 02, 2011, 05:22:56 PM »
Hello, my last post for an ID of a possible Murano item.

This item kinda appears to be an ashtray but may be a freeform dish instead.   It is brilliant yellow (that does not glow under blacklight).

Is this from a glassmaker of Murano?     The color does change depending on lighting as photos indicate.

As always, any information or leads are appreciated.

Thank you in advance!       I wish I had found this board years ago - thanks for giving of your time and expertise.





Offline Lustrousstone

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Re: Freeform dish/ashtray - brilliant yellow - Murano?
« Reply #1 on: April 02, 2011, 05:40:30 PM »
This pictures are good. Welcome to the board.  :clap:


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Re: Freeform dish/ashtray - brilliant yellow - Murano?
« Reply #2 on: April 02, 2011, 09:07:28 PM »
It looks opalescent to me  :-\
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Re: Freeform dish/ashtray - brilliant yellow - Murano?
« Reply #3 on: April 02, 2011, 09:57:05 PM »
Yes, it is Murano glass. The bowl is slightly opaline, so it looks white under bright light. If you hold it to sunlight, I will probably have amber showing through -- opaline glass does that. I do not know who made your bowl. The "handles" underneath remind me of things made by Fratelli Toso. However, I'm not sure if other companies also did this.
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