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Offline bubbles39

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« on: January 21, 2006, 09:16:12 PM »
Hi,

I would like to find out the approximate value of a Murano ashtray I have.  It still has the label attached which has "Hand Painted, Murano, Venezia" on it.  The ashtray is approximatly 5" wide and is clear glass with multicolored (blue, green, turquoise, yellow, red , fuschia) accents. There is wording in the bottom that appears to say "Italy 25".  I do not know anything about glass so any help would be greatly appreciated.

http://glassgallery.yobunny.org.uk/displayimage.php?pos=-848

Thanks.  

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« Reply #1 on: January 21, 2006, 09:37:43 PM »
I don't know the value but this site does have similar things on it.
http://www.benetto.net/IBS/SimpleCat/Shelf/ASP/Hierarchy/09.html

I'm not sure if these pieces are brand new or not.
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« Reply #2 on: January 21, 2006, 11:12:28 PM »
Bubbles, It looks to me like the colour is painted on...is that a possibility?  :?
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« Reply #3 on: January 22, 2006, 12:02:10 AM »
Bubbles:
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... has "Hand Painted, Murano, Venezia" on it.

Max:
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... looks to me like the colour is painted on...is that a possibility?


Err, yes Max. (sorry but it had to said  :D )
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« Reply #4 on: January 22, 2006, 01:01:19 AM »
Quote from: "KevH"
Bubbles:
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... has "Hand Painted, Murano, Venezia" on it.

Max:
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... looks to me like the colour is painted on...is that a possibility?


Err, yes Max. (sorry but it had to said  :D )


Duh!  That'll teach me to read the postings properly!   :lol:  :lol:

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Offline bubbles39

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« Reply #5 on: January 22, 2006, 01:51:04 AM »
Thanks for your help everyone

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