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Offline ahremck

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Cute PWt - Three Little Pigs - Any ideas on maker
« on: September 08, 2011, 12:14:22 PM »
I picked this up off Ebay.  There is fairly average work with the encasing of the pigs - lots of bubbles.  The base seems to be better finished than I expected and I wondered if anyone can give me an idea of the maker.  Looks like a beginners effort - but the pigs themselves are quite well made.

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Re: Cute PWt - Three Little Pigs - Any ideas on maker
« Reply #1 on: September 10, 2011, 09:30:37 PM »
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I have a strong feeling that it is Chinese: the pigs are quite like some Chinese ones that I have seen. The base is well made, as you say, but there are a few Chinese around with similar bases. That said, there may well be an alternative attribution.

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Re: Cute PWt - Three Little Pigs - Any ideas on maker
« Reply #2 on: September 10, 2011, 10:23:30 PM »
yep i'm with Alan on this one, my daughter has one, but hers is with one pig with a yellow splatter blue ground with whats ment to be a green leaf
cheers Ray


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Re: Cute PWt - Three Little Pigs - Any ideas on maker
« Reply #3 on: September 12, 2011, 09:59:39 PM »
     Hi, still looking for the wolf who blew the houses down and had a couple of pork pie dinners.
           Anyway,take a look at  James Mackay's Glass paperweights book page 88 and there is the three pig weight by Philip Bunamo at Union Glass about 1910./////// Unfortunately your three pig weight seems to be the chinese weight inspired by it.   Shame, but not a bad weight is it ?  I keep a few chinese weights myself because some makers are much better than the average. Regards Roger.


 

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