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Offline Nemmie

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Mdina Frosted Fish
« on: September 11, 2011, 09:59:44 AM »
As promised here are some pictures of my frosted fish. I would be interested to know what period it is from and anything else about it really. It is the favourite piece of glass in my collection.



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Offline chopin-liszt

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Re: Mdina Frosted Fish
« Reply #1 on: September 11, 2011, 10:08:19 AM »
 :hi:

Not what I was expecting, Nemmie - yours is a "normal" Said shape Fish, crizzled, cased and coloured with blue and silver chloride effects - but frosted as well!

This is mine.
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Re: Mdina Frosted Fish
« Reply #2 on: September 11, 2011, 10:15:47 AM »
Ahh yes I have seen one like yours before somewhere. I think it was on an international Ebay search and yours is certainly a different shape. Very nice.  :thup:

I love frosted glass in general so this was the perfect fish for me to find. Cost me a lot but it was worth it as it brings me joy every day. :)

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Re: Mdina Frosted Fish
« Reply #3 on: September 11, 2011, 10:21:21 AM »
Aaah.
I don't do international searches, really. I don't "do" paypal (I don't get involved with credit or debt) so paying is difficult and the postage is prohibitive.

I can't find pics of my brown wedgy Fishies. Will have to add to my list of things to do!
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Re: Mdina Frosted Fish
« Reply #4 on: September 11, 2011, 11:10:48 AM »
Please may I ask a silly question?

Why are they called 'Fish' vases?? :pb:
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Re: Mdina Frosted Fish
« Reply #5 on: September 11, 2011, 11:12:39 AM »
They're based on the shape of a Manta Ray, looking at it from above. :thup:
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Re: Mdina Frosted Fish
« Reply #6 on: September 11, 2011, 11:15:40 AM »
Oh,  I see,  thanks Sue. So then, why not call them Manta Ray Bottles......you couldn't get many flowers in them as 'vases', could you? :huh2:
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Re: Mdina Frosted Fish
« Reply #7 on: September 11, 2011, 11:18:49 AM »
And they sure as hell ain't bottles.....

Your fish looks like a ghost Sue. :o

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Re: Mdina Frosted Fish
« Reply #8 on: September 11, 2011, 11:29:17 AM »
 :thud:

Why on earth would anybody want to ruin a piece of Art by sticking dead vegetation in it?  :spls:
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Re: Mdina Frosted Fish
« Reply #9 on: September 11, 2011, 12:57:52 PM »
Damien Hirst wouldnt think twice and makes a fortune out of mugs who think they are part of the in crowd by buying into the con
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