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Author Topic: swan and snail paperweight why  (Read 804 times)

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Offline stew2u2

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swan and snail paperweight why
« on: December 13, 2011, 11:31:13 AM »
just wondering if there is a reason why someone would put a swan and a snail on the same paperweight. is there a story out there like the tortoise and the hare the ugly duckling and so on.
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Re: swan and snail paperweight why
« Reply #1 on: December 14, 2011, 02:24:12 AM »
I'm waiting for the swan to gobble up the snail.  :help: But that is a mighty big snail. Either that or a mighty small swan. Maybe it was made for kids to teach them the "s" sound. Just kidding here.
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Re: swan and snail paperweight why
« Reply #2 on: December 14, 2011, 09:32:06 AM »
????  who is the maker ???

Maybe the Swan and Snail for a *lake scene* ???  both have to do with water....but then small swan......?............LOL             :wsh:
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Re: swan and snail paperweight why
« Reply #3 on: December 14, 2011, 11:24:56 AM »
it looks to have some age but i have tried there to look to see if there are snails like this on there own. there is one i have found from pilgrim glass but not exact . then the swan has the head similar to a whitfriars swan. and the base looks like something Scandinavian im lost. it could be anyones. i just thought if there was a local story out there it might pinpoint a place.
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