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Offline Longshanks

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Is this English?
« on: December 31, 2011, 07:37:24 PM »
I have been very fortunate to inherit a wonderful collection of early paperweights originally collected by my great grandfather pre WW2. Most of them I have been able to ID with the help of books and internet searchs, but there are a few that have stumped me and I'm hoping you good people could help out. Here's the 1st; I thought it was English as the glass seems to have a slight green hue, which I had not seen on the French weights, but after pouring through Robert Hall's book - I'm not so sure. It measures 3 1/2" wide 2 1/2" high - ignore the sticker; that was put on a long time ago and all records lost. Many thanks for your help.


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Re: Is this English?
« Reply #1 on: December 31, 2011, 09:43:47 PM »
Murano i believe . Happy new year . jp


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Re: Is this English?
« Reply #2 on: December 31, 2011, 10:49:10 PM »
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I don't think it is English - nothing like any of the 100+ I have owned. I agree it is most likely Murano.

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Re: Is this English?
« Reply #3 on: January 01, 2012, 11:41:46 PM »
Thanks for the observations and Happy New Year. Disappointing ID, but I had my suspicions. So did Murano have a significant export market to the UK in the early part of the 20thC?


 

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