Author Topic: ID Please? Told this was Fratelli..  (Read 750 times)

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Offline charlottesometimes

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ID Please? Told this was Fratelli..
« on: April 23, 2012, 12:25:30 AM »
Hoping someone can ID this or tell me if it is genuine Murano, etc.  A friend gave it to me and it was her 84 year old mother's.  She believes it is Fratelli Toso.  I have no idea at all. I just think it is pretty!

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Re: ID Please? Told this was Fratelli..
« Reply #1 on: April 23, 2012, 05:59:20 AM »

Certainly looks like a Murano product - but if it was Czech it would be just as pretty, and have the same modest value!  Murano weights are neither rare nor particularly valuable.

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Re: ID Please? Told this was Fratelli..
« Reply #2 on: April 23, 2012, 12:14:38 PM »
Hi and welcome to the GMB,

I agree with Alan, it does look Murano to me too. The green translucent ground is common in Fratelli Toso's weights but I am no Murano expert. I am sure someone will look in soon to confirm (or not) this attribution.



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