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ID Help #2
« on: May 27, 2012, 10:27:33 PM »
I'm posting two requests for ID help.  This is the second one.   It is a miniature, 1 4/5" diameter by 1 3/8" high.

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Is it Bohemian, St. Mande, or something else?

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Re: ID Help #2
« Reply #1 on: May 28, 2012, 12:10:34 PM »
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Hi Allan

I am certain it is one of the St Mandé / Grenelle weights.  It appears to have the slightly blue-grey glass that is characteristic of some of these pieces, and a very typical centre cane.  Does it have a slight groove around it, on the lower part on the dome?

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Re: ID Help #2
« Reply #2 on: May 28, 2012, 02:03:16 PM »
Thanks Alan,

Yes it does have a groove below the outer ring of millefiori.  What is the significance?

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Allan
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Re: ID Help #2
« Reply #3 on: May 28, 2012, 03:15:11 PM »
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Hi Allan. 

I think the groove probably arises during encasement, but it seems to be a common feature of the miniature St Mandé weights.

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