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Offline Wuff

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Baccarat ??
« on: August 02, 2012, 10:05:52 PM »
Whilst I would love to believe this attribution - as it would make my weight a Baccarat  ;D - I have my doubts: do we agree that the mark is a fake?
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Offline Roger H

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Re: Baccarat ??
« Reply #1 on: August 02, 2012, 11:55:23 PM »
Hi,  4.00" for a baccarat seems a bit large eh, and I guess its supposed to be a late 20th century item.  The canes look like chinese of the last ten years to me (pretty good) and also there is the transporting of canes from Murano to China and weights to Murano from China of course.
       Wuff I prefer your weight canes to the other one but there are many similarities. Possibly faceted elsewhere though, maybe not too far from Germany.
         The Logo??  And where is the rest of the normal info on the base for Baccarat?
    All said and done not a bad looking weight.
          Well thats my opinion, but I am not pedantic about it.
              Regards Roger.


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Re: Baccarat ??
« Reply #2 on: August 03, 2012, 10:37:34 AM »
Hi Wuff,

Although some early modern Baccarat weights had only a mark on the underside of the weight (other markings and signature canes came later), I think this one is a very nice 20th c. Murano with a fake Baccarat mark, indeed.

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Re: Baccarat ??
« Reply #3 on: August 03, 2012, 06:56:39 PM »
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Oooh! How odd! Yet another fake Baccarat paperweight turns up in the USA.

Methinks the faker(s) are in the USA - but, of course, I might be mistaken...

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Re: Baccarat ??
« Reply #4 on: October 02, 2012, 12:47:42 PM »
Just a short note: the weight is still available - now described "Italian cut glass millifiori paperweight, 4" dia. [...] The item is in excellent shape and has no damage other than some idiot has placed a fake Baccarat acid stamp on the bottom."
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