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Author Topic: Murano? Signed marked art glass vase, Please help  (Read 1645 times)

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Offline midnightjo

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Murano? Signed marked art glass vase, Please help
« on: April 05, 2006, 03:25:05 AM »
Hello, I am new to this site and was wondering if anyone could help me identify my vase. I don't even know if it is murano, but I'm sure one of you would be able to tell. It is engraved on the bottom with either a signiature or numbers, not sure. It measures approx. 8" tall. Here are the pics:
http://i23.photobucket.com/albums/b377/stellar1361/vase.jpg
http://i23.photobucket.com/albums/b377/stellar1361/vase2.jpg
http://i23.photobucket.com/albums/b377/stellar1361/vase3.jpg
http://i23.photobucket.com/albums/b377/stellar1361/vase4.jpg
 Thanks for any and all help!
 -Jamey

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Murano? Signed marked art glass vase, Please help
« Reply #1 on: April 05, 2006, 06:54:42 PM »
Hi Jamey & Welcome

Altho broadly in the Murano style the colors are not so typical and the rough ponttil scar on the base would suggest studio production - not Murano.

The shape looks a bit wonky - is it ?

The "signature" looks to me like an alpha numeric A6WINS7 written with a continental 7 which would suggest a stock number used for a computer system.

So continental Europe small studio piece is my guess. Sorry can't be more specific.
Pete

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Murano? Signed marked art glass vase, Please help
« Reply #2 on: April 05, 2006, 09:50:23 PM »
I wasn't sure what it was, thanks for helping me out! All info is greatly appreciated! -Jamey

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« Reply #3 on: April 05, 2006, 09:53:56 PM »
So, on most Murano pieces is the pointil ground? Sorry don't want to sound dumb, but this isn't what I usually buy or sell so I am not knowledgable in this area. But I would like to be. -Jamey

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Murano? Signed marked art glass vase, Please help
« Reply #4 on: April 07, 2006, 09:07:01 AM »
No Jamey
Most modern Murano have flat, ground and mirror polished bases with no pontil mark showing at all.
Pete

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« Reply #5 on: April 08, 2006, 02:13:54 AM »
Thanks for helping me out!

 

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