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Offline adrian44

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Are these Dancers Murano please?
« on: November 17, 2012, 08:36:41 PM »
I have lots of antique and vintage glass but I never really learned about Murano. The man figure stands almost 12" tall. I'm sorry for the poor picture but I couldn't find my other color backgrounds. Thanks you for any help.


Offline rosieposie

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Re: Are these Dancers Murano please?
« Reply #1 on: November 18, 2012, 12:12:12 PM »
I'm pretty certain they are Murrano... there are many experts here in GMB that have answered questions on this style of dancing couple and I believe Toffolo was one of the more well known makers. 
Lets hope someone comes along soon to have a look and help you.
Rosie.  :)
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Re: Are these Dancers Murano please?
« Reply #2 on: November 22, 2012, 03:17:50 AM »
Yes, they are a Murano pair from the late 1950-early 1960s. I don't know who made them, but know they were imported into the US by Jordan Import Co (JICO). It looks like your male may have a break in the leaf around his feet. (I've always assumed it was a male, but wondered if it was a woman in pants. The shape is so feminine.)
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