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Offline bOBA

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walsh walsh fish
« on: February 23, 2013, 02:30:15 PM »
Hi everyone,

I think this may be a Walsh Walsh crackle fish from the 1930's. It seems to be lead crystal, is unmarked but has a small pontil rod mark it seems under the rear fin behind the back feet. I am quite pleased to have found a possibly quite unusual British piece of glass. It is quite beautifully made, even if not conventionally "pretty!" It is about ten inches long...


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Re: walsh walsh fish
« Reply #1 on: February 23, 2013, 02:42:36 PM »
Looks good to me,more like the one in the book than mine,maybe Bernard will pop in, ;D ;D

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Re: walsh walsh fish
« Reply #2 on: February 23, 2013, 02:54:18 PM »
Yours looked great too Keith. The photos had a slight pink to them, was the fish itself crystal clear? There were several fish patterns and we may just have slight pattern differences.... I do not know how difficult to find these fish are. I now have a few Walsh Walsh pieces... none of them marked. It makes a fine addition!


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Re: walsh walsh fish
« Reply #3 on: February 23, 2013, 04:11:47 PM »
I do have this amber one that still requires arbitration. I'll also link to this previous topic when I first posted it.

Lovely, aren't they?  ;D
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Re: walsh walsh fish
« Reply #4 on: February 23, 2013, 08:00:16 PM »
great piece Robert  -  must admit I've never seen one although haven't gone out of my way to search for them.     I can wel believe that the fish might not have a backstamp, but even on standard production items it can be very difficult to find, and not always there anyway, I don't think. 

Keith - have I missed seeing yours somewhere, then??

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Re: walsh walsh fish
« Reply #5 on: February 23, 2013, 08:06:52 PM »
Thanks Robert,yes clear,my photographic skills are not so good  ::)
Great fish David,got a giant gold coloured one that has yet to have a name put to it,
Paul,it was a while ago,here it is...... ;D ;D

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Re: walsh walsh fish
« Reply #6 on: February 23, 2013, 08:13:47 PM »
many thanks Keith  -- these are great pieces, and I must look harder for one :)

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Re: walsh walsh fish
« Reply #7 on: March 12, 2017, 02:19:18 PM »
Here is another, a similar one (or i think this might be the same one) sold by Fieldings described as Walsh Walsh, this one is not new with seeds, foot wear and years of dirt in the cracks, i would not think at all these are Murano 60's.

11 inches in length and 6 inches in height.

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Re: walsh walsh fish
« Reply #8 on: March 12, 2017, 02:24:29 PM »
Another nice example, Chris. I wonder how much it sold for?
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Re: walsh walsh fish
« Reply #9 on: March 12, 2017, 02:26:44 PM »
No idea it cost me 8 at the Kinver bric a brac today, i have had a look but the listing has gone from  Fieldings website, perhaps it did not sell?.
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