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Offline vambo

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« on: April 23, 2006, 11:14:53 AM »
Hi folks, just wanted your opinion on this bird, do you think it is Murano ? It is unsigned but has golden 'sprinkles' in the tail. It's about 5&1/2 inches long and a little under 4 inches tall.

Also, the beak doesn't come to a point, but is perfectly smooth, is this normal ?



Offline horochar

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« Reply #1 on: April 23, 2006, 01:41:41 PM »
Almost certainly.  I don't think the Chinese have reached that level of skill (or have they?).  Not that they couldn't, but their business model is predicated on volume, not artistry.  

Identification of a piece as "Murano" only gets you so far.  (See my previous post, "Dino Martens Bird?"  :cry: ).  I'll leave the attribution to producer to the experts.  I'm still learning.  Good luck!

Offline svazzo

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« Reply #2 on: April 26, 2006, 04:32:45 AM »
Its so hard to know about whats being made new these days, and by whom, unless you are in a prevalent place where items like these get sold often... I've no guess as of right now. The color combination is a bit unusual for what i've seen. At least I dont think its a vintage piece.
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