No-one likes general adverts, and ours hadn't been updated for ages, so we're having a clear-out and a change round to make the new ones useful to you. These new adverts bring in a small amount to help pay for the board and keep it free for you to use, so please do use them whenever you can, Let our links help you find great books on glass or a new piece for your collection. Thank you for supporting the Board.

Author Topic: Any idea what this was?  (Read 556 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline LesBeatiques

  • Members
  • **
  • Posts: 138
    • Paperweights
    • U.S.
    • The Paperweight Collection
Any idea what this was?
« on: August 26, 2013, 08:15:11 PM »
Was this Venetian...Bohemian - or something else?
Any Ideas?

I was thinking about bidding but did not win...


Support the Glass Message Board by finding a book via

Offline tropdevin

  • Members
  • **
  • Posts: 2409
  • Gender: Male
    • Paperweights
    • England
    • My Paperweights Website
Re: Any idea what this was?
« Reply #1 on: August 26, 2013, 09:09:59 PM »

Hi.  I am fairly certain it was made in Murano.  I could believe the 1890 - 1900 date: the colours in this one are brighter than in earlier examples. It might even be later than 1900.

"There are two rules for ultimate success in life. Number 1: Never tell everything you know."

The comments in this posting reflect the opinion of the author, Alan Thornton, and not that of the owners, administrators or moderators of this board. Comments are copyright Alan Thornton.

Support the Glass Message Board by finding glass through


Look for glass on 
Look for glass on (US)

Link to Glass Encyclopedia
Link to Glass Museum

This Website is provided by Angela Bowey, PO Box 113, Paihia 0247, New Zealand