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Offline stew2u2

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help with this magnum flower paperweight
« on: January 12, 2014, 01:52:33 AM »
large size flower paperweight. i have looked everywhere the only one i can see similar
is http://www.french-treasures.net/Paperweight_185/English-Art-Glass-Magnum-Paperweight-Butterfly-Cactus-Multicolor-1950_3168.html
is this the same and any makers name
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Offline Nick77

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Re: help with this magnum flower paperweight
« Reply #1 on: January 12, 2014, 10:13:46 AM »
It's a modern Chinese weight, the website you link to has had it on ebay for some time at the same sort of ridiculous prices described as English.

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Re: help with this magnum flower paperweight
« Reply #2 on: January 12, 2014, 04:35:30 PM »
Stew, is that a white rabbit beneath the flower leaves?

Chinese work is well known with small animals / birds in a weight which has a lily type of flower. Creatures I have seen most often in Chinese flower weights are Butterflies, Bees, Frogs and what are possibly Geese (flying). The size of the animals make the flowers appear to be enormous!
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Re: help with this magnum flower paperweight
« Reply #3 on: January 12, 2014, 07:57:57 PM »
thanks for looking and the info. yes it is a rabbit ( i think ) kevin. thought it might be Chinese but the base being sort of finished off threw me a curve ball that and the other web site.
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