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Author Topic: Pink mottled opalescent goose  (Read 1187 times)

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Offline chopin-liszt

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Re: Pink mottled opalescent goose
« Reply #10 on: July 06, 2014, 03:12:56 PM »
It's a really good thing for a glass sculpture and a very attractive piece.

But for a goose... its wings would never get it off the ground, they're too short, quite apart from the fact that it's more than a bit overweight.
A goose for foie gras?
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Re: Pink mottled opalescent goose
« Reply #11 on: July 06, 2014, 03:52:11 PM »
Thanks Anita, Sue!
Fratelli Toso and AVeM were my top candidates after I had browsed through the Zoo...

@Sue: yes, a bit clumsy, but still quite a bit more wings than most other Murano glass geese and ducks ;)
BTW, did you see that one wing has 6 "fingers", while the other one has 7?

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Re: Pink mottled opalescent goose
« Reply #12 on: July 06, 2014, 04:20:51 PM »
I didn't notice that, no.
I'm absolutely fascinated by it. I think it's as much the dichotomy of it being such a beautiful thing which makes it look right, while still being somehow completely wrong that is attracting me.
I like dichotomies.  ;)
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Re: Pink mottled opalescent goose
« Reply #13 on: July 06, 2014, 06:49:13 PM »
The more I hear, the more I think Fratelli Toso. The workmanship reminds me of this dove that has a Toso label. It had feathers a bit out of balance, some little, some big. I think there were 6 on one wing and 7 on the other. It's gone now, so I can only count in the pictures. (Wish we could find a goose or duck like yours with a label.)
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Re: Pink mottled opalescent goose
« Reply #14 on: July 06, 2014, 07:47:01 PM »
if you can help this is definitely Seguso

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Re: Pink mottled opalescent goose
« Reply #15 on: July 07, 2014, 06:43:44 AM »
@Sue: somehow the proportions are really lovely in my little goose, cannot explain why either (it is quite clumsy ;) )
@Anita: thanks, I think that was one of the birds in your zoo which reminded me of my piece.
@Otto: Anita's bird seems a better match (no opalescence or mottling in your Seguso bird, different wings). Lovely bird, though :)

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Re: Pink mottled opalescent goose
« Reply #16 on: July 07, 2014, 09:23:06 AM »
Many domestic Geese don't fly . mine never did . other than about twenty inches off the ground .

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Re: Pink mottled opalescent goose
« Reply #17 on: July 07, 2014, 01:47:40 PM »
So definately a domestic and not a wild goose ;D

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Re: Pink mottled opalescent goose
« Reply #18 on: July 07, 2014, 06:41:09 PM »
If you poke him he may be wild .
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