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Author Topic: Barovier & Toso Elephants - Murano ID  (Read 580 times)

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Offline sawi

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Barovier & Toso Elephants - Murano ID
« on: March 13, 2015, 05:51:51 PM »
hello, does anybody know if the 2 elephants are from Ercole Barovier for Barovier & Toso?
And when were they made, in the 50s or earlier? (about 15 cm high)

Many Thanks!

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Re: Barovier & Toso Elephants - Murano ID
« Reply #1 on: March 14, 2015, 05:10:19 PM »
Hi Sandra,
they are lovely! :)

Unfortunately these "older" elephants seem quite tough to attribute -- I am still not sure about >> my lattimo one.

>> My gold and clear one has a Fratelli Toso label, so that was easy. (But the design is quite different, with those big eyes).

Don't know if you have seen Gordon's fabulous website about Murano elephants? -- http://muranoanimalcollection.webs.com/
Lots of interesting info there...

Michael

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Re: Barovier & Toso Elephants - Murano ID
« Reply #2 on: March 15, 2015, 01:50:32 PM »
Many thanks for your comment, Michael!
Very nice elephants, especially the white one. I've never seen such a piece...

 

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