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Author Topic: Murano, but what exactly?  (Read 304 times)

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Offline frnkvdw

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Murano, but what exactly?
« on: October 11, 2018, 08:14:08 PM »
Hi,

My latest find in the local thrift shop, a miniature Murano millefiori paperweight.
It has some shelf-wear at the base and my guess is itís somewhere from the 70 ís or 80 ís.
Looking at the canes it could be made by Fratelli Toso, but again iím not sure.

The paperweight has a diameter of 5 cm x height 4,3 cm (1,96 x 1,69 inch), and a weight of 160 gr.

Could anybody enlighten me about its date and maker? Much appreciated.

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Re: Murano, but what exactly?
« Reply #1 on: October 14, 2018, 10:57:30 PM »
Hi frnkvdw,

I think you are correct in your liekly ID. The very "coggy" canes are a good indicateor for a Fratelli Toso attribution, as is the central "group of flowers" cane. And yes, very likely 1960s/70s.
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Re: Murano, but what exactly?
« Reply #2 on: October 15, 2018, 05:52:29 AM »
Thanks for your reply Kevin!

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