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: Murano/Mdina glass fish?  (Read 127 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline bat20

  • Members
  • **
  • Posts: 1256
    • east sussex
Murano/Mdina glass fish?
« on: March 08, 2019, 12:50:26 PM »
Hi,this fish is 9" tall fairly dense with a slight lustre,it seems to have genuine wear to the base.This isn't my area really so any help gratefully received,thanks.

Support the Glass Message Board by finding a book via book-seek.com


Offline chopin-liszt

  • Members
  • **
  • Posts: 11665
    • Scotland
Re: Murano/Mdina glass fish?
« Reply #1 on: March 08, 2019, 03:00:35 PM »
Not the right colours for Mdina. The red is out of place, the blue is the wrong shade.
And the lustre isn't right, it's too shiney.
Cheers, Sue (M)

"Cherish those that seek the truth;
 Beware of them who find it."
Grimm.

Support the Glass Message Board by finding glass through glass-seek.com


Offline bat20

  • Members
  • **
  • Posts: 1256
    • east sussex
Re: Murano/Mdina glass fish?
« Reply #2 on: March 10, 2019, 11:43:39 AM »
Thanks Sue,i wonder if it's safe to say murano then?

Support the Glass Message Board by finding a book via book-seek.com


Offline Lustrousstone

  • Members
  • **
  • Posts: 12771
  • Gender: Female
    • Warrington, UK
    • My Gallery
Re: Murano/Mdina glass fish?
« Reply #3 on: March 10, 2019, 12:11:45 PM »
Doesn't look like Murano glass either to me

Support the Glass Message Board by finding glass through glass-seek.com


Offline bat20

  • Members
  • **
  • Posts: 1256
    • east sussex
Re: Murano/Mdina glass fish?
« Reply #4 on: March 10, 2019, 02:15:20 PM »
Maybe not having a quick look at Great Barrier Reef of glass fish!,I'm moving on.Thanks for the replies.

Support the Glass Message Board by finding a book via book-seek.com


Offline chopin-liszt

  • Members
  • **
  • Posts: 11665
    • Scotland
Re: Murano/Mdina glass fish?
« Reply #5 on: March 10, 2019, 02:43:36 PM »
It is a nice one. The colours remind me a little of Karl Weidmann's work, but I am not suggesting for one moment that it could be, especially not with that very shiney lustre. (or the "ropey" trail which is reminiscent of some Mdina)
I tend to associate that very shiney lustre with Boheman glass, although this might be Japanese too.
It could come and live in my bathroom.  ;)
Cheers, Sue (M)

"Cherish those that seek the truth;
 Beware of them who find it."
Grimm.

Support the Glass Message Board by finding glass through glass-seek.com


Offline Penelope12

  • Members
  • **
  • Posts: 83
  • Gender: Female
  • Glass hoarder!
    • Uranium glass
    • England
Re: Murano/Mdina glass fish?
« Reply #6 on: March 10, 2019, 04:14:35 PM »
I wouldn’t rule out Murano completely, I had a seal made by Vetro Eseguito with the same lustre finish and that rear fin looks remarkably similar to the ears on V Nason elephants. I wouldn't mind it in my bathroom either! ;D
"One small crack does not mean that you are broken, it means that you were put to the test and didn't fall apart".
~ Linda Poindexter.

Support the Glass Message Board by finding a book via book-seek.com


 

SMF spam blocked by CleanTalk
Look for glass on
ebay.co.uk
Visit the Glass Encyclopedia
link to glass encyclopedia
Look for glass on
ebay.com (us)
Visit the Online Glass Museum
link to glass museum


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