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Offline Doug

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« on: October 11, 2006, 12:59:55 AM »


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« Reply #1 on: October 14, 2006, 08:54:00 PM »
Hello Doug,
Thanks for your post, but I cant really say which maker did these.
There are also newer reproductions of old style Venetian pieces out there.
Maybe someone else can give you some better imput.
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« Reply #2 on: October 15, 2006, 09:50:33 AM »
Thanks Javier.


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« Reply #3 on: October 15, 2006, 12:59:43 PM »
I was in a glass shop in Rome some time ago where they had hundreds of pieces of red glass with gold - so I think it is contemporary Murano. But I'm clueless as to who the producer might be...
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« Reply #4 on: October 15, 2006, 06:33:23 PM »
Thanks Ivo...
I remember seeing a website this past year where they were doing all Red Glass reproductions of Venetian piece. I cant remember which topic the website was under, but I know its out there. I'll try to find it on the old threads..... hmmm, didn't find it.
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« Reply #5 on: October 16, 2006, 09:39:26 AM »
It is possible that it is contemporary, but I would be a little surprised. I purchased this from an estate which had tons of glass dating from the mid 1800's through the mid 1900's.  I didn't see much that was produced after 1960 there.


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« Reply #6 on: October 16, 2006, 10:24:09 AM »
I think the site that had the modern ruby and gold vases is the same one that had the dolphin stem pieces made in the traditional style.  If I remember correctly the company has been in business for 100+ years and continues to make items in the traditional style.  I just can't find the site right now  :(


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« Reply #7 on: October 17, 2006, 09:30:04 PM »
Did you mean Vetreria La Fenice?
http://www.vetrerialafenice.com/link/cat.html


 

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