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Re: Confirmation that this is a Murano Fish, please!
« Reply #20 on: February 13, 2007, 09:07:38 PM »

Hello again,

I've just revisted this thread and found that my entry above might be unclear to other readers. As I can no longer edit it, I thought that I should make it clear that the description (shown again below, with changes in brackets) refers to Nazeing fish.

"The effect (being pulled out from the body) is to make it (the lips) look more like a beak, although maybe a little rounded at the end.

The second major difference that I see is that (with Nazeing) there are two pairs of fins used to balance the fish on, with the tail held clear above the display area - although this is difficult to visualise on the drawing, once you know, you realise that there is an angle to the one shown at the back, whilst it is not possible to show/see it's pair. Even if it were one fin at the back, the tail would be held higher than the surface the fish sits upon.

Lastly, the positioning of the fin near the eye (and its size) is crucial."


Thanks, Nigel


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Re: Confirmation that this is a Murano Fish, please!
« Reply #21 on: February 13, 2007, 09:16:33 PM »
The easiest solution is to rewrite your post, copy the text and then make the changes. A moderator can then delete the earlier version. If you have had replies and doing it that way cause problems of flow... then it is easy for the moderator to replace the original text. However this will only be done if it does not upset the thread flow...

In the case of substantial discussion referring to your earlier text it is best to leave your corrections as additional comments in a new posting. This is then clearer to other people who have been following the thread.

The point being that confusion is not sown by the changes. The time limit came about because edits to older posts had resulted in some threads being thrown completely out of sense.
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Re: Confirmation that this is a Murano Fish, please!
« Reply #22 on: February 13, 2007, 11:35:34 PM »
Thank you for the detailed explanation, and the time you've obviously put into it, Nigel ~ much appreciated.
Regards, John.


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Re: Confirmation that this is a Murano Fish, please!
« Reply #23 on: February 14, 2007, 09:25:57 PM »
A Nazeing fish image has been added to Stephen's post above link:

http://www.glassmessages.com/index.php/topic,9293.msg79244.html#msg79244
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Re: Confirmation that this is a Murano Fish, please!
« Reply #24 on: February 14, 2007, 10:01:56 PM »
So now we seem to have a situation of a type of fish that does not conform to Murano or Nazeing fish. Where else have these been produced. The French ones I know of are clear glass.
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Re: Confirmation that this is a Murano Fish, please!
« Reply #25 on: February 19, 2007, 09:40:55 AM »
I've now listed the fish as Murano(?) on eBay and have received a suggestion from someone that it may be AltaGlass (Canadian).

I've had a look at a website which shows AltaGlass fish and, on comparing them, I don't think it is but I would appreciate any comments.

Cheers, John.

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Re: Confirmation that this is a Murano Fish, please!
« Reply #26 on: February 19, 2007, 12:40:43 PM »
I can see why someone might think it possible, lips and eyes, but every other detail of technique, styling and tooling do not match!
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Re: Confirmation that this is a Murano Fish, please!
« Reply #27 on: February 19, 2007, 12:44:50 PM »
Thanks for confirming my thoughts Frank ~ much appreciated :) John.


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Re: Confirmation that this is a Murano Fish, please!
« Reply #28 on: February 19, 2007, 03:23:22 PM »
Some more Nazeing fish

http://www.ysartglass.com/Otherglass/Nazeing/NazeingG08.htm

With thanks to Stephen.
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Re: Confirmation that this is a Murano Fish, please!
« Reply #29 on: April 17, 2007, 06:49:20 PM »
May still be Murano, check out Item number: 330110100511 on ebay.  :-\

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=330110100511


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