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Glass / Need help Identifying this beautiful candle holder
« Last post by JasonHamilton on Today at 03:29:10 AM »
This stunning candle holder came out of a large glass collection with dates back to 1847. Pieces consist of Murano (heavy on Murano), Scandanavian (Sweden/Finland), English (Corbett Webb Agate Flambe) and French (Clichy). Most pieces are identified but this one is a mystery. Has 24 kt gold, purple, and white glass with suspended bubbles. All incased in clear glass. I believe its Murano due to the 24 kt gold. But Im really not sure. I was referred by other collectors to post this here. Any information on this piece would be greatly appreciated! Thank you!

8 3/4" tall
9" wide
3 1/2" base
This stunning compote came out of a large glass collection of old fine glass, dating back to 1847. Pieces consisted of Murano (heavy on Murano), Scandanavian (Sweden/Finland), and English (Corbett Webb Agate Flambe) Most pieces are cataloged already but this one is a mystery. Pictures don't do the colors justice. Has applied red canes and pink opaque glass with a clear glass base. Looks like a Morning Glory. I was referred by other collectors to post this here. Any information on this piece would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!

5" Tall
6" Wide
Glass / Re: Waterford lamp
« Last post by brucebanner on Yesterday at 11:45:35 PM »
Hello lorilee, have you had a look in the Crystal section almost all the Waterford patterns are shown, regards Chris.
Glass / Waterford lamp
« Last post by Lorilee on Yesterday at 11:26:20 PM »
I have a Waterford lamp I am trying to ID so I can get another.
Glass Animals & Figurines / Re: 2.5kg hand made elephant.
« Last post by Ekimp on Yesterday at 10:33:06 PM »
Thanks for your reply Lustrousstone,
I’ve tried to find similar from the countries you suggest (I assume you mention recycled glass due to bubbles?), one link leads to another, and ended up at something very similar on eBay in the USA. Looks to be the same size and style but with slightly different leg position and different colours. The head features look identical, as does the way the tail is applied - it would be hard to say that the two elephants did not come from the same source. The seller states his parents brought it back ‘many years ago’ from Murano. Hopefully this link will work, if interested: hopefully it is Murano.
Ps. The body is hollow.
hmmm - what's the saying?

"we aim to please", perhaps?
Glass / Re: Identify a centerpiece/plate of (probably?) Murano Glass
« Last post by matteo_ferri86 on Yesterday at 05:58:46 PM »
Thank you Paul for your post :)
First of all, my mother has told to me these informations about the plate, and she has said to me that she remembered that, the antique dealer sold this object to her like a "Murano Glass". She didn't know and ask nothing about the origin/age of the plate, because she loved it at first sight and since thought that it would be perfect for her big table in the dining room. Then, I was not wrong when i wrote that its weight is of 15 kg, in fact is really really heavy, and, in fact, the glass is very thick, though and resistant. So, related with its circumference of 85 cm, this object is a unique piece in my mind. Some antique dealers, near my city, have said to me that it, probably, is a piece of some collections (made in Murano) of the 60's/70's. But i write here because i hope to know more facts about it. I attach more photos under this post.
Glass / Re: Signed Cased Blue & Clear Vase, Alsterfors?
« Last post by SNJ on Yesterday at 05:53:49 PM »
Thanks very much John, don't know why I thought of the less well known Alsterfors and forgot Orrefors. An ageing brain I suspect...
Glass / Re: Signed Cased Blue & Clear Vase, Alsterfors?
« Last post by glassobsessed on Yesterday at 05:31:10 PM »
Orrefors is the maker you are looking for.  I tend not to use the term sommerso unless there are two colours.

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