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Posted 11 months ago

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This is a beautiful stylized glass sculpture of a horse, however I'm not certain of the maker. I want to say it's Murano. Can anyone help?

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  1. Greatsnowyowl Greatsnowyowl, 11 months ago
    I think you're right on target with murano
  2. vetraio50 vetraio50, 11 months ago
    I agree with GSO. Have you found the zoo?
    https://sites.google.com/site/muranozoo/
  3. vetraio50 vetraio50, 11 months ago
    Mario Gambaro, Seguso? Formia?
    The mane looks more like Cenedese in the 'horse' section.
    The use of labels!
    Lots bought in Italy by tourists too!
  4. Spiperato Spiperato, 11 months ago
    I have found the zoo vetraio50 Thank You so much. There seems to be an impressed mark in the tail. Have you all ever heard of such a thing? It' nearly impossible to make out though.
  5. vetraio50 vetraio50, 11 months ago
    Impressed marks are used. Liskeard in England and a mate here Brian Hirst has an impressed mark too. I've not heard of a Murano usage but I'm no real expert maybe some of the others will know.
  6. Spiperato Spiperato, 11 months ago
    Great! Thanks, vetraio50
  7. Spiperato Spiperato, 11 months ago
    Thank You BELLIN68
  8. Justanovice Justanovice, 11 months ago
    What a beautiful thing!!:)
  9. Spiperato Spiperato, 11 months ago
    Thank You, Justanovice
  10. Glasseyed Glasseyed, 11 months ago
    This actually looks like a Alfredo Barbini piece. He did a collection of horses Tigers ,using that layered effect in the manes and hair,and he did a lot of them in silver and gold. The on thing that really makes me think it is his work is the mouth of the horse.
    Here is a link of one https://pinterest.com/pin/197314027395856062/

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