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Art Glass12163 of 21446Thift Store Find.  Is this Murano Glass? Need help identifying.Dolphin Figure Bright Yellow Murano Glass
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    Posted 6 years ago

    Gloworm8
    (2 items)

    I have never collected glass. A couple days ago I was shopping at a local thrift store and came across two bowls that just stood out from all the other glass. I bought them both and then decided to try to find out what they are on the internet and came across this website. From my limited knowledge. I think both are Murano Glass in the bullicanti style. This one is a gorgeous purple with bubbles through out. The pedestal has gold flecks in it. This appears to be hand blown as I can see the pontil mark on the bottom, but the bottom has been polished smooth. The glass overall is very smooth and heavy. The bowl stands about 3 inches high and about 4 1/2 inches rim to rim. Do you think they are Murano glass and if so is there a way to determine the maker. No marks are on the bowls. I will post the second bowl as well. Thank you for looking and providing any information you can give me.

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    Comments

    1. inky inky, 6 years ago
      Sorry! can't help...but! two great finds, I love the colour of this one...you know another one and you have the started of a collection ;-)).....good luck and a warm welcome to CW...:-)
    2. Gloworm8, 6 years ago
      inki, thanks for the warm welcome. I think I maybe hooked. I really never thought about collecting glass art, but everyone has such beautiful pieces. This experience has definitely peaked an interest. Thanks for taking a look.
    3. inky inky, 6 years ago
      Told ya!...your very welcome!...:-)
    4. katherinescollections katherinescollections, 6 years ago
      Pretty bowl.

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