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    Posted 6 years ago

    artglassfan
    (156 items)

    I believe this is a Fratelli Toso bowl. It is cased in a caramel color with a white layer and stretch bubbles throughout. The bowl is 11.5 inches long, 3.5 inches at the widest point and 6.75 inches at the tallest point.

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    Comments

    1. Rick55 Rick55, 6 years ago
      Beautiful, well executed bowl! Do you mean Fratelli Toso?
    2. artglassfan, 6 years ago
      Yes....I left the Toso part out of my post by mistake...Thanks
    3. antiquerose antiquerose, 6 years ago
      Yes, I would think Fratelli Toso too....personally. I have never seen this one which I think is unique and kinda rare. Great that the long arms are still intact!!!

      What I note of interest is -- that I can see some (Canadian) Chalet/Lorraine Glass resemblance in this. After all - it was Murano Glass workers that migrated to Canada to started Chalet Art Glass here. Here is some of the story:

      http://www.antique67.com/articles.php?article=79

      So in your pic # 2 posted here -- I can the same influences in this Chalet piece with the long arms:

      http://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/79761-chalet-art-glass-centerpiece

      ....and also with my Uranium Chalet Glass here also:

      http://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/114367-chalet-art-glass-with-uranium

      I found this post truly interesting -- and pure relevant to past history of both Murano and Chalet/Lorraine Glass. Thanks for the Post !!!!

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