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Old Opalescent Platter with Ormolu Frame and Handles- Need Help

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    Posted 4 years ago

    LOUMANAL
    (421 items)

    A friend of mine has this fabulous Butterfly (Papillon) Platter that looks quite old and that is completely unsigned. He asked me if I could help with it's identification, name, maker and age. It measures approximately 13" in diameter, is concave in shape, has some good age wear and has a very intricate attached ormolu frame with handles. Since the experts are all here at CW, I thought I would upload it and hope that someone recognizes it. Is it possible that a signature or marks could be under the ormolu? Thanks everyone. BOB .....I have a feeling that it could be French....

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    1. inky inky, 4 years ago
      Hello LOUMANAL..have you had a look at Etling or Jobling glass..it's very beautiful, I love the butterflies!....:-)
    2. LOUMANAL LOUMANAL, 4 years ago
      Thank you inky for the comments and love and thank you vetraio50, jscott0363, swfinluv1, TassieDevil, racer4four, Efesgirl, sklo42, ho2cultcha, mikelv85, kyratango and beyemvey for that love. RER
    3. Rick55 Rick55, 4 years ago
      In pics 2, 3 and 4, which aren't backlit, the butterflies glow beautifully Bob!
    4. LOUMANAL LOUMANAL, 4 years ago
      Thanks Rick55! Yes, almost like Fireflies! Thank you for the love and comments and thank you mhgcgolfclub and aura for the love. RER(BOB)
    5. kivatinitz kivatinitz, 4 years ago
      inky you are a professor so nice your presentoire....
    6. LOUMANAL LOUMANAL, 4 years ago
      Thank you Rick55, kivatinitz, LovelyPat, Vintagefran and Celiene for the love. Bob
    7. LOUMANAL LOUMANAL, 4 years ago
      Thank the ou Poire, antiquerose, bracken3, Lamplover78 and Philosophia for the love. RER

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