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Venetian Glass Crab on large shell

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Posted 7 years ago

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This piece measures about 8" across and is very heavy.

Both the red shell and crab have gold inclusions.

The bottom of the shell has a polished flat section to allow it to sit level and a polished pontil. The surface shows a lot of minute scratching consistent with age. There is the remnant of a small label on the pontil.

I bought this as 1950s Venetian, but believe it may be earlier.

As with all of my glass any help on age or attribution is appreciated.

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  1. scottvez scottvez, 7 years ago
    Thanks vintage and Alfredo
  2. retro597, 6 years ago
    1950's venetian is right on. The thickness of the glass along with color are the signs which lead to me to say so.
  3. scottvez scottvez, 6 years ago
    Thanks for the information retro!

  4. scottvez scottvez, 6 years ago
    Thanks for looking Murano.


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