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    Posted 2 years ago

    Newfld
    (784 items)

    This 6" curved amber glass porpoise is from the 1970s by Pilgrim Glass of WV and was item #940 in their catalogs from those years

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    Comments

    1. LaurenRedmond LaurenRedmond, 2 years ago
      It took me a while to see the porpoise in this but now I see him and think he's a very art deco styled porpoise? Or impressionistic?! His tail and dorsal fin are lovely and his pose is very realistic to that of an actual porpoise- I can see him riding the bow waves of a ship!
    2. josscee, 2 years ago
      I find I like Pilgrim Glass over a lot of the others..nice find jenni
    3. Newfld Newfld, 2 years ago
      Thank you very much for the love
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      Thanks Lauren for the super compliments and observ, yes this porpoise is often confused with a dolphin but Pilgrim also made a back flip dolphin that really didn't look like a dolphin either (hey, it was the 70s and they were trying to put their creative spin on glass animals to compete with other cos). I was lucky to find this as it's a pretty obscure Pilgrim design. Art deco and impressionist are excellent descriptions of this bowed fishy

      Many thanks josscee for your great comment, you are right about Pilgrim they had the widest variety of glass animals and they came in many colors, I have always loved their critters and Kanawha's as well
    4. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 2 years ago
      Very clever diving pose.
    5. Newfld Newfld, 2 years ago
      Thanks Phil for the super comment, yes I agree Pilgrim really captured a good diving pose here, almost like a whale breaching from the sea

      Many thanks friends for the love
      Phil
      DuDa
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    6. Newfld Newfld, 2 years ago
      Thank you Scott for the thoughtful love for this porpoise and again, it's just wonderful to see you

      Appreciate the like GeodeJem thank you very much
    7. Newfld Newfld, 2 years ago
      Thanks so much Ben for the kind love, it's always greatly appreciated & I'm so glad you liked this porpoise
    8. Newfld Newfld, 2 years ago
      Many thanks Sean for the kind love and support, glad you liked this dolphin :)
    9. Newfld Newfld, 1 year ago
      Thank you Hoot for the thoughtful love and kind support, very glad you liked this Pilgrim porpoise

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