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    Posted 5 months ago

    Newfld
    (754 items)

    Here is a 9"H amberina glass bird on wavy pedestal named Bird in Flight aka Thrush, item #4401A by LE Smith Glass of Mt Pleasant PA ca 1980s, from original KR Haley Glass mold from 1947

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    Comments

    1. Mrstyndall Mrstyndall, 5 months ago
      Pretty with the two tone effect!
    2. Shuzbut Shuzbut, 5 months ago
      I have a clear glass one like this .. I like it with color..nice finddddddd...enjoy the day.
    3. LaurenRedmond LaurenRedmond, 5 months ago
      I never realized this was a bird until I read the title- I'm still seeing a tropical fish! :P
      (I have fish on the brain!) :D but now I see the little bird, maybe a swallow or swift? The colour's are lovely though, and unusual, they have a two tone look to them, like a flame? Or a phoenix?!
    4. jscott0363 jscott0363, 5 months ago
      Outstanding glass bird Jenni!!
    5. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 5 months ago
      Superb bird design, beautifully coloured !~
    6. Newfld Newfld, 4 months ago
      Many thanks everyone for the love
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      MrsT
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      aura

      Thanks MrsT for your great comment, yes the amberina color in glass is very pretty with two or three warm color blends, one of my fave glass varieties

      Thank you Shuzbut for your super comment this bird must also be lovely in clear glass, it gives that illusion of flying over water almost like a gull and yes, it sure was a lucky find for me

      Lol Lauren, again you're right I can see an upward fish tail in the bird's wing angle! Flame color is a good description for this glass, it has a deep red center than the wings become gold, I thought it was a nice version of this bird, and it is also called a thrush. Wonderful comment & keen observ as always, thanks so much

      Scott thank you for the warm praise and very glad you enjoyed this bird, he is hollow inside the bottom but still rather a heavy piece, gotta watch which shelf I put him on to keep him safe

      Thanks Phil for your fab compliments I am thrilled that you enjoyed the color and design, the original older design was from the 1940s when glass figures had a lot of style, the wavy base is very deco looking I thought
    7. Newfld Newfld, 4 months ago
      Thanks Alfie21 for the love of this amberina glass bird, I'm so glad you liked it and greatly appreciate your kind consideration
    8. Newfld Newfld, 4 months ago
      Theonlyone & Rob, thank you both so much for the love and support, it means alot to me and I'm very happy that you enjoyed this amberina glass bird
    9. Newfld Newfld, 4 months ago
      Very grateful for the love Cokeman, I'm so glad that you liked this amberina glass bird
    10. racer4four racer4four, 4 months ago
      Sweet swallow.
      Gotta say Jenni you do take great photos.
    11. Newfld Newfld, 4 months ago
      Karen that's a fab compliment, your photos are such perfection that I can only aspire to taking good ones, thank you for the lovely praise. I have to admit I've improved since starting here, by trial & error you have to work with poses & lighting - you know when a pic is "off,' then I feel that I'm letting the poor animal down so I keep trying! Always grateful for the luv too :)

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