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    Posted 10 months ago

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    Here is a 4"H x 5 1-2"W lavender glass globular bird with pale blue areas indicating neodymium. Made by the small glass factory Urshult of Sweden who were only in business five short years 1965-1970, orig labels

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    1. BHIFOS BHIFOS, 10 months ago
      One of my favourite types of glass, nice bird, handy it has all the decals.
    2. LaurenRedmond LaurenRedmond, 10 months ago
      This has to be some kind of dove or pigeon! I have collared doves that visit all the time and their little plump pearly grey bodies really look a lot like this bird, I adore the soft muted tones of glass, it’s a really nice shade of lavender.
    3. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 10 months ago
      I agree, pigeon, part of your incredible menagerie !~
    4. Searching1 Searching1, 10 months ago
      How lovely this bird is!!!!! Love the color and design. Very, very pretty piece!!!!
    5. Newfld Newfld, 10 months ago
      Thanks to everyone for the love

      Thank you B. for your wonderful comment, I agree neodymium glass is beautiful and also quite mysterious to photograph...I have a couple other non-US-made animals (we could never master that color here!) in this neo lavender but the blue was elusive to me, even experimenting with different lighting, fortunately got it right this time. And yes, always great to find labels on glass pieces & give credit to the proper glassmaker

      Lauren you have identified this birdie for me, pigeon or dove is perfect for that rounded shape! Here in NY we have tons of pigeons, in the City especially, but where I live in suburbia they "go where the food goes" i.e. fast food restaurant parking lots, crowded beaches etc. I do love the grey mourning doves, they have that peaceful cooing sound and are quite gentle & fearful of people a bit. Agree it's a lovely pale lavender, a derivative of purple which is my fave color. Thanks for your always super praise

      OK Phil, another vote for pigeon so pigeon it is!! Thank you for your awesome praise for my menagerie, this bird is a nice addition because of its unusual design plus I don't have that many lavender glass animals

      Thank you Searching for your marvelous compliments, you are ever gracious and I love it when you enjoy my glass animals & jewelry. Glad this bird ticked all the boxes for you :)
    6. Newfld Newfld, 10 months ago
      Kind thanks for the love to you all
    7. Mrstyndall Mrstyndall, 9 months ago
      Such a pretty color!
    8. Newfld Newfld, 9 months ago
      Thanks Alfie & MrsT for the love, it's so nice of you & I am glad you enjoyed this Swedish lavender glass bird

      MrsT your sweet comment is always gratefully appreciated, and yes I love this lavender-blue shade it's most unusual
    9. vintagelamp vintagelamp, 9 months ago
      Such a great color. I really love these glass animals!!!!
    10. Newfld Newfld, 9 months ago
      Thanks Karen & vintagelamp for the thoughtful love, I am grateful to you both for your always kind consideration

      vintagelamp thanks so much for your awesome praise & love for my glass animals it makes me feel so good. I have found two dogs and just await receiving them to post for you!! And yes, this lavender-blue is a great color, hard to find & photograph but I love it :)

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