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    Posted 10 years ago

    wvdalgal
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    I believe this is a Pilgrim glass Madonna - WV origination. It is not a Blenko piece but it has the style that Joel Myers used for a period of time. Has anyone seen one of these?

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    1. wvdalgal, 10 years ago
      This piece was circa: late 1960's.
    2. Hornet Hornet, 10 years ago
      Hi WVdalgal
      I have the same Madonna but for my oppinion is Murano .
      http://www.muranonet.com/madonna-blue.html
      or
      http://annunci.ebay.it/annunci/per-la-casa/como-annunci-como/statuetta-madonna-vetro-murano/33662410
      But yors don't have a "Aureola" the weel around the Head .
    3. wvdalgal, 10 years ago
      I have an opinion (authorized) that it might be Murano but mine doesn't have the halo around the head (as you noticed) or any facial features. It doesn't have a shape in that the glass doesn't curve inward. Only the blue area inside shows the shape of the drape on the Madonna.
      I really think it is a PILGRIM glass piece. I have never seen one very similar to it.
      Thanks.
    4. wvdalgal, 10 years ago
      Anyone else seen or heard of this piece?
    5. wvdalgal, 10 years ago
      Anyone who is familiar with Prof. Myers work know this or a very similar piece?
    6. wvdalgal, 10 years ago
      Does anyone know how to contact Joel Myers?
    7. AmberRose AmberRose, 10 years ago
      I think it's Pilgrim too.
    8. wvdalgal, 10 years ago
      Hello Amber. Not trying to be cool, but why do you think it is Pilgrim?
    9. AmberRose AmberRose, 10 years ago
      Hi wv, couple of reasons...Pilgrim put out a Madonna that is considered on of the best they put out, colors are similar to Pilgrim and honestly...it just has that feel.
      I hate when people tell me that, sorry.
      Have a great day!
    10. kyjulip, 10 years ago
      Check to this one, Pilgrim. Second from left on top. . . http://www.blenkocollectors.com/ohiovalleyglass/pilgrim/PilgrimAgain.jpg
    11. wvdalgal, 10 years ago
      Yep, that is it and I used to buy lots of Pilgrim too. Thank you!

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