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Murano controlled bubble swan

Post by speaktothequeen on Wed Jan 28, 2015 6:13 am

Hello

I bought this wonderful huge swan- forgot to measure it, and the piece is snowed in at my shop. (I live in Eastern MA, and we had 28" of snow at 10 AM.)  I think it is 14" high. I looked it over and ran my fingers over it and everything was smooth. When I was wrapping it, I noticed the beak ended with a flat cross-section. All the edges are very smooth. Is this:
1. The way it was made
2. A second that they fixed at the glass studio
3. A later break that was taken to a restorer and the edges ground to make it less noticeable.

I am curious as to the value of the swan with and without this issue, if it even is one. Also if anyone knows who made these swans, I would be interested.

Thank you

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Re: Murano controlled bubble swan

Post by speaktothequeen on Wed Jan 28, 2015 6:17 am

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Re: Murano controlled bubble swan

Post by Christine on Wed Feb 04, 2015 12:44 am

It was probably finished that way when it was made. Not a great deal of value either way though
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Post by speaktothequeen on Wed Feb 04, 2015 1:42 pm

Thank you for responding, Christine.
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