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Old 02-07-2012, 05:02 PM
Ceor89 Ceor89 is offline
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Default Not sure what Kind it!!

got this clown not too long ago and i want to find out a little more information about my new friend.

Im curiouse to find out the maker and if it might be worth some $$.

Thank you all

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Old 02-09-2012, 02:09 PM
TxSilver TxSilver is offline
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Ceor89, I do not know who made your clown. We have some clown people on the group, but I have a feeling they are also at a loss because your clown does not look like Murano glass. I wondered if it was made from either recycled or bottle glass. I do not think it has much value other than the enjoyment that it gives. Hope this helps a little.
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Old 02-09-2012, 07:05 PM
Jeff M Jeff M is offline
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Default Clown

Hi, you clown is a result of the end of day mix commonly known as a frig, it is Murano but not worth a lot of money as it would have been made for a tourist entertainment piece by a learner or apprentice,they were usually discarded. still collectable though
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Old 02-10-2012, 06:21 AM
artifice artifice is offline
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Hi Ceor89 I agree your clown is not Murano in origin ,in saying this I take into account the following ,type of glass not used in murano clowns , overall style ,poor quality of execution of item, colour of glass in body of clown,feet & neckbow never seen before on murano clown .Its overall poor quality leads me to suggest its origins are far from murano.Thats my opinion others may differ.Cliff

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Old 02-11-2012, 01:08 AM
triciatravels triciatravels is offline
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No idea of the origin but I think its SPLENDID!!! Clowns always bring joy right!!
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Old 02-11-2012, 12:01 PM
mc3378 mc3378 is offline
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If you type in murano clowns you will find a site with alot of pictures of murano clowns. I have 3 clowns and after looking at the site decided mine were not murano most likely chinese, mine are nice looking, but not as nice as the ones I seen on that site, which is why I never bothered to post pictures of my clowns here.
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Old 04-13-2012, 08:04 PM
SaMoyogi SaMoyogi is offline
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Default Fyi

Nice clown.
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