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I have been given a 39 year old hand blown glass chicken to sell , who can give me an accurate price or if its worth anything.Blown in Spain .

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Do you have a picture?That might help who ever gives you an estimate.I have no idea.

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I have taken photos , but need to get them onto pc , still , I dont even know where to begin and need an honest appraisel , which I obviously cant pay for .

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I have taken photos , but need to get them onto pc , still , I dont even know where to begin and need an honest appraisel , which I obviously cant pay for .

 

Have a look at "Murano" glass items on google, Bob or ebay. Very popular items. Perhaps you can

google the name on the item if it has one.

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will do that , Label non existant , but quite an unusual object weighs 596 gramm and stands 24 cm high , its a lovely piece of work

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Have a look at "Murano" glass items on google, Bob or ebay. Very popular items. Perhaps you can

google the name on the item if it has one.

Hey youre the man the Murano cockerells are close but this one is far prettier , but its given me a place to start.

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Have a look at "Murano" glass items on google, Bob or ebay. Very popular items. Perhaps you can

google the name on the item if it has one.

Who ever buys this is going to pay through the nose for post , thats for sure .Courier only .insured for all calamities .

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Who ever buys this is going to pay through the nose for post , thats for sure .Courier only .insured for all calamities .

and other things like sticky tape , smelly bag etc

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and other things like sticky tape , smelly bag etc

 

the stinky bag is THE most important item :grin:

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Oh wow, I love that, absolutely beautiful.

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It is stunning! The Beak insists it is his cousin from Italy (or somewhere equally special!)

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Seems like fine craftsmanship indeed, what is shown of it. Does your camera only do head shots?

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there should be 3 other photos on the listing , designed to make you lie on the floor or turn your monitor .

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Ooops, forgot to turn the picture thingie on. And foiled your design, only needed to tilt the head slightly.

 

But hey, also get to repeat myself now... fine craftsmanship! Is it a murano? Looks like it may be... would bulk your listing up nicely if you could provide history and origin, etc.

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I presume it is ,but cant state it as such ,it was apparently acquired in Spain in 1973 odd , and is apparently hand made , i cannot vouch for it , it is a solid piece of glass though .

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thank you , i shall do that

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Very Nice Rooster mrmouse! Venetian Glass made in Murano Italy.....?

 

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Thank you , how much would you sell it for ????

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It's beauty might see it getting even more than that, I think.

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Very Nice Rooster mrmouse! Venetian Glass made in Murano Italy.....?

 

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If we compare the base of these Murano chickens to the base,mouth and feathers of the one in question it is obvious that this is (Sorry) a crude copy of Murano glass.The thickness, especially of the feathers is obvious.

Here is an example for 30 dollars on shopwiki.com

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I am sorry to ruffle the chickens feathers but this is definately a reproduction made in the 90's.R150-R200 tops.

I have no idea .I personally dont like it at all .

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I am sorry to ruffle the chickens feathers but this is definately a reproduction made in the 90's.R150-R200 tops.

Date and age verified hand made in 1972 in Italy , no reproduction , owner was allready deceased in 1992 and was only abroad in 1972 , Sold to one very happy collector . The daughter also has a glass hand blown Eiffel tower from 1972 but wont sell it or donate it .Ill try get a picture .

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