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Old 09-28-2017, 10:06 AM
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anybody know anything about these? i've had them for a year now, was giving to me from a friend when his mom pasted away, got these with a few other things(i posted awhile back) just forgot all about posting these. ive looked up the name on them i see others, there are some like mine, but different colors, if anybody know anything about these please let me know, like age,value or whatever, thank you.

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Old 09-28-2017, 10:07 AM
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Old 09-28-2017, 10:29 AM
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Glass clowns have been a popular item made in italy for a long time. Nearly all the glass produced in italy is produced on the island of Murano. Is there an artists signature on the bottom of the piece? The value will really be determined by the artist who made it, and time period it was made it. Could be anywhere from 80 dollars to 500. I believe they can date back into the early 1950s, and judging from the colors used yours are older but I'm not sure how old. Also because of the features and such not being well done on these it might be a lesser artist. oh yeah the company is Jordan Import Company. What size are they?
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Old 09-28-2017, 10:33 AM
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Murano glass clowns are a fairly popular collectible. Ones with labels are good. Engraved signatures are better. Values range from about $5 to Hundreds!
Search "Murano glass clown" on ebay.
Yours are both accordian players.
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Old 09-28-2017, 11:17 AM
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Is there an artists signature on the bottom of the piece? i dont see any.
Also because of the features and such not being well done on these it might be a lesser artist. how can you tell the different's?

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Old 09-28-2017, 12:19 PM
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Don't be insulted, but these look like low quality, "tourist" glass. Too crudely made to be worth much. But I'm not an expert, that's just my opinion.

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Old 09-28-2017, 02:25 PM
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Originally Posted by selfan70 View post
Is there an artists signature on the bottom of the piece? i dont see any.
Also because of the features and such not being well done on these it might be a lesser artist. how can you tell the different's?

thank you Foragist and Tpmetal.
Im an glass artist so I can just see the poor craftsmanship
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thank you everyone for your info.

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