Hand Blown Glass Tumblers Blue Rare Mystery Murano Italian or Mexico AS IS

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Hand Blown Glass Tumblers Blue Rare Mystery Murano Italian or Mexico AS IS

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Vintage from the 1950s

Set of Italian glass decorative tumblers ? Had these for awhile since the 80s unsure how old they are . I used them to hold rocks and decor in my home . They have remained a mystery to me. I bought them at an estate sale where the lady told me they were factory samples of her grandmothers possibly Murano. I could not locate this style but the family was Italian and did have those small glass Italian pins with tiny bits of glass called millefiori as well for sale, yet a slew of Mexican pottery! She claimed her family had artists in Italy but she didn’t know anything else. I thought they could be Italian as well but they have no makers marks, but whose to say? Though they appear to match are a little bit off in height Murano does make tumblers but I dont see this particular style perhaps they are super old. I did find some blown Mexican glass tumblers with the same type base mold mark but not the same shape so my mystery solving has went by the wayside. These could be artist samples, I dont know . They are extremely thick and appear to be molded with inside bubbles and swirls - outside on one some strange line marks from turning on outside and strange mold marks on bases with no maker or mark molded on bottom. I would have thought them the same but they are different One slightly shaped taller and this tells me they were handmade ! Gorgeously molded with swirls in them but also have a blue type exterior ( see photos some scrapes). 4” mouth width by about 3.75” tall one has a rough spot I dont know if beginning of chip or cracked rough area within the glass but it came this way which is why I used them for storing rocks and not drinking . Maybe you can solve the mystery. Set of 2 zoom photos . I do love them because their story is left unknown. I kept them all this time thinking they could be rare samples but I am redoing my kitchen and they must move from the sill where they have set so long . SEE PHOTOS FOR molding ribs , base marks, chip? and scrapes.........

if you find out , LET ME KNOW

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Set of Italian glass decorative tumblers ? Had these for awhile since the 80s unsure how old they are . I used them to hold rocks and decor in my home . They have remained a mystery to me. I bought them at an estate sale where the lady told me they were factory samples of her grandmothers possibly Murano. I could not locate this style but the family was Italian and did have those small glass Italian pins with tiny bits of glass called millefiori as well for sale, yet a slew of Mexican pottery! She claimed her family had artists in Italy but she didn’t know anything else. I thought they could be Italian as well but they have no makers marks, but whose to say? Though they appear to match are a little bit off in height Murano does make tumblers but I dont see this particular style perhaps they are super old. I did find some blown Mexican glass tumblers with the same type base mold mark but not the same shape so my mystery solving has went by the wayside. These could be artist samples, I dont know . They are extremely thick and appear to be molded with inside bubbles and swirls - outside on one some strange line marks from turning on outside and strange mold marks on bases with no maker or mark molded on bottom. I would have thought them the same but they are different One slightly shaped taller and this tells me they were handmade ! Gorgeously molded with swirls in them but also have a blue type exterior ( see photos some scrapes). 4” mouth width by about 3.75” tall one has a rough spot I dont know if beginning of chip or cracked rough area within the glass but it came this way which is why I used them for storing rocks and not drinking . Maybe you can solve the mystery. Set of 2 zoom photos . I do love them because their story is left unknown. I kept them all this time thinking they could be rare samples but I am redoing my kitchen and they must move from the sill where they have set so long . SEE PHOTOS FOR molding ribs , base marks, chip? and scrapes.........

if you find out , LET ME KNOW

Thanks for looking.

****Note: If this item is a gift, you can order gift wrapping for $1 more here: https://www.etsy.com/shop/retrochalet?section_id=26132260


~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Follow me on Instagram, Twitter , Youtube and Facebook for promo codes @RetroChalet~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

What's new at RetroChalet?

~Etsy sellers who need help with Instagram or their shops can make use of my Instagram guide ---> https://www.etsy.com/shop/retrochalet?section_id=13113697

- I am cleaning out my art studio! See my destash here: https://www.etsy.com/shop/retrochalet?section_id=25720282

- Did you Know that my glove molds are my most popular item on Etsy? Are you confused with what to do with them? They are most popular for industrial home decor relics, design items and make great gifts. Some are shiny and would look great in the garden or to drape your jewelry on them. Others hold paint, and are printable if you go with the matte or bisque finish. See all my glove molds here: https://www.etsy.com/shop/retrochalet?section_id=13117732

Thanks for looking and if you love my shop please click on the share button and give me a share in the world! Support Small Business!

WARNING: GLOVE MOLDS ARE HIGHLY ADDICTIVE. Chances are you cannot just get one, in time, your house will be holding more than one hand. <3

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