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Offline Ivo

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« on: September 03, 2005, 06:48:05 AM »
Two questions here

Dolphin double salt
http://tinypic.com/bjhlvl.jpg
The bowls in the shape of shells, the handle in the shape of two dolphins. 4 1/2" in length, 3 1/2"high. The colour has the slightest amethyst tinge - looks as if it has been standing in the sun for a very long time. No markings, no apparent wear either - but that does not mean much. Somehow it works English - but maybe I'm confused by the sowerby dolphin?


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pressed duck ("Duck Magnum, Duck")
http://tinypic.com/bjhlyq.jpg
3 1/2"high, standing om a plinth of 2"diameter - so rather large in comparison. Is it a radiator cap or an ornament from a bowl?

All clues, hints & stabs for either of these are welcome.

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« Reply #1 on: September 03, 2005, 09:51:49 AM »
Hi Ivo
The groove in the base points to it being a car mascot, and very nice it is.
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« Reply #2 on: September 03, 2005, 09:54:48 AM »
Tut Paul!  I was just going to say that!  It would have been the first and only time I'd have said something useful to Ivo...   :lol:   Blast!

http://www.mascot-mania.com/

This chap has a contact email address...might be worth a try?  :D
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« Reply #3 on: September 03, 2005, 10:20:02 AM »
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It would have been the first and only time I'd have said something useful to Ivo


Probably never happen to me either :wink: ... but a useful link Max, thanks for that :)
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« Reply #4 on: September 03, 2005, 10:35:08 AM »
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Tut Paul!  I was just going to say that!  It would have been the first and only time I'd have said something useful to Ivo...   :lol:   Blast!
http://www.mascot-mania.com/
This chap has a contact email address...might be worth a try?  :D


 :mrgreen:  not quite true, Max - you happen to be one of my favourite sources for unsuspected & useful information   :wink:

I've sent the radiator cappie an e-mail - I'm sure he can tell if it is one at the drop of a driving cap. Will let you know how it ended  :D

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« Reply #5 on: September 03, 2005, 01:01:14 PM »
....and he came promptly back to me with the following message:

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If the glass base is also part of the bird then I expect it could be used as a car mascot, however sorry, I have no information regarding the item


Which is nice enough - but inconclusive.

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« Reply #6 on: September 03, 2005, 03:31:14 PM »
Sorry Max but it's not often I'm able to contribute on anything but Murano. Anyway I think Ivo has great potential with the Duck and Dolphin as a pub name.
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« Reply #7 on: September 03, 2005, 03:53:18 PM »
I'm still bathing in the after-glow of this:

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not quite true, Max - you happen to be one of my favourite sources for unsuspected & useful information  


 :D  :D  :D  :wink:

Sorry the mascot link didn't come to anything.  :(
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