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Offline soledivo

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dinky little bowl - ID = Phoenician Glass, Malta
« on: October 26, 2009, 08:00:58 PM »
this little chap was sold to me as Mdina,

is it, i have my doubts,

its well made, lovely movement in the colours, i can see the formation of the colours is in the same veign as Mdina.
its only 7cm wide & 6cm high.
i used some talcom powder to help emphasise the signature.
The second word looks like Malta, but i don't recognise the 1st word at all.

Mdina, Mtarfa or,: any ideas ?
martin

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Re: dinky little bowl
« Reply #1 on: October 26, 2009, 09:12:55 PM »
Hi there I think it's pheonician glass also from Malta. I'm at work so can't see your pic very well, will look again when I get home. Michelle

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Re: dinky little bowl
« Reply #2 on: October 26, 2009, 09:22:51 PM »
thanks michelle
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Re: dinky little bowl
« Reply #3 on: October 26, 2009, 10:09:41 PM »
Hi, My initial instincts were pheonician Maltese glass, hope this helps. Greg

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Re: dinky little bowl
« Reply #4 on: October 26, 2009, 11:05:04 PM »
hi there
home from work, yep definatly phoenician glass, ive got one almost identical to this.
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Re: dinky little bowl - ID = Phoenician Glass, Malta
« Reply #5 on: October 27, 2009, 08:46:54 AM »
many thanks   :hiclp:
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Re: dinky little bowl - ID = Phoenician Glass, Malta
« Reply #6 on: October 27, 2009, 02:16:52 PM »
 :hiclp:

Agreed, I have one too, with maker's mark and label. Very competent and nice piece. Come in a few differing colourways.
Cheers, Sue (M)

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Re: dinky little bowl - ID = Phoenician Glass, Malta
« Reply #7 on: October 29, 2009, 10:07:17 AM »
does anyone recognise the sinature ?    :huh:
 
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Re: dinky little bowl - ID = Phoenician Glass, Malta
« Reply #8 on: October 29, 2009, 10:11:13 AM »
sorry just a pretty standard 'phoenician malta' signiature although they do change quite dramatically from one to the next im not sure that its documented who's signiatures are who's if you know what i mean. without an actual name signiature i think its gonna be pretty difficult to work out who signed this
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Re: dinky little bowl - ID = Phoenician Glass, Malta
« Reply #9 on: October 29, 2009, 10:28:13 AM »
It says Phoenician Malta, if that's what you mean

 

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