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Offline heron

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Vasart signature on vase
« on: November 12, 2009, 02:10:43 PM »
Hi

There is a vase on ebay at the moment titled "Stunning large "Vasart" signed vase 20cm tall" which shows a "Vasart" signature. This signature looks a little different to others I have seen with the "a" having a crossover and the signature appearing slightly narrower.
I know Catherine Ysart, Vincent's wife, used to acid etch the flowing script signature and I was wondering if, in the absence of Catherine, someone else at the factory carried out this operation?

Any comments please.

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Offline chopin-liszt

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Re: Vasart signature on vase
« Reply #1 on: November 12, 2009, 06:55:16 PM »

Sorry, I can't give any info about the exact signature, but I don't think the vase could be anything other than Vasart, and I can't see that there would be much profit in adding such a mark to an unmarked one, so why would anybody bother?
It looks mostly right, not a complete blooper!
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Re: Vasart signature on vase
« Reply #2 on: November 12, 2009, 11:40:05 PM »
Catherine was clear that only she did the sigs, with a brush. Looks like a perfectly OK sig too, there can be a lot variation in these.

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Re: Vasart signature on vase
« Reply #3 on: November 13, 2009, 04:41:34 PM »
Hi
Thanks for all your comments - clearly this is a good looking Vasart vase.
Cheers

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Re: Vasart signature on vase
« Reply #4 on: November 18, 2009, 02:02:53 AM »
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Catherine was clear that only she did the sigs, with a brush. Looks like a perfectly OK sig too, there can be a lot variation in these.

I know you were very priviledged to meet and talk with Catherine, Frank, but I have met two women who both claimed to have signed Vasart items whilst they worked at the factory.

Could this be possible, given Catherine's ascertion?

Nigel

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Re: Vasart signature on vase
« Reply #5 on: November 22, 2009, 04:31:13 AM »
Of course it could, never believe 100% in the horses mouth.

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Re: Vasart signature on vase
« Reply #6 on: November 22, 2009, 02:43:03 PM »
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never believe 100% in the horses mouth

I fully agree. Just wanted to clarify your earlier statement .... and how you felt about it, so thanks Frank  :)

Nigel

 

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