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Author Topic: Frosted Mdina Paperweight.  (Read 1257 times)

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Offline ChrisB

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Frosted Mdina Paperweight.
« on: March 29, 2010, 12:01:18 PM »
Hello all,

A new collector here. Last night I purchased a Mdina paperweight signed off of ebay. Mdina wasn't in the description but the sig on the bottom seems unmistakable. Although I wouldn't even know if a little chinese man has perfected a replica signature, and there are know fakes of these items....however, i just wondered if anyone can give me a bit of info on this piece. I have always admired the Mdina paperweights but never seen a frosted one with a maltese cross etched in. here is a pic. Any info would be great. Many thanks.

Chris


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Offline suzygpr

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Re: Frosted Mdina Paperweight.
« Reply #1 on: March 29, 2010, 12:46:15 PM »
Hi Chris

Judging by the sig it's 80's/90's, there have been a few pieces with the frosting around but I don't think Mdina are still using it.  The Maltese cross motif does appear of quite a few of the frosted paperweights, they come up more frequently than other frosted pieces.  The paperweight itself is in the Sea Urchin colourway. 

Hope this helps

Suzy x

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