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Author Topic: Mdina fish / axe vase, help with signiture  (Read 3093 times)

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Offline Baked_Beans

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Re: Mdina fish / axe vase, help with signiture
« Reply #10 on: February 07, 2015, 02:02:31 PM »
 ;) lol

It was probably more like early 1975 but not sure  ??? Construction/modifications of the MDG site started during the first quarter of 1974 , how long it took to fully complete , I don't know.
Mike

Offline chopin-liszt

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Re: Mdina fish / axe vase, help with signiture
« Reply #11 on: February 07, 2015, 02:42:34 PM »
I want to know whose brilliant idea it was to change the basic shape of the Fish vases to this wonderful variation with the big triangular wings.
Said? Boffo? Dobson? Munnelly?

I've only ever seen it in Tortoiseshell ones, and not even all of them.
Personally, apart from the small really early, experimental ones, I like these best of all.
They don't seem to be overly common either.
Cheers, Sue (M)

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Offline davidfish1212

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Re: Mdina fish / axe vase, help with signiture
« Reply #12 on: April 02, 2015, 06:43:21 PM »
Hi Sue, not sure how I missed your ask, but I've found it now, and will post some better pics tomorrow  ;D

Cheers, D

Offline chopin-liszt

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Re: Mdina fish / axe vase, help with signiture
« Reply #13 on: April 03, 2015, 11:25:56 AM »
Looking at the second last image, it does seem to me that you have the double strapping going across the middle, but I can't make out whether these is a double wing casing. You may have to study and feel it carefully to work it out.

The more I see of these very angular Tortoiseshell Fish vases, the more I like them. I reckon they're one of the very top designs ever produced at Mdina.
Cheers, Sue (M)

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