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Offline CRAIG DEACONS

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« Reply #10 on: March 17, 2006, 06:42:25 PM »
Regarding this candle holder, This was not made by Franco in my studio. All pieces are scratch signed to avoid confusion. Looking at the way the breasts have been moulded, I would say this is a piece from Murano. It is however well within Franco's capability to produce this item. Regarding Franco's pieces being sold in Perth as Andrews says Franco has a small selected client base and is never short of work.

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« Reply #11 on: March 17, 2006, 07:11:01 PM »
Thanks John, does Franco sign or initial?
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« Reply #12 on: March 20, 2006, 06:26:12 PM »
Regarding Franco's signing of his work-Franco uses a motorized engraver to sign all his pieces this can be- FT- Franco or Franco Toffollo according to the piece. This has been the case in my studio. In the past he has used Giancarlo Toffollo. Incidentally Giancarlo means John in English. Franco is his chosen christian name.


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« Reply #13 on: March 20, 2006, 10:17:22 PM »
Ohhhhhhhh,


 I've got one of those ladies, but she is a ballet dancer, and its

signed "Franco Toffollo" on the base.

She is lovely with a white lattino skirt and white swirl bodice, and amber

frills. I'll post a pictute tomorrow, she is really lovely :lol:

Barbara

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« Reply #14 on: March 21, 2006, 12:26:46 PM »
Hi,

Here is my Franco Toffollo lady, and very nice she is to :D

http://i1.tinypic.com/rvvkma.jpg

http://i1.tinypic.com/rvvl01.jpg


Will be listing her soon as I don't want my cat to knock her off the shelf, and she's had a close call today :evil:  Blooming animal!!

Barbara

 

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