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Re: Interesting Charles Schneider Style piece ID Help Please
« Reply #10 on: October 17, 2011, 11:46:00 PM »
What would the original sig have been etched with?


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Re: Interesting Charles Schneider Style piece ID Help Please
« Reply #11 on: October 18, 2011, 12:04:52 AM »
Acid
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Re: Interesting Charles Schneider Style piece ID Help Please
« Reply #12 on: October 18, 2011, 12:40:20 AM »
For info, there are two pics below of the signature (which is approx 3/4 inch / 19mm in width ) on my vase. One pic is from about 10 inch distance and the other is ultra close up.

Note that this signature does not have the hyphen, but with a date of 1928 this ties in quite well with information in Roger Dodsworth's article on Gray-Stan in British Glass Between The Wars.

I hope my example is genuine. :wsh:
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Re: Interesting Charles Schneider Style piece ID Help Please
« Reply #13 on: October 18, 2011, 12:44:55 AM »
Frank, when you say etched with acid, are you just referring to the "block caps" version? Surely the hand formed sigs were done with a tool of some type, thus accounting for variations on the theme.
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Re: Interesting Charles Schneider Style piece ID Help Please
« Reply #14 on: October 18, 2011, 01:28:22 AM »
I agree with Kevin, the hand formed sigs have to use an engraving tool of some sort.....right?


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Re: Interesting Charles Schneider Style piece ID Help Please
« Reply #15 on: October 19, 2011, 11:22:50 PM »
Hello,

I can understand Frank's reservations, but I have to say whether the mark is right, or wrong, this IS a piece of Gray-Stan in a known and recorded shape. See Parkington Part I, 16 October 1997 lot 373 for a yellow and orange example.

As for the signature, they vary greatly, but can generally be split into two versions, both being produced by use of an engraving tool (wheel? or diamond?). One is small and neat, the other larger and looser in interpretation. Naturally, they vary individually.

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Re: Interesting Charles Schneider Style piece ID Help Please
« Reply #16 on: October 20, 2011, 10:25:41 AM »
 :mrgreen:
Wonderful!!  I am jealous and very pleased for you.
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Re: Interesting Charles Schneider Style piece ID Help Please
« Reply #17 on: October 20, 2011, 01:02:35 PM »
That's good Nigel, glad you dropped by. It was the stuttering in the tail that suggested Dremel as signing using a diamond point or other tool in a practised hand does not result in such a stutter!
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Re: Interesting Charles Schneider Style piece ID Help Please
« Reply #18 on: October 21, 2011, 11:15:56 PM »
Thanks Nigel!!! Maybe the signer was just having on off day.  Now the question is keep or sell? not something I really collect


 

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