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Offline adam20

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Mdina Birds?
« on: September 10, 2012, 02:31:13 PM »
A lovely group of two sitting birds in what looks like a typical Mdina cased glass, 4.5" long, 3" high - take a look at the marks to base - I have some doubts it says Mdina - could be wrong and its just the way they have been signed - mmm.

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Re: Mdina Birds?
« Reply #1 on: September 10, 2012, 02:44:54 PM »
As thought, these are indeed Mdina, some of the scripting can be a little difficult to read sometimes. I think these pieces are relatively recent in date, perhaps 80s/90s I would presume.

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Re: Mdina Birds?
« Reply #2 on: September 10, 2012, 02:50:27 PM »
Thanks Greg - searched a bit and found similar on eBay - nice but not uncommon.

Adam

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Re: Mdina Birds?
« Reply #3 on: September 10, 2012, 02:58:44 PM »
Your welcome, its hard to believe these read Mdina sometimes!  Quite a few of these later pieces have almost unfathomable scripting on them.  :)

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Re: Mdina Birds?
« Reply #4 on: September 10, 2012, 03:07:59 PM »
Greg is right Adam, a lot of sellers think the signature says Molina...but they make borosilicate glass bongs for smoking hash!!

This is a lovely pair of Mdina Lovebirds, and if described as that, usually sell well, especially around Valentine's time.
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Re: Mdina Birds?
« Reply #5 on: September 10, 2012, 03:11:57 PM »
Thanks Rosie. I like this style of Mdina and have a few bits it will go with. Same dealer has some lovely Mdina (tall bottles and perfumes) I must see if he will let me photo them, he is a very nice man.

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