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Offline chopin-liszt

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Re: hi could someone help please?
« Reply #10 on: November 30, 2012, 11:39:03 AM »
 :) It often helps to take the picture at a slight angle. A base can be polished flat, cut and polished flat, either with or without arrises (tiny bevels on the edges of a flat polished surface); flattened on a marver and the pontil mark polished out, or roughly ground out, if it has been moulded, it will simply be mould shaped - and if there are seams showing from the moulds, they can either have been left - or polished off. The shape of the base of the mould can help a lot in identifying a piece too.

Bottoms may look boring, but they contains a wealth of information, so even if it simply looks flat, we still want to see the flatness - and any lumps, bumps, scratches or nicks on it.  :)
Cheers, Sue (M)

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