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Author Topic: Mushroom (Maltese maybe?) - ID = Mtarfa  (Read 473 times)

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Offline stevetheb

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Mushroom (Maltese maybe?) - ID = Mtarfa
« on: September 10, 2013, 04:13:59 PM »
About 7.5 cms tall.

Signed - but I can't make sense of the signature  - looks to start with an M/N and end with an i? 

Just a feeling that it maybe Maltese, but no idea.

Anyone have a suggestion. With grateful thanks in advance.

Steve

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Re: Mushroom (Maltese maybe?)
« Reply #1 on: September 10, 2013, 04:17:08 PM »
You are correct, it is Maltese, the name of the maker is Mtarfa.  :)
Nice!
Cheers, Sue (M)

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Re: Mushroom (Maltese maybe?)
« Reply #2 on: September 10, 2013, 04:19:18 PM »
Thank you - I have some Mtarfa birds, but the signature looked quite different... which threw me.

Worth the 50p then?!

Thanks for the information.

Steve

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Re: Mushroom (Maltese maybe?)
« Reply #3 on: September 10, 2013, 04:32:33 PM »
If I'd seen it for 50p, it would be gracing my shelves.  :P
I like glass mushrooms popping up everywhere amongst my other bits of glass. I'm currently looking at a Mtarfa one which sits on top of my computer boxy thing - blue at the bottom, yellow at the top, with browny splodges on it.
Cheers, Sue (M)

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