Not too far off you know. It's related.
Sam Herman came over to the RCA in London in '67, he
inspired Michael Harris there to take up Studio Glass work himself, so he went off and founded Mdina. Shortly after he left Malta, he went to the Isle of Wight and set up the Studio there.
Your vase wouldn't have existed without Sam's influence. And it's from the same time period, roughly, as Jam Factory.