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Author Topic: Boffo Mdina Jug  (Read 986 times)

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Offline WhatHo!

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Boffo Mdina Jug
« on: November 15, 2014, 01:05:34 PM »
Hi Guys, I picked this beauty today with what I hoping is an original twisel stick, lovely colour :) :) Is there any more martini jug with twisel sticks pics peeps can put up please?
http://www.the-saleroom.com/en-gb/auction-catalogues/fieldings-auctioneers-ltd/catalogue-id-2914718/lot-24514068?searchitem=true
Something you like, mail me! :)

Offline chopin-liszt

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Re: Boffo Mdina Jug
« Reply #1 on: November 15, 2014, 01:09:09 PM »
The twisel stick is right, as is the jug, obviously.
I've got a teal one to go with one of my teal jugs, and another untwisted, but cased, teal twizel stick with a horse's head on it, which goes with my other teal jug.
Cheers, Sue (M)

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Re: Boffo Mdina Jug
« Reply #2 on: November 15, 2014, 01:18:28 PM »
Hi,
 Well for 35.00 Hammer that has to be the bargain of the week............... :)

Cheers,

Patrick.


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Re: Boffo Mdina Jug
« Reply #3 on: March 12, 2015, 03:50:09 PM »
Hi Wolfie,

Do you know if this general design has been copied by any other glass producer since this was made ? I have something similar in flint which only holds half a pint (with some room at the top) . It has a polished pontil mark to the base which is very Whitefriars (I know this is common to a lot of glass but it just looks right) and I found it in a secondhand shop with some other Whitefriars glass. Did the  Boffos make anything like this at Whitefriars do you know ?
Mike

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Re: Boffo Mdina Jug
« Reply #4 on: March 12, 2015, 04:06:28 PM »
I think it sounds like it could be a Whitefriars martini pitcher -doesn't mean Boffo made it though. Do a board search

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Re: Boffo Mdina Jug
« Reply #5 on: March 12, 2015, 04:27:16 PM »
Thanks Christine , I've had a look and it doesn't look like the one Paul posted , it's  just a straight-sided jug with no handle . I don't wish to hijack this important thread so I will start a new one . ;)
Mike

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Re: Boffo Mdina Jug
« Reply #6 on: March 13, 2015, 12:57:04 AM »
Hi Mike, yes Boffo did make jugs at Whitefriars (its in the workbooks) also Martini jugs and sticks. Here is an example, http://www.whitefriars.com/catalogues/contents.php?id=1710
Something you like, mail me! :)

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Re: Boffo Mdina Jug
« Reply #7 on: March 13, 2015, 11:27:08 PM »
Thanks Wolfie ,thats interesting,  I was hoping Whitefriars might have produced a handle-less one. Mine has the same shape as the 1.5 pint flint one but without the handle and is smaller at 6.5 inches .It might be Krosno though as Anne suggested in the other thread.
Mike

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Re: Boffo Mdina Jug
« Reply #8 on: March 14, 2015, 12:31:56 AM »
Oppps, 9508 doesn't have a handle  ::)
Mike

 

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