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Author Topic: Australian - dichroic & lampwork figures. ID = Marc Kalifa, Australia  (Read 4145 times)

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Offline misha

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First paperweight I purchased in 1992.
Definitely Australian maker because it came from a gallery exhibiting their works in Glebe - Sydney.
I don't think it was a Sydney based artist... possibly Nth Coast NSW.
Wasn't the best pwt available at the time, didn't have the funds for a larger 'sister' with better defined  dichroic element and lampwork figures. Still interesting.
Also purchased a mushroom sculpture [ex No.1 has it] I think made by same artist.

I've used yellow colour pencil to highlight engraved signature. 

Lost receipt long ago defining artist, ID help now would be most appreciated.
I'm on a mission to catalogue all in collection/accumulation, and sell excess to needs.

Pontil scar area is flame polished and pressed in, presenting not unlike the top of an apple.
So it goes.

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Offline brewster

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Re: Definitely Australian - dichroic with lampwork figures. ID = ?
« Reply #1 on: January 01, 2015, 01:22:04 PM »
Marc Kalifa of Maleny in Queensland. See the thread below for a couple of other examples of his paperweights and signatures:,23427

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