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Author Topic: Mdina colours / silver chloride - IOWSG, St John's G,or Kerry G ?  (Read 245 times)

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Offline Scott13

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Hi, any help with an attribution - an educated guess will do - greatly appreciated  :).

Has the flame pontil mark ( flame on the left hand side ).
I understand however that Kerry Glass and St John's Glass also used the flame pontil mark  - hence
my uncertainty!

It's only about 5cm high.

For what it's worth, my uneducated guess would be that it's IOWSG - based on its colours.

Thanks for looking.

Scott

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Re: Mdina colours / silver chloride - IOWSG, St John's G,or Kerry G ?
« Reply #1 on: August 26, 2017, 03:20:06 PM »

Sorry left out the pontil mark one  !

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Re: Mdina colours / silver chloride - IOWSG, St John's G,or Kerry G ?
« Reply #2 on: August 27, 2017, 12:29:47 PM »
IoWSG. The others didn't use silver chloride. :)
Some early IoWSG does contain teal coloured enamels that came from Mdina, the Harris family took all they owned back with them when they left Malta.
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Re: Mdina colours / silver chloride - IOWSG, St John's G,or Kerry G ?
« Reply #3 on: August 27, 2017, 07:58:45 PM »

Hi Sue, many thanks for the good news  :)
I really like its colours, swirls and bubbles - so much going on, in such a small space  - amazing !

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Re: Mdina colours / silver chloride - IOWSG, St John's G,or Kerry G ?
« Reply #4 on: August 28, 2017, 12:02:40 PM »
It is a very pretty one, not quite their "normal" style and showing influence/carry on from Mdina.
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Re: Mdina colours / silver chloride - IOWSG, St John's G,or Kerry G ?
« Reply #5 on: August 29, 2017, 08:31:20 PM »

Yes, I find it quite captivating !
And many thanks for the information you provided  :)

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