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Author Topic: 'Ice cut' vase with Harris signature........  (Read 1818 times)

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Offline Nemmie

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Re: 'Ice cut' vase with Harris signature........
« Reply #40 on: October 07, 2017, 06:33:48 AM »
It seems that you used to agree with my opinions on this subject.

Interested to know what changed your mind John.

http://www.glassmessages.com/index.php?topic=51890.0

These large ming bottles aren't that scarce. Shortly before this one appeared at auction, I saw one for sale at Detling that was unsigned with a similar pontil mark, you could say it was its twin. ;)

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Re: 'Ice cut' vase with Harris signature........
« Reply #41 on: October 07, 2017, 07:02:32 AM »
That was four years ago, I have since seen more of the same and discussed them with Ron W. Every example was on a bit of Seaward from IoWSG, apparently for what must have been a relatively short period of time a ''studio version' of MH's signature was used.

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Re: 'Ice cut' vase with Harris signature........
« Reply #42 on: October 07, 2017, 07:34:45 AM »
"His signature could vary a little, no surprise really. To judge I look for one made with a diamond point engraver, the expected format and usually beautifully engraved well formed characters"

Is what you said four years ago and that is exactly what I look for today. I don't see the expected format or beautifully engraved well formed characters on the Ming bottle or the many other items that have appeared with this type of signature over the last few years.

I think anyone who puts them side by side on their computer screen will be in agreement.
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Re: 'Ice cut' vase with Harris signature........
« Reply #43 on: October 07, 2017, 10:22:15 AM »
My general obsevation, now that I think about it carefully, is that there are far more MDG large bottles around than Mdina ones.
I also trust John's opinion on the matter of pawmarks more than anybodys, including my own.  ;D

I have managed to photograph a genuine signature I have, it's not straight, the word glass actually curls over the side of the base and onto the body of the charger.
The size of his writing varies between different pieces too.
Cheers, Sue (M)
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Re: 'Ice cut' vase with Harris signature........
« Reply #44 on: October 07, 2017, 11:44:35 AM »
Thank's for showing us that Sue,

I note that it is only on 2 lines.

Here is a not very clear image of the base of a lollipop I bought today.......

I will post a clearer image and an image of the vase it's self when I receive it.

cheers,

Patrick.

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Re: 'Ice cut' vase with Harris signature........
« Reply #45 on: October 07, 2017, 01:16:59 PM »
The lollipop you bought today is the one I too was bidding on, absolutely right signature and remarkably looks like some signatures he did at IOWSG. The amethyst Pulled ears vase was particularly nice in that lot too!

A lovely purchase.

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Re: 'Ice cut' vase with Harris signature........
« Reply #46 on: October 07, 2017, 02:08:37 PM »
It is extra nice because of the different internal effect achieved that differs from my example at the beginning of this topic.
Similar to the one discussed here.........
http://www.glassmessages.com/index.php/topic,64876.0.html

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Re: 'Ice cut' vase with Harris signature........
« Reply #47 on: October 07, 2017, 03:18:51 PM »
They are all splendid, that's one of the things I find most appealing about his glass, they're all so unique and come in all manner of forms and colours! Perfect I think!


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Re: 'Ice cut' vase with Harris signature........
« Reply #49 on: October 07, 2017, 05:50:14 PM »
Kevin has very kindly sent me an image of the pawmark on the Ming bottle.
I agree with John, absolutely. Nothing wrong with it at all.

Thank-you Kevin! :-*
Cheers, Sue (M)
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