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Author Topic: Exbor replicas? or fakes??  (Read 249 times)

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Offline assaf

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Re: Exbor replicas? or fakes??
« Reply #10 on: February 01, 2018, 08:21:16 AM »
A beautiful fish indeed, Matt! (Unfortunately, I don't have an Exbor fish yet.... :'( )
I never saw the Honzik Exbor fish together with the cut lenses, which also appear on the very rare Roubicek fish (there is a low-quality picture of it in 'Contemporary Art Glass' by Ray & Lee Grover).
Can you share when and where you found this fish?

Robert, thanks. just to confirm what you wrote about the Exbor hedgehogs - I just saw a current listing on eBay of a hedgehog with the Pauly&C. label - https://www.ebay.com/itm/VINTAGE-ART-GLASS-EXBOR-BATTUTO-HEDGEHOG-with-Pauly-Co-Label/173118893901?hash=item284eb0af4d:g:vWYAAOSw8d9U1rrK

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Re: Exbor replicas? or fakes??
« Reply #11 on: February 01, 2018, 09:36:48 AM »
a better picture of the Roubicek fish with the cut lenses can also be seen in CGR 1969/11.

Assaf

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Re: Exbor replicas? or fakes??
« Reply #12 on: February 01, 2018, 10:06:36 PM »
Hi Assaf, the fish was an ebay purchase from a seller in Germany. I also have not seen any other Exbor fish with cut lenses.

I've found an old South African listing for a Honzik and Rozinek fish with the same acid stamp

https://www.bidorbuy.co.za/item/306693289/A_VERY_RARE_CULT_ITEM_EXBOR_FISH_GLASS_SCULPTURE_DESIGNED_BY_ROZINEK_AND_HONZIK_IN_THE_1960s.html

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Re: Exbor replicas? or fakes??
« Reply #13 on: February 03, 2018, 01:45:55 PM »
Thanks for this picture Matt, it is a very nice example, of the fish and the mark.
I still would love to find some explanation to the two different variation of the etched mark... Hope someday someone would be able to answer this...

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Re: Exbor replicas? or fakes??
« Reply #14 on: February 03, 2018, 05:54:19 PM »
Factories do sometimes change their marks and labels from time to time, i assume that's all it is, but it would be nice to know what era each mark relates too.

Matt

 

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