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Offline MaltaGlass

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Is this Mdina Glass ?
« on: September 12, 2018, 11:21:28 AM »
I am posting a photo of a vase, it looks like it has a grid pattern, as far as I know I have never seen this colour with a grid pattern. So would appreciate to know if it could be Mdina or possibly Mdg.

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Re: Is this Mdina Glass ?
« Reply #1 on: September 12, 2018, 11:22:26 AM »
Photo of base

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Re: Is this Mdina Glass ?
« Reply #2 on: September 12, 2018, 12:36:26 PM »
I think it's either one or the other. The base texture will tell you which. (A sort of "Batutto" style, not flat, for MDG
There are pieces like this from Mdina, with a very pale grid pattern, I have a cylinder which is quite pale and yellow with just a silvery grid. So I would not rule this pale bubbly one out at all.
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Re: Is this Mdina Glass ?
« Reply #3 on: September 12, 2018, 12:39:44 PM »
Thank you Sue :-) would this be early 70`s ?

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Re: Is this Mdina Glass ?
« Reply #4 on: September 12, 2018, 01:27:36 PM »
Probably. It has a wide slim flange, (and the grid) so it's after the Boffos arrived.
It's not a standard execution, so likely early-ish.
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Re: Is this Mdina Glass ?
« Reply #5 on: September 12, 2018, 01:42:55 PM »
Thank you  :D

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Re: Is this Mdina Glass ?
« Reply #6 on: September 12, 2018, 02:05:32 PM »
I've found pics of my yellow cylinder.
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Re: Is this Mdina Glass ?
« Reply #7 on: September 12, 2018, 02:25:14 PM »
Thanks,  that is a very nice cylinder!!!

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Re: Is this Mdina Glass ?
« Reply #8 on: September 12, 2018, 05:56:11 PM »
I don't see Mdina in the OP's vase, the shape, colour and that pattern of bubbles with black speckles all make me think another maker, unfortunately no idea who.

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Re: Is this Mdina Glass ?
« Reply #9 on: September 12, 2018, 06:12:31 PM »
 :) I didn't see black speckles. There are darker small areas in some bubbles, but I didn't think they were actual bits.
But I'm not wearing my close-up glasses. :-[

Your doubts make me doubt myself, John. Your eyes are much better than mine too.
The shape is a bit too flat at the bottom isn't it?
And now I'm doubting the colour too.
Two sets of eyes are better than one. And yours are better than mine. ::)

Was it found in Malta?
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