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Author Topic: MDINA - signed but by who - Dobson?  (Read 158 times)

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Offline paulnot

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MDINA - signed but by who - Dobson?
« on: May 05, 2019, 11:38:01 AM »
Hi

I picked up these two in a local flea market.  Both are marked "Mdina Glass 1975" - but one has both a label "Made in Malta" and is signed....

I think it is Eric Dobson... but not 100%...

I would really appreciate anyones views.

Thanks

Paul

p.s   size is 18 cm x 10cm x 10 cm...and are very heavy!

Offline chopin-liszt

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Re: MDINA - signed but by who - Dobson?
« Reply #1 on: May 05, 2019, 02:16:22 PM »
The "artist signatures" marks were made by either Eric Dobson or less often, Marie, V. Boffo's neice who worked in the packaging department. They each did make the mark look slightly different, and I have posted images of both here before.
I can't currently post them again because my pc died.
If you dig around this forum a bit you should be able to find them.  :)

It really doesn't matter though. They are just marks that indicate the studio thought they were good enough to have some sort of artist mark on and that there was time and equipment available for somebody to do it at that particular point in time.
They are not actually real artists' or glassmakers' marks. :)
Cheers, Sue (M)

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