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Author Topic: Experimental large textured vase.  (Read 363 times)

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Offline chopin-liszt

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Re: Experimental large textured vase.
« Reply #10 on: September 06, 2019, 07:31:41 PM »
Early on, finishes were pretty random. Right at the start, they had no polishing equipment and it had to be taken somewhere for it. Whether or not it got taken depended on a member of staff having time to do that.
Even when they got the gear, whether or not it got used, or a mark made, all depended on whether or not somebody had the time. The shop was selling stuff so fast, seconds and unfinished things ended up on the shop shelves, just to keep it going. Everybody ended up "mucking in" a bit - hence Marie from the packaging department, and Eric Dobson the manager, being the two people who made most of the marks.
The Boffos introduced the polishing of the round mark when they arrived, but Mdina stopped doing that when Vicente Boffo got shifted to MDG.
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Re: Experimental large textured vase.
« Reply #11 on: September 06, 2019, 07:34:45 PM »
The bottle in the link does not appear to have a signature, but it is definitely a Michael Harris design, even if he didn't actually make it.
It's got a broken pontil mark - perfectly consistent with this early period.
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Re: Experimental large textured vase.
« Reply #12 on: September 06, 2019, 08:41:10 PM »
Thanks Sue ..... Info added to mental database.
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