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Author Topic: Signed Dolphin, help with deciphering sig please  (Read 799 times)

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Signed Dolphin, help with deciphering sig please
« on: December 03, 2006, 12:01:07 PM »
Can anyone identify this signature for me?  I can't seem to work it out.  The dolphin is a lovely piece, good quality, and I would expect it to be a good maker?

http://glassgallery.yobunny.org.uk/displayimage.php?pos=-4284  the dolphin

http://glassgallery.yobunny.org.uk/displayimage.php?pos=-4285 the signature

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Thank you very much!

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Signed Dolphin, help with deciphering sig please
« Reply #1 on: December 03, 2006, 03:14:14 PM »
Looks like Bottow or Bottoni Murano to me!    :shock:  But Bottow doesn't sound like a very Italian name, and Bottoni means Buttons   :?  

Sorry!   :roll:
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« Reply #2 on: December 03, 2006, 03:18:11 PM »
Quote from: "Leni"
Looks like Bottow or Bottoni Murano to me!    :shock:  But Bottow doesn't sound like a very Italian name, and Bottoni means Buttons   :?  

Sorry!   :roll:


First I got Bottom  :roll:  :roll:

and then I got Bottorio.... which sounds more likely, but nothing on google.

Pretty though, isn't it!  One of those speculative pieces...
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Signed Dolphin, help with deciphering sig please
« Reply #3 on: December 05, 2006, 05:29:37 AM »
The letters in the middle couldn't be 'f's, could they? It doesn't help much though because there's no Boffow, Boffoni, or Boffone.

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Re: Signed Dolphin, help with deciphering sig please
« Reply #4 on: March 19, 2007, 03:19:09 PM »
Any further thoughts on this signature... as the Dolphin moves to the zoo?
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