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Title: Help me please - I am desperate to identify this
Post by: SarahT99! on October 13, 2021, 10:39:26 AM
Anyone know this signature
Title: Re: Help me please - I am desperate to identify this
Post by: Georgia on October 13, 2021, 12:36:06 PM
Just checking- I see three words here, do you as well when you look at the piece or am I seeing something that isnít truly there?

  Would you please share the form of the piece? That might help with dating or perhaps an artistís style too.
Title: Re: Help me please - I am desperate to identify this
Post by: SarahT99! on October 13, 2021, 03:49:46 PM
It is words as it is the signature of whoever made it. 
Title: Re: Help me please - I am desperate to identify this
Post by: SarahT99! on October 13, 2021, 03:51:59 PM
Here is another of signature. 
Title: Re: Help me please - I am desperate to identify this
Post by: Georgia on October 13, 2021, 04:10:30 PM
What a lovely piece! Let me do a bit of research and see if I can uncover anything which might help. Iím a new member here so perhaps a more seasoned member who is knowledgeable in Art Glass will also offer their insights.
Title: Re: Help me please - I am desperate to identify this
Post by: Georgia on October 13, 2021, 04:12:42 PM
It is words as it is the signature of whoever made it.

 Thanks for the clarification- I wasnít sure if it might be a sir name which had a prefix to it. Thatís why I wondered about seeing three distinct areas of writing.
 
Title: Re: Help me please - I am desperate to identify this
Post by: ahremck on October 13, 2021, 04:44:40 PM
The talc is a little erratic  This method works well with flat or nearly flat surfaces. 
1.  Take the item outdoors.
2.  Face away from the sun(to lessen reflections)
3.  Take the photo from a fairly low angle - this will make the base appear lighter(as it reflects the sky) and the siganture will be darker because it does not reflect.  Here is an example which shows what I mean.  Remember sharp focus is all as out of focus can't be readily fixed , if at all.

Ross
Title: Re: Help me please - I am desperate to identify this
Post by: Georgia on October 13, 2021, 05:04:33 PM
Was coming to suggest cream of tartar or baking soda. Glad to see someone beat me to it!
Title: Re: Help me please - I am desperate to identify this
Post by: chasdevlin on October 13, 2021, 07:54:00 PM
I would start by researching Murano artists.
Title: Re: Help me please - I am desperate to identify this
Post by: Lustrousstone on October 14, 2021, 10:32:04 AM
Murano looks unlikely to me
Title: Re: Help me please - I am desperate to identify this
Post by: ahremck on October 14, 2021, 01:37:42 PM
I agree with Lustrousstone - unlikely to be Murano.  I also doubt a Chinese origin with what I can see so far.

The main problem I have about making a suggestion is that there is no complete photo of the base. 
If the base has a pontil scar I would assume a small studio is most likely.
And if has a pontil scar, it would be helpful to know the place it was bought - location not the shop.

Ross