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Author Topic: Signed Kralik jug?  (Read 858 times)

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Offline uphoosier

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Signed Kralik jug?
« on: July 19, 2007, 09:08:15 PM »
I can't find any indication that Kralik ever signed a piece in this manner.  Assuming a previous owner etched the name on to remind him of what it was, was he correct?  It is 10" tall.  The finish is iridescent.  The white design is trailed - it is on, not in the red.  All opinions are appreciated.  Thanks for looking. 
Ken
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Re: Signed Kralik jug?
« Reply #1 on: July 19, 2007, 09:25:43 PM »

Hi Ken,

Take a look here, where there is an example of a Kralik signature: http://www.glasscollector.net/Signature%20Pages/GlassSignaturesJ2O.html
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Re: Signed Kralik jug?
« Reply #2 on: July 19, 2007, 10:08:01 PM »
Hi,
Be careful, neither Ken's item mark, or the signature in Della's link look consistent with the period.. The link one looks like a dremel job. If it were copper-wheel engraved, I would expect it to show better definition. (Sorry Brian, when you say contemporary, do you mean our era?)
Kralik were known to use an acid-etched mark of Tcheco-slovaquie, in an oval, for serious pieces, and I would be expecting to see that mark and or a diamond pen signature. Signing using a diamond pen would surely bring a better defined mark. Production items, such as Della's recent iridised water service probably would have only carried a paper label.

I have my doubts, but what would I know?

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Re: Signed Kralik jug?
« Reply #3 on: July 20, 2007, 12:15:10 AM »
I was pretty certain the mark was not  real Kralik.  So, forgetting the mark, what might the vase be?

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Re: Signed Kralik jug?
« Reply #4 on: July 20, 2007, 07:54:51 AM »
I would suspect Makora, Poland.

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