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Pair of Mdina Studio Glass Tortoiseshell Vases c1975

Heading : Mdina studio glass vase

Date : c1975
Period : Elizabeth II
Origin : Mdina, Malta

Colour : Mottled amber and brown
Body : Squat with a narrow neck and flared rim 
Pontil : Polished, signed Mdina 
Glass Type : Lead
Size : 11cm tall, 9.4cm in diameter
Condition : Excellent, no chips or cracks
Restoration : None
Weight : 960 grams combined

The tortoiseshell pattern is one of the most popular made by Mdina. The shell of the endangered Hawksbill sea turtle with its mottled dark brown or reddish-brown pattern was the inspiration behind this range

References : Examples of the tortoiseshell pattern can be seen in,

Michael Harris Mdina Glass & Studio Glass by Mark Hill – Page 81-82 

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