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Post by ikod on March 11th 2016, 10:39 am

Can anyone explain to me, i think i read somewhere, that if the glass is signed, it was made by the author of the piece. Is it true?
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Post by NaomiM on March 11th 2016, 10:57 am

It could be the glass company and/or the glass blower and/or the designer - someone may have designed the original pattern before the company put it into production and others have actually made it or at least finished it off. Sometimes it has the company name and the maker's/designer's initials

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Post by ikod on March 11th 2016, 11:25 am

I'm talking about the times when it has company and maker's initials, because i can find pieces which has it and totally the same pieces without any signature, what is the difference between them.
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Post by denbydump on March 11th 2016, 3:57 pm

A lot of the IIttala moulded pieces by Tapio Wirkkala are initialled "TW" but I
wouldn't have thought he actually made them, just designed them.

Did Per Lutken make all his signed pieces of Holmegaard?
I doubt it somehow.
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Post by ikod on March 12th 2016, 5:10 pm

Yeah but still what's the difference between signed and not signed
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Post by Potty on March 12th 2016, 6:09 pm

ikod wrote:Yeah but still what's the difference between signed and not signed

If the same item signed or unsigned, the difference is the value and it can be quite considerable.

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Post by NaomiM on March 12th 2016, 6:43 pm

Yes, value. An unsigned piece by a company which usually signs them implies it's a second or a fake

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Post by ikod on March 18th 2016, 10:45 pm

But i found a lot of pieces that are unsigned, but they are not fake.
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Post by NaomiM on March 18th 2016, 11:53 pm

It depends on whether the glassware is USUALLY signed or not. Yes, there are a lot of pieces that are not signed because they are designed by someone and then mass produced in the factory.

Items which are limited editions and/or made by the designer personally, or finished off by a trained glass technician, are far more likely to be signed. And those that are not are likely to be seconds or fakes

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