Contemporary maker's mark

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Contemporary maker's mark

Postby spobby » Fri Nov 22, 2019 12:53 pm

Shot in the dark, but does anyone know the maker of this modernistic piece please?
Have emailed Dublin assay office but with no reply as yet.
Thanks in advance
John
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Re: Contemporary maker's mark

Postby dognose » Fri Nov 22, 2019 1:55 pm

Hi John,

Great item. It's the work of the Kilkenny Design Workshops.

See: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kilkenny_Design_Workshops

and: https://www.rte.ie/archives/2014/1201/6 ... workshops/

Trev.

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Re: Contemporary maker's mark

Postby spobby » Fri Nov 22, 2019 2:00 pm

Brilliant!
Many thanks

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Re: Contemporary maker's mark

Postby spobby » Fri Nov 22, 2019 2:03 pm

*Hangs head*
Realising it was a 'K' & should have looked closer at Phil's page .. doh!

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Re: Contemporary maker's mark

Postby dognose » Fri Nov 22, 2019 2:05 pm

Indeed, here's the link for others:

http://www.silvermakersmarks.co.uk/Make ... -JL.html#K

Trev.

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Re: Contemporary maker's mark

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Re: Contemporary maker's mark

Postby spobby » Mon Nov 25, 2019 7:20 am

On trying to describe the purpose of this piece to others, I have come up against a barrier.
Does any one have any idea of its purpose? Does it have one? A modernistic chalice? Vase? 9 cms high x 7.5 cms square.
Any help appreciated.
Thanks
John
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Re: Contemporary maker's mark

Postby silvermakersmarks » Mon Nov 25, 2019 5:14 pm

It looks like a modern take on a tyg (a drinking vessel).

Phil

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Re: Contemporary maker's mark

Postby spobby » Tue Nov 26, 2019 10:23 am

That works for me.
Thanks Phil


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