Strange and Unique Markings

We’ve written before about fakes and reproductions with some fake signatures and artists’s names, as well as some foundry marks. Now we will give you some examples of just misspellings on the totally genuine statues. Some other markings are just unique.

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There are two misspellings her, the correct way is this –  “FABR. C.F.WOERFFEL”

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One last letter is missing here.

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Just a unique old way to write the letter “e”.

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Forgot to mention for how many years…

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Very rare example of Grachev’s signature, probably his own handwriting, with “V” in Cyrillic for Vasily.