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1884 Victorian Stourbridge Pink Custard Rose Bowl

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Victorian Era182 of 950Cobalt vase.  Age and maker unknown.   Lavendar Opaline Bottle from Victorian Dresser Set
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Posted 8 months ago

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LeahGoodwin
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Here we have Victorian rose bowl, blown of cased glass in three coloured layers. Interior is opal white with an overlay of a translucent custard coloured glass. Exterior is pink. Glass is completely glossy, not satin. Where the pontil mark would be on the bottom of the rose bowl, is a colourless crystal applied prunt with a flower stamp in center. There is three applied claw style feet to serve as the base and each are cut and polished on the bottom with a slight beveled edge. Glows neon green under a black light.

3-1/2" tall. 4-1/2" wide.

The last pic is an advertisement from Mappin and Webb (British Retailer) from 1894. Look at #140 to confirm the shape.

Thank you, Scottvez for adding John Walsh Walsh as a strong possibility.

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  1. DrFluffy DrFluffy, 8 months ago
    It's sooo pretty... Almost delicious enough to eat
  2. LeahGoodwin LeahGoodwin, 8 months ago
    Thank you, Nldionne and Nadia! :)
  3. LeahGoodwin LeahGoodwin, 8 months ago
    Thank you, Kevin.
  4. Moonstonelover21 Moonstonelover21, 8 months ago
    Beautiful...
  5. Alfredo Alfredo, 8 months ago
    HEH, HEH, how do you know the retailer was NOT selling Czech Victorian?
  6. LeahGoodwin LeahGoodwin, 8 months ago
    Thanks, Lee for the compliment.

    @Al, I do have another 1884 retail catalog page from Mappin & Webb, London. The examples are pink with yellow custard. I'll send it to you. Overall, for now - I don't believe the examples in the catalog page to be Bohemian and going with British until something else comes up.

    If I can find anything as a comparison to share, look at this link of a S&W Matsunoke Vase, you will notice the colour to be blue - opal white and yellow custard. 1884, is the same year Stevens & Williams registered Fredrick Carder's design, Matsu-no-ke. Many British companies were also producing (applied) flowers and insects during this time. Harrach was also doing the same to cater to the English market. So I do understand with looking at the catalog page, why you would mention, Czech Victorian.

    Scroll down the page to view, btw.

    http://www.antiquecolouredglass.info/Stevens%20&%20Williams%20Antique%20Glass.htm

    http://www.antiquecolouredglass.info/images/Stevens%20and%20Williams%20Mat%20su%20Noke%20Vases.jpg




  7. LeahGoodwin LeahGoodwin, 8 months ago
    Thank you, Mani - Smiata - Mike - Phil - Inky - Scott - Al - Jay - AmberRose - Aldo78 - Toolate2 and MacArt. :)
  8. scottvez scottvez, 7 months ago
    John Walsh Walsh is also a possibility.

    scott
  9. SEAN68 SEAN68, 7 months ago
    STUNNING AND LOVE IT:)
  10. LeahGoodwin LeahGoodwin, 7 months ago
    Thank you, Sean and Scott for the comments. :)

    Thank you for the love, Charlie - Sean - Aldo78 - Brat - Gary - and Petey. :)
  11. scottvez scottvez, 7 months ago
    Interesting article with very similar piece pictured:

    http://www.theglassmuseum.com/johnwalshwalsh.htm

    scott
  12. LeahGoodwin LeahGoodwin, 7 months ago
    Good work, Scott. I would definitely say it's a match. Thank you for looking into it and will revise the posting. The other vase that is pictured with the rose bowl from the link, I have the 1884 Mappen and Webb advertisement also for this shape. The colour is also a perfect match as well. If you like, send me an email and I will be happy to show you, Scott. Leahpia6@aol.com
  13. LeahGoodwin LeahGoodwin, 7 months ago
    Thank you, Trudy and AmberRose! :)

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