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Stevens & Williams Victorian art glass bowl - pink stripes with machine threading & uranium crest

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    Posted 8 months ago

    IronLace
    (644 items)

    Firstly, many thanks to Penny for this truly stunning piece of Victorian art glass.
    Attributed to Stevens & Williams of Stourbridge, the bowl is made from clear glass with pink stripes that radiate outwards from the centre of the base. The outside of the bowl is covered in extremely fine clear machine threading, & there is an applied yellow - green crest on the crimped top rim. The applied crest contains uranium & produces an intense glow under UV light.
    The bowl measures around 6.5 cm tall, 14.5 cm across the top rim, & 4.5 cm across the applied, clear footed base, which has the shape of a flattened disc, & is 9 mm thick.
    The top rim has an affinity with the "jack in the pulpit" form more typically seen on vases of the period, in that it is slightly pulled upwards at the back, & pulled out in a peak at the front.
    I cannot praise enough the artistry, skill, & remarkable attention to detail evident in this piece. And it is in immaculate condition, too.
    Circa 1880s.
    Last photo is one for all the folks out there who enjoy pink things, glass & otherwise. And also as a virtual bouquet sent with much appreciation to inky...

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    Comments

    1. Newfld Newfld, 8 months ago
      Gorgeous pink bowl & your photos are fantastic
    2. IronLace IronLace, 8 months ago
      Many thanks, Jenni!
    3. Michelleb007 Michelleb007, 8 months ago
      What a stunning bowl, ironlace! Your photos are wonderful, too. I also have Penny to thank for quite a few pieces; isn’t she a sweetheart? :)
    4. vetraio50 vetraio50, 8 months ago
      Pink rules !!!!
    5. racer4four racer4four, 8 months ago
      Sweet piece!
    6. IronLace IronLace, 8 months ago
      Thanks so much, Michelle - & yes, Penny is an absolute star!
    7. IronLace IronLace, 8 months ago
      Cheers, Kevin! :-)
    8. IronLace IronLace, 8 months ago
      Thanks also, Karen!
    9. inky inky, 8 months ago
      Such beautiful photos showing the bowl off perfectly.. love the bouquet... ;-)
    10. shareurpassion shareurpassion, 8 months ago
      Oh So Sweet!!! You come up with some crazy amazing pieces! This one is to the moon!!! Love, love it!
    11. IronLace IronLace, 8 months ago
      Much appreciated, Penny!
    12. IronLace IronLace, 8 months ago
      Thanks also, shareurpassion!

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