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    Posted 4 months ago

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    I have no idea who made it or how old it is. There are four stylised thistles on the lid, pink, yellow, blue and orange. There are eight on the base, designed to line up with the ones on the lid. The design is precisely placed on lid and base. The quality of the enamelling is very good indeed. There are no marks of wear on the base at all. But is there anyone doing enamelling like this these days?
    In the first image the bowl is full of cotton wool for clarity.

    Diameter and Height to finial, 10cm./4 inches

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    1. Newfld Newfld, 4 months ago
      Absolutely beautiful, the thistle design is really lovely
    2. sklo42 sklo42, 4 months ago
      Thank you, Newfld, for a great comment. It's very welcome.
    3. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 4 months ago
      The thisle design would really give appeal to those who love anything Scottish. The Art Nouveau look is complete here, giving this glass piece total glory which any person would treasure !~
    4. sklo42 sklo42, 4 months ago
      PhilDMorris, thank you. Your comment is very pleasing as I trust your ability to place a piece in it's period far more than I would my own.
    5. Ivonne Ivonne, 4 months ago
      Oh,what a beautiful and precise art work.
    6. Michelleb007 Michelleb007, 4 months ago
      So bright and cheerful! I can see why you were drawn to it. The thistles are wonderful!
    7. racer4four racer4four, 4 months ago
      The top down view is beautiful. The thistles!
      No wonder you picked this up.
    8. sklo42 sklo42, 4 months ago
      Iwona, Michelle and Karen, thank you all three for such positive comments. Much appreciated ????
    9. sklo42 sklo42, 4 months ago
      Ignore the question marks, they came up when I clicked on an emoji.
    10. RightWing, 4 months ago
      the top lid makes me think of thistle plants.. sweet piece...
    11. sklo42 sklo42, 4 months ago
      RightWing I think that is the idea.

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