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Author Topic: Boat Shape bowl (ID: Sowerby boat, #2480)  (Read 584 times)

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Offline Gilead

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Boat Shape bowl (ID: Sowerby boat, #2480)
« on: March 19, 2008, 07:44:37 PM »
This Bowl is boat shape and could be Uranium but not sure, can any one tell me whom made it and when please, i seem to be finding a lot of glass in this colour, the pattern on the side is like two X then a flower with a star inside, hope my description help to define this, piece,
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Offline Glen

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Re: Boat Shape bowl
« Reply #1 on: March 19, 2008, 07:57:08 PM »
This is a Sowerby piece. In Carnival we call it English Hobstar. It is Sowerby's Boat, number 2480. Circa 1930s (possibly late 1920s too). The sides may be curved in or straight. It is often found in a chrome basket with leaves.

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Offline Lustrousstone

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Re: Boat Shape bowl
« Reply #2 on: March 19, 2008, 08:07:52 PM »
I think that one's not uranium, wrong shade of Sowerby green. These are quite common but I have yet to find a uranium one so the date of this one is probably 40/50s onward (its the design that's 20s/30s)

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