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Author Topic: Sowerby Pressed Glass Comport / Cake dish  (Read 582 times)

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Offline rosecottagesales

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Sowerby Pressed Glass Comport / Cake dish
« on: October 13, 2008, 07:03:40 AM »
Hi all. I just bought a glass comport from a secondhand shop. It was clear in colour with rd no: 113560 and a peacock mark....Can anyone here date this item for me please? Cheers..Brenton...BTW, although the dish appears to be flint, it actually react to the UV light and turned green :)

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Re: Sowerby Pressed Glass Comport / Cake dish
« Reply #1 on: October 13, 2008, 07:12:40 AM »
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Glen  :)
Just released—Carnival from Finland & Norway e-book!
Also, Riihimäki e-book and Carnival from Sweden e-book.
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Re: Sowerby Pressed Glass Comport / Cake dish
« Reply #2 on: October 13, 2008, 10:21:17 AM »
The dull green is usually caused by the presence of the decoloriser manganese. It does NOT contain uranium

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