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Offline adam20

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Caithness Flower Base Bowl
« on: July 14, 2011, 02:47:52 PM »
This seems to be a Caithness bowl first designed in 60s by Dohmnall o'Broin - Neodymium glass with thick paperweight like base which has a nine petal flower in white inset with pink and lilac washes - very like the typical eliptical bowl as said first designed in 60s but updated regularly - any info welcomed


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Re: Caithness Flower Base Bowl
« Reply #1 on: July 14, 2011, 03:19:10 PM »
It is from the Tranquillity range - sold between 1996 - 2001.
devised by Jimmy Manson & Jeneo Lewis with Colin Terris, I think this is the small rose bowl - info from Mark Hill's book.
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Re: Caithness Flower Base Bowl
« Reply #2 on: July 14, 2011, 03:37:45 PM »
Thanks JAK


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Re: Caithness Flower Base Bowl
« Reply #3 on: July 14, 2011, 04:11:20 PM »
Definitely a rose bowl.
 :pb: Where did I acquire the notion that this flower base was a Franco Toffolo design?  :spls:
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Re: Caithness Flower Base Bowl
« Reply #4 on: July 14, 2011, 10:25:26 PM »
Sizes/colours in 2001 given here on SG Originally in Stroma range.
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