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Re: IOW Michael Harris Bottle - dates/info?
« Reply #10 on: August 27, 2011, 09:20:31 PM »
Known as blue and white swirls.

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Re: IOW Michael Harris Bottle - dates/info?
« Reply #11 on: August 27, 2011, 09:24:15 PM »
Thanks John!
Many thanks, Anthony


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Re: IOW Michael Harris Bottle - dates/info?
« Reply #12 on: August 28, 2011, 11:47:31 AM »
John being very.... quiet there. Probably having a seething fit of the greens!
Coachbolt pontil mark - very early, very, very desirable, scarce blue and white swirls design - and it's a big flattened perfume bottle - a very desirable shape - and it's got it's stopper!
(Don't aks my why it's called a perfume bottle - the stoppers don't fit and it's far too big, and trying to pour liquid from it would be next to impossible.)
Cheers, Sue (M)

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Re: IOW Michael Harris Bottle - dates/info?
« Reply #13 on: August 28, 2011, 03:26:00 PM »
I agree. 'Blue & White Swirls'. More info here: http://iowstudioglass.wikidot.com/bluewhite A very nice piece and rare. It is the first time I have seen a Blue & White Swirls perfume bottle. Nevertheless it seems that Blue & White Swirls and Seaward were produced in the same shapes at about the same time.

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Re: IOW Michael Harris Bottle - dates/info?
« Reply #14 on: August 28, 2011, 04:12:26 PM »
Not perfume bottles, that really is the wrong description. Mark Hill refers to one in his book as a "bottle" (p79).  Stoppered bottle if you want, I think of them as squat bottles or squat vases if they have no stopper..... ::)

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Re: IOW Michael Harris Bottle - dates/info?
« Reply #15 on: August 28, 2011, 04:31:38 PM »
Have you any idea where the "perfume" part of the description for these appeared from John?
I'm aware it's been in general use for these for some time, despite the complete and utter lack of "perfume bottle" qualia to the pieces.
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Re: IOW Michael Harris Bottle - dates/info?
« Reply #16 on: August 28, 2011, 04:39:45 PM »
This thread is the first time I have noticed it but I assume I have not been paying attention until now....

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Re: IOW Michael Harris Bottle - dates/info?
« Reply #17 on: August 28, 2011, 08:57:35 PM »
Thanks all for your posts - good to know it's a rare piece. Cheers particularly for that link, Anton - very useful.

While we're on the subject of bottles, can I just check the tall piece at the back of this photo is missing its stopper...
Many thanks, Anthony


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Re: IOW Michael Harris Bottle - dates/info?
« Reply #18 on: August 28, 2011, 09:09:37 PM »
It would never have had a stopper.


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Re: IOW Michael Harris Bottle - dates/info?
« Reply #19 on: August 28, 2011, 09:14:38 PM »
Cheers John. It looked similar to examples I've seen with ball stoppers in them, so couldn't be sure. Thanks for putting me right.
Many thanks, Anthony

 

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