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Carnival bowl question - ID = Sowerby, English Hob & Button
« on: February 19, 2006, 09:01:48 PM »
I just bought this for my Mum (who does like Carnival!) but would love to know what the pattern and maker is before I give it to her. Could anyone (hello Glen! :)) help please?
Bottom view: http://yobunny.org.uk/gallery1/displayimage.php?pos=-772
Top view: http://yobunny.org.uk/gallery1/displayimage.php?pos=-773


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« Reply #1 on: February 19, 2006, 09:13:56 PM »
Looks a bit like my Sowerby "Chunky or English Hob and Button" bowl
http://glassgallery.yobunny.org.uk/albums/userpics/10011/Picture%20647.jpg


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« Reply #2 on: February 19, 2006, 10:10:58 PM »
Just released—Carnival from Finland & Norway e-book!
Also, Riihimäki e-book and Carnival from Sweden e-book.
Sowerby e-books—three volumes available
For all info see www.thistlewoods.net
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« Reply #3 on: February 19, 2006, 11:16:26 PM »
I've always wondered what these metal figures are all about as I have a cake stand like that but all in metal. I sometimes see Ballerina versions too. I recently saw one with a very flat looking ballerina figure and a clear glass top.


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« Reply #4 on: February 20, 2006, 12:48:21 AM »
Brilliant! Thank you so much again Glen, and TC too of course. I hadn't made the connection as the wavy edge threw me off the trail there.  :oops:  The colour and irridescence on the one I found is amazing... it just lit up the whole shop with its glow! Just hope Mum will like it. :)

 

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