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Author Topic: Davidson rd 303519 biscuit barrel yellow pearline uranium for show  (Read 53 times)

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I thought some people might like to see this, i can't find it anywhere unless its in a book.

7 inches in total height with the lid and 5 inches in diameter across the waist.

The rim and lid are plated in gold metal not silver.

Regards Chris.

Chris Parry

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Re: Davidson rd 303519 biscuit barrel yellow pearline uranium for show
« Reply #1 on: October 15, 2016, 03:44:07 PM »
Oooh that is nice, Chris!   8)

RD No 303519 relates to the 1898 Suite, registered 18th August 1897, and described in Davidson Glass, a history (Chris and Val Stewart) as "intersecting lines forming a 10 pointed star with a fan between the points of the star" - there is a photo showing a blue pearline footed sugar in the pattern on page 84 and another piece in this pattern on page 141 of the book, and one on the Stewarts' website here: http://www.cloudglass.com/r18911900.htm where it states "design imitating cut glass" (but no picture of your barrel). 

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Re: Davidson rd 303519 biscuit barrel yellow pearline uranium for show
« Reply #2 on: October 15, 2016, 09:47:34 PM »
Thank you, Chris. Very nice, and quite rare I would imagine.

This is the first time that I have seen a biscuit barrel in this pattern. Most of the shapes in the pattern seem to have been produced in clear, yellow pearline and blue pearline glass, so there may possibly be a blue pearline version of the biscuit barrel out there somewhere.

There are a few photos of RD 303519 on the GMB RD database (mostly of clear glass examples, I think), but I do have photos of quite a few shapes in blue and yellow pearline, so I will try and upload them to the GMB RD database in the next few days.

Fred.

 

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