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Beaded Cable  – Carnival Rose Bowl, Circa 1908 - 1915.  Beaded Cable rose bowls were first made in opalescent glass in 1904, however carnival production did not begin until 1908.

Colors:  Plain or Rayed interior:  Amethyst, Aqua, Aqua Opalescent, Blue, Blue – Electric, Custard, nutmeg stain, Green, Green-emerald, Horehound Ice Blue, Ice Blue Opalescent, Ice Green, Ice Green Opalescent, Lavender, Marigold = (Golden Iris), Marigold on custard, Peach Opalescent, Persian Blue Opalescent, Powder Blue Opalescent, Sapphire Blue, Vaseline (ice yellow) Violet & White.  

The names of colors above are modern collector’s terms to identify minor differences in glass colors.  Northwood base colors and or names are in bold italics.      

 

Collection of:  The Antiquarian Collection

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Notes:  There is one known Variants in pattern of this rose bowl, it has a stippled rays pattern pressed into the interior.  There is also one known variant in glass usage on some colors noted above and below, received an additional treatment of Opalescent glass to the crimp area. 

Color of Bowl Plain or Rayed interior:  Amethyst, Aqua, Aqua Opalescent, Blue, Blue – Electric, Custard, nutmeg stain, Green, Green-emerald, Horehound Ice Blue, Ice Blue Opalescent, Ice Green, Ice Green Opalescent, Lavender, Marigold = (Golden Iris), Marigold on custard, Peach Opalescent, Persian Blue Opalescent, Powder Blue Opalescent, Sapphire Blue, Vaseline (ice yellow) Violet & White.  

The names of colors above are modern collector’s terms to identify minor differences in glass colors.  Northwood base colors and or names are in bold italics.      

Glass Type:  Base glass is normally transparent Clear, Green, Blue & Amethyst.  However, opaque glasses such as Custard Glass (Ivory) was also used.

Bowl:  Footed (Qty.3), acorn shaped bowl with 8 inward crimps on rim, flat to mild convex bottom with polished pontil area. Interior of bowl is mild concave.  Bowl should be marked with the "N-in-a-circle" with a bar under the N. 

Decoration:  The glass pattern on exterior of bowl and the Opalescent treatment to crimp area and upper body of some of the bowl (see color).  All rose bowls received an original iridescent treatment with exception of the Custard Glass rose bowls which received a nutmeg stain over the mold pattern.  

Dimension: 3.75” height by 4.5” wide.  Bowl opening 2.25”.

Glass House:  H. Northwood and Co.  

Region of Manufacture: USA, Wheeling, WV.

Estimated Date of Manufacture:  1908 - 1915   

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