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:
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
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.
Base glass is
normally transparent Clear, Green, Blue & Amethyst. However, opaque
glasses such as Custard Glass (Ivory) was also used.
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.
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.
height by 4.5” wide. Bowl opening 2.25”.
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