This rose bowl was originally improperly attributed to Thomas Webb and
Sons. Further research has proven it should be attributed to
Stuart and Sons. The base of the rose
bowl has an applied clear glass raspberry prunt. Which is indicative of
Stuart & Sons work. The feet exactly match know
examples of Stuart & Sons' work. The Appliqué work is also indicative of
their work. Rose bowls of this shape, size and exact decoration
which are know to be examples Stuart & Sons Work. An example of this rose bowl
can be found in Mervyn Gulliver's book Victorian Decorative
Glass British Designs, 1850-1914, on page 173.
Cased glass, cream white
interior, pale green exterior, transitioning from very light green bottom to
slightly darker light green top, crimp area.
Bowl: Is of
a squat spherical shape with six inward crimps, fire polished rim. The bowl is
supported by (Qty. 3) applied clear glass scroll shell ribbed (Stuart &
Sons design) feet, the bowl is of a light
green color which transitions to a very slightly darker light green at the
top or crimp area.
Clear glass applied shell ribbed scroll feet (Stuart & Sons design),
raspberry prunt (Stuart & Sons design) over the pontil scare, on the
bowl side there are three small appliqué
raspberry prunts connecting three clear glass rigaree festoons.
There is also three drop trails below each raspberry prunt at the
connection of the festoons.
3.75” height by 4.37” wide bowl, 4.75” wide at rigaree swag. Bowl
Glass House: Stuart & Sons
Region of Manufacture:
Estimated Date of Manufacture:
Victorian Period, 1885
period rose bowl which is an excellent example of clear glass appliqué
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