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Spiral Strip, Footed, Vasa Murrhina Rose Bowl, Circa 1890s

 

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Colors:  The Base glass appears to be a semi transparent opalescent glass which was tri-coat with a spiral of cranberry glass  and a top clear case.  

Glass Type:  See above 

Bowl:  The Base glass appears to be a semi transparent opalescent glass.  To this was added mica in a frit glass technique.  Then a was second case with a spiral of cranberry glass and a last a top clear case.

Basic shape of the rose bowl is a squat spherical with 8 inward pinched crimps.  The crimp area appears to be fire smoothed.  The rose bowl also has a  shallow concave external ground base where pontil rod was attached.  Bowl has a convex interior, in the collar base area. 

Three nicely shaped citron glass legs are attached.  

Decoration:  None except outstanding glass technique  

Dimension: 3.75 height by 4.25 wide.  Bowl opening 2.25 avg.

Glass House: Unknown

Region of Manufacture: Unknown, Likely to be English. 

Estimated Date of Manufacture:  1890s 

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