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Shell Embossed, Circa Victorian Period.   This pattern of rose bowls have often been attributed to Mt. Washington.  However no positive attribution can be made so far.  The white rose bowls are smaller in shape  than the pink, blue and yellow rose bowls.  The white rose bowls are also found decorated with enameled flowers.

Colors: White, Pink, Blue and Yellow.

Collection of:  The Antiquarian Collection

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Color of Bowl:  White, Pink,  Blue and Yellow.  

Glass Type: Cased satin Glass with white interior, covered with color glass exterior.  The glass on these rose bowl is somewhat glosser than normal American satin glass.  The glass is quite thin, similar to that found on T. Webb rose bowls.       

Bowl:  Embossed pattern, spherical shaped rose bowl has 8 medium sized inward crimps on rim, concaved bottom with semi ground pontil with convex interior of bowl.  Note:  pontil area of bowl bottom has the same mold  marks a Shell and Seaweed rose bowls.  The shell pattern is taller an narrower than that found on Shell and Seaweed rose bowls.   Each shell pattern consist of 15 sub shell scallops.  Each scallops contains a multiple cross hatch marks from the bottom to the top of the scallop, with a minimum of 2 to a maximum of 10.  Bowl shape or symmetry and crimps are very uniform indicating a quality glasshouse.             

Decoration:  The white rose bowls are smaller in shape than the pink, blue and yellow.  They are also found decorated with enamel flowers in addition to the embossed shell pattern.    The pink, blue and yellow have no decorations beyond the embossed pattern of shell.  Shell pattern repeats five time around circumference of bowl.   

Dimension: Vary with this rose bowl by color:  White is 0.0 height by 0.00 wide with a bowl opening is 0.0  Pink, Blue and Yellow are 3.88 height by 4.63 wide with a bowl opening of 2.00". 

Glass House: Unknown researching.    

Region of Manufacture: ?, Unknown researching.

Estimated Date of Manufacture:  Victorian Period

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