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BLUE JOHN SPAR BOWL
From the 19th century

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  • Xupes Reference MI1308002
  • Age From the 19th century
  • Condition The bowl is in good condition, but has a repaired break along the rim, as shown in the images. This has been well reattached and the bowl has suffered some minor surface losses along the break on the outer edge. These do not detract and the piece would make a wonderful addition to any serious collection!   View More Details

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    Unworn

    Item is in unworn or unused condition and there are no visible imperfections.

    Exceptional

    The item is in exceptional pre-owned condition and shows almost no signs of wear with very few imperfections.

    Excellent

    The item is in excellent pre-owned condition and shows minimal signs of wear with minor imperfections detailed in the condition report.

    Very Good

    The item is in very good condition and shows one or two noticeable signs of wear or patina relative to its age.

    Good

    The item is in good pre-owned condition and shows some general signs of wear or patina relative to its age.

    Fair

    The item is in fair pre-owned condition and shows overall wear or patina relative to its age.

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  • We offer this stylish polished thin walled Blue John fluorite spar bowl, from the Castleton area of Derbyshire and dating from the 19th century. . The bowl has a vein of purple running through one side with mutton fat yellow characteristics around one edge and with mottled brown and translucent veins to the rest of the body suggesting it is may have been mined from the Millers vein. The colours are vibrant while the white becomes almost transparent, especially around the edge.

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