Bowls x 4; 15-146

Name/Title

Bowls x 4

About this object

Three orange Carnival Glass bowls known as 'Nappys'. Nappys' have one handle. Used for jams, pickles and other condiments. All in excellent condition.

From Carnival Glass Collection of Marion Edith Wallis (nee Williams) of Maungaturoto. Collected from 1967 although some pieces belonged to her family.

Carnival Glass is moulded or pressed glass always with a pattern which has a shiny,
metallic, 'iridescent' surface shimmer. Bought by the housewife in 1920's to brighten the home at a time when only the well off could afford electric lighting. Its currentname was adopted by collectors in the 1920's as it was sometimes given as prizesat carnivals, fetes and fairgrounds.

Measurements

A: H 6.5cm W 14.5cm (includes handle)
B: H 7cm W 15cm (includes handle)
C: H 5cm W 6cm (includes handle
D: H 8.5cm W 7.5cm

Object Type

Bowl

Object number

15-146

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