We are very pleased to be able to offer a pair of these highly decorated late Victorian (Circa 1893) Davidson Primrose Pearline Boat Bowls (or Trough Vases).

This pattern is called WAR OF THE ROSES and each bowl has the design number - Ro 212684  - stamped on the inside.

Lemon Pearline is often called Vaseline Glass, which is a general term used for any kind of yellow glass. Pearline glass reacted to heat by turning white on the parts exposed to heat during the cooling process, a reaction caused by the chemicals mixed into the glass (notably arsenic).

We have to point out that whilst the overall condition of these are good, considering their great age, one bowl has a small chip on its rim - see photos - and that is why we have given it a slightly lower condition mark.

We will also include one of our small LED UV torches to light these up...

CPM Reading: 850
Condition: A2 / B1 - please refer to condition info on the opening page.
Sizes: 7.5cm high, 18cm long, 5.5cm deep. All sizes are approximate.

PLEASE NOTE: these are for UK sales only. There will be no postal exceptions due to the very fragile nature of these items.


GMC cpm reading shown on items is a very (very) approximate indication of the object's relative activity, measured over a 2-minute period, using a GMC-320 Geiger counter, in contact with the surface of the item.

The background count at the location where the readings are taken is typically between 9 and 15 cpm

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Davidson Pearline Boat Bowls / Trough Vases RARE FIND

  • Product Code: Victorian Davidson Pearline Boat Bowls
  • Availability: In Stock
  • £68.99