Shopping: Six Of The Best
Saturday 13 March 1999
Iznik vase with a traditional 16th-century hand-painted design of red tulips, pounds 195, V&A Museum (01672 542 288 )
Spiga stoneware bowl with duck-egg-blue glazed interior, pounds 135, Conran Collection (www.conrancollection.co.uk, 0171-399 0710)
Raku brown-black, cylinder vase with crackle glaze, pounds 95, The Conran Shop (0171-589 7401)
Ellis vase - handbrushed nickel over cast brass, pounds 38, Grimes & Co (00 353 1 667 5627 )
Glass bead mosaic vase, pounds 5.20, available in blue/green or fruit- flavour Spangles colours from Nice Irma's By Post (0181-343 9766 )
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