Australian Shrike (Thunderbird), Crown Crystal
A truly spectacular design, this pattern is often called Thunderbird in the United States, Shrike or Piping Shrike elsewhere. Found in 9-inch bowls and 5-inch sauces.

Hartung Book Six: Thunderbird

Bowls, ruffled

Amethyst, 120 (2020), 80 (2021), 100 (2022)

Aqua, marigold over, 800 (2016)

Aqua, glows lime, 1,700 (2018)

Marigold, 120 (2018), 85 (2019), 50 (2020),
   80, 245 (both 2021)

Marigold, slag in glass, 350 (2005)

Purple or dark, 300 (2018), 190 (2019),
   200, 360, 450 (all 2021)

Sauces

Marigold, 90 (2019), 225 (2019), 60 (2020),
   75, 150 (both 2021)

Purple, 100 (2014), 100 (2015), 45 (2020),
   50, 150 (both 2021), 90 (2022)

In August, 2003, Tim Pierce sent me this photo of a large Shrike bowl in aqua. I'd not heard of one in aqua before but, as you can see from the llistings above, a couple have sold since. Thanks, Tim.

Last updated 4/10/2022