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, black, 120 (2020), 80 (2021)

Aqua, marigold over, 800 (2016)

Aqua, glows lime, 1,700 (2018)

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

Marigold, slag in glass, 350 (2005)

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

Sauces

Marigold, 90 (2019), 225 (2019), 60 (2020)

Purple, 100 (2014), 100 (2015), 45 (2020)

In August, 2003, Tim Pierce sent me this photo of a large Shrike bowl in aqua. I'd not heard of one before but, indeed, at least one exists. Thanks, Tim.

Last updated 7/7/2021