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Stunted
08-09-2009, 11:40 AM
Does anyone know if a version of this thing...

http://images.elfwood.com/art/b/o/boudewijn/rose_one027.jpg

...has ever existed in real life or in literature, or did Disney just totally make it up?

MacAllister
08-09-2009, 11:57 AM
The magical rose, no -- but the cover is just a bell jar. (http://www.thesciencefair.com/Merchant2/graphics/00000001/BellJarKnobType_M.jpg) :)

Stunted
08-09-2009, 06:48 PM
Oh! Ha. Thank you.

Ruth2
08-10-2009, 03:48 PM
Sure, dutchlady123, welcome to the board!

alleycat
08-10-2009, 03:52 PM
The magical rose, no -- but the cover is just a bell jar. (http://www.thesciencefair.com/Merchant2/graphics/00000001/BellJarKnobType_M.jpg) :)
Which was invented by Sylvia Plath.







(Just kidding!)

zenwriter
08-10-2009, 06:37 PM
This web page suggests it's a variation on a known symbol:

http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Main/DeathsHourglass