Empoli manufacturers that produced Verde glassware include Vetrerie E. The marks are pictured below. They applied their own paper labels or acid-etched marks.
Maker s Marks on Antique and Collectible Glassware
- Blendo glass makes great entertaining ware as they come in cocktail and juice sets and pitchers.
- Also when one holds them your realize they are octagonal in nature although it is very subtle.
- Sooner or later, if a similar bottle is posted on ebay and the seller includes the embossed markings on the base in their written description you may see what type of item the shard is from.
- Typically, the number to the immediate right of the logo is a date code, so would be right.
Hi I am wondering on what you think these are. Hi Karen, Yes, fat dating it will be here! Have you tried a reverse Google search? Do you have any idea how old these may be?
Fenton in an oval Fenton Art Glass Company. This is the mark for Hazel Atlas Glass Co. This mold has been made from the engraving in Fig. There are lots of dedicated milk bottle collectors who frequent that forum, so perhaps someone can pass along better information for you.
Please see my webpage on numbers on the base of bottles. Just when everything seemed to be going well, tragedy struck the company in when the Black Cat was reduced to ashes by a tremendous fire. The absence of a trade-mark does not discredit an otherwise fine piece of American cut ware. Glass makers in other countries soon followed suit. Northwest Ohio had an abundant supply of natural gas and the Toledo area was ideal for industrial growth.
Can someone who knows about these email me at jeramyahross gmail. Guernsey also used a capital B mark in addition to this one. This is the mark on the base of the Sundae glass shown on this page. It is unclear exactly when this Imperial mark was first found on glass, but its use ceased after the late s.
During this period, Libbey introduced numerous patterns and styles of handware. Very nice piece of beach glass- well cooked. With costs of labor and fuel going up the cut glass orders declined and the factory was to concentrate production of glassware for restaurants, hotels, and commercial uses for the next decade.
Glass Encyclopaedia - Antique & Collectable Vintage Glass Guide
After months of negotiations, Libbey Glass withdrew their offer in the midst of serious objections by the federal government. This section of our glass encyclopaedia lists vintage collectable glassware that doesn't fall under our other categories. Yes, blendo always has a gold rim, but after a lot of use, the gold does come off. Our glass encyclopaedia is aimed to be as accurate as possible. Guernsey Glass was owned and operated by Harold Bennett, but only produced collectible glassware from through the lates according to opensalts.
Dating libbey glass marks
This would have been followed, in time, by hob-star and finally hobstar. Anchor Hocking first came into existence when Isaac J. Definitely sell them as a set and check similar listings to give you an idea of how much to sell for. The brilliance was made possible by a perfected mechanical means of mixing the batch of glass. The words are placed around the tree like garland.
Chances are, you already have a piece of Japanese glass in your collection, and don't even know it! Arcoroc pink swirl cups known as Rosaline are a dream and pop up on Instagram and Pinterest most often. As long as someone is willing to pay extra for a marked piece, unethical people will fill that demand by applying forged marks. Acid is then brushed on and then flushed off with water. Vaseline Glass Collectors Inc.
Hobstars and Brunswick Stars
Anchor Hocking basically used only three markings over its history. Picture courtesy of Jan Wooten. The acrylic stencil dissolves in the water leaving the acid etched mark.
While some of the common and favorite patterns are easy to find, there are others that are difficult to find because they were made for a very short time. Hajdamach also shows an American cut-glass dish, on p. Yes circle L in cursive is on bottom. Hi Joseph, A dull haze on glassware can be caused by more than one process. Most of the marked items tend to be footed pieces such as goblets and glasses of varying types.
Anchor Hocking Glass CorporationGLASS BOTTLE MARKS
- If I had to guess or give you some insight, I would have to agree with your husband and assume they are the batch number.
- That sounds like the Imari collection!
- Hi I have a set of vintage Blendo pink frosted glass pitcher set with four glasses.
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- Anyway, hope you find this as interesting has I did.
If you disable this cookie, we will not be able to save your preferences. Bergen Company, c, on shape no. Have you tried a reverse Google image search? Any help greatly appreciated. Libbey has no catalog from this time per their historical website.
Collectors are usually surprised when they realize that a major pattern, such as Hawkes Panel, uses Brunswick stars rather than hobstars. But not everyone does this. Watch this space, as I expect glassware from Japan to become much more popular as more people become aware of it. American National Can Company mark. Also, while all Brilliant Period heavy pieces were almost polished cuttings, the lightware pieces had unpolished gray cuttings combined with polished cuttings.
Collins and his associates were not discouraged. Article reprinted by permission of Krause Publications Inc. If anyone has info on when this pattern was being manufactured, please let me know!
The mark shown was found on a soda fountain glass dating to the s. This illustrated guide provides marks found on both antique and contemporary collectible glass and includes dating information if known. All images by me, except Libbey photo from here. Libbey used several other trademarks in their early years of glass production which are not commonly seen, such as on cut glass tableware items.
This glassware was made of a good grade of glass with the pattern cut in the piece and not molded or pressed in. The diagram on the left describes a typical hobstar. This bottle look Iike it was filled only once.
Le Verre Francais French cameo glass roses boudoir lamp candy cane mark. Cocktail and sherry pictured. The other day I stopped at a village antiques shop.
Italian Empoli Glass
The move was prompted by strikes and a costly fuel problem in the east. This includes under lips and rims of pitchers, the back side of handles the side that faces the pitcher and around stoppers. It is used in Britain to surround the Royal Cypher on various badges, dating such as that work on the caps and helmets of almost all police forces.