This pattern of Indians Hunting buffaloes was originally made by Cambridge Glass as part of its Everglade line. The original pattern is known only in a inch diameter fairly flat console dish Fig. It appears that the new punch bowl is made from the original dish mold; the sides are simply not flattened as they were in the original.
Milk glass is typically colored white, blue, black, or pink and is slightly opaque with a smooth and silky surface. The glass can be blown to create a variety of items like cups, plates, or figurines, and some pieces are old and expensive. There are actually a number of different indicators that set most milk glass pieces apart from regular glass.
I have quite the obsession with vintage glassware! You can get lucky by finding vintage glassware by rummaging around at garage sales or at the flea markets and get lucky. The markings, color, shape, and other details all play a part in understanding the history and value of glassware.
Opaque Glass originated in 16th century Venice and came in a variety of colors, including white, pink, yellow, blue, and brown. The Victorians also get credit for coining the term "milk glass. Thanks to a frenzy of mass production during the s and s from companies such as Anchor Hocking, Fenton, and Westmoreland, the mid-century finds are readily available today—many for mere milk money.
Reproduction Alert. How many times have you been glass shopping and come across a deal that seems too good to be true? Do you know enough about the glass you collect to recognize a bargain or would you be taken in by a reproduction?
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Originally the company made bottles, but by the s they had turned to tableware and kitchenware. Jeannette produced some very well-known depression glass patterns, such as their clear "Iris and Herringbone" which was later produced in carnival glass. The vase on the left is an example of Iris and Herringbone in carnival glass.