Photo by Chelsea Cavanaugh. Pressed by machines in staggering quantities, Depression glass provided an affordable alternative to the more expensive hand-cut glass that preceded it, allowing cost-conscious consumers to add some much-needed cheer to their homes without breaking the bank. While Depression glass was available in most colors of the rainbow, one of the most popular colors, then as now, was pink. We sat down with Etsy seller, Antiques Roadshow appraiser, and all-around vintage expert Jeni Sandberg for a crash course in sourcing and collecting.
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The information below has been distilled from a variety of sources, most notably from "Miller's antique checklist - Glass" by Mark West, and "Eighteenth Century English drinking-glasses an illustrated guide " by L M Bickerton full publication details of which you will find in the "books" section of "glass notes" , both of which books we recommend if this is a field in which you are thinking of starting a collection. Several of the shapes below have been reproduced in later periods. During the s and s, there was a big revival in interest in Georgian and Regency styles, and the kuttrolf or cluck-cluck was produced for many years after the second World War by Holmegaard. For this reason, shape alone should not be the sole criterion when attempting to date a decanter.
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Over the years, as dealers in glassware, we have taken thousands of pictures of glass vases, bowls, paperweights, sculptures and other glassware. After we have sold an item, it seems a shame to delete those pictures, so we use them to create an encyclopaedia guide in the galleries shown below. We hope they will enable you discover more about the types of glass products that you are interested in collecting, or help you to identify a glass item you have come across.