Author Topic: Milk Glass ? ID = Davidson 17 or 167  (Read 546 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline dinklepip

  • Members
  • **
  • Posts: 654
  • Gender: Female
Milk Glass ? ID = Davidson 17 or 167
« on: September 16, 2010, 07:55:19 PM »
Am familiar with the popular American grape and cable pattern but the pattern on this seems more raised/prominent than some of the pieces I have been looking at.  American or possibly French?


Offline antiquerose123

  • Members
  • **
  • Posts: 3093
  • Gender: Female
  • The Best #1 Forum On the Net, right here !!!
Re: American Milk Glass ?
« Reply #1 on: September 17, 2010, 09:52:49 AM »
Hi - Just talking in my Sleep  :sleep: here. 

Napco, or maybe Westmoreland.....Only guesses while my eyes are closing here (so ???)
:fwr: Rose
"People who live in Glass houses should not throw stones"       ::)


Offline Ivo

  • Author
  • Members
  • ***
  • Posts: 7460
  • Gender: Male
    • old website
Re: American Milk Glass ?
« Reply #2 on: September 17, 2010, 11:27:02 AM »
I'm out of my Dept. but I'd have thought Westmoreland or EO Brody.
Ivo
► BLUE HENRY ◄
 New Book: The Almost Forgotten Story of the Blue Glass Sputum Flask

all texts and pictures (c) Ivo Haanstra.


Offline dinklepip

  • Members
  • **
  • Posts: 654
  • Gender: Female
Re: American Milk Glass ?
« Reply #3 on: September 17, 2010, 05:06:28 PM »
Imperial Glass is also an option from what I have found :huh:


Offline dinklepip

  • Members
  • **
  • Posts: 654
  • Gender: Female
Re: American Milk Glass ?
« Reply #4 on: September 17, 2010, 05:08:53 PM »
mmmmmmmmm EO Brody and Westmoreland seem to have a sort of transparency on their milk glass from the images I have found.  Tis looking more like Imperial at the moment


Offline Sid

  • Members
  • **
  • Posts: 393
    • Canada
    • Glasfax
Re: American Milk Glass ?
« Reply #5 on: September 17, 2010, 05:18:36 PM »
Hello

I think you are barking up the wrong tree with the North American companies.  The moulding is superb which is not a strength of Westmoreland or Imperial. 

A matching cream pitcher with a wonderful rustic handle is on ebay right now:

http://cgi.ebay.com/VICTORIAN-PRESSED-MILK-GLASS-CREAM-JUG-/160481976540?pt=UK_Art_Glass&hash=item255d78a0dc

It is also in the UK.  I think this comes from much closer to you than the USA.  My first thoughts would be somebody like Heppel or Davidson given the detail and secondarily the location of the two pieces being the UK.  Could the posted example be the sugar basin? If so then almost assuredly English or Continental.

Sid


Offline dinklepip

  • Members
  • **
  • Posts: 654
  • Gender: Female
Re: American Milk Glass ?
« Reply #6 on: September 17, 2010, 05:50:31 PM »
Hi Sid, you got it hon, the item on ebay is deffo more like what I have


Offline dinklepip

  • Members
  • **
  • Posts: 654
  • Gender: Female
Re: American Milk Glass ?
« Reply #7 on: September 17, 2010, 05:51:27 PM »
compared the two and the pattern is pretty much spot on :hiclp: :hiclp:


Offline Sid

  • Members
  • **
  • Posts: 393
    • Canada
    • Glasfax
Re: American Milk Glass ?
« Reply #8 on: September 17, 2010, 11:58:02 PM »
Hello

Pretty sure these are Davidson's 17 or 167 (two sizes for the same pattern).  See the attached catalog cut.

Sid


Offline dinklepip

  • Members
  • **
  • Posts: 654
  • Gender: Female
Re: American Milk Glass ?
« Reply #9 on: September 18, 2010, 09:50:13 AM »
oooooo thank you Sid

 

Search
eBay.com
eBay.co.uk

Link to Glass Encyclopedia
Link to Glass Museum
Enter
key words
to search
Amazon.com