cranberry glass


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cranberry glass

n.
Glassware having a deep red color and a golden sheen, especially popular in England and the United States in the late 19th century.
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You have a cranberry glass vase that was blown into a mold.
During the mid-1800s glassblowers refined the art of making cranberry glass to create everything from vases and pitchers to decanters with matching tumblers.
A Mary Gregory cranberry glass jug once the property of the late Mary Elizabeth Cato (now residing in Glory), then pounds 65 now pounds 15.
Brass buttons of the local Croome Hunt fetched pounds 230, a cranberry glass vase with a fragment of a paper label attached with the words "With Best Wishes from Queen Mary" made pounds 400 and a teddy bear sold for pounds 680.
The golden age of cranberry glass production was from between around 1870 to the 1930s.
Cranberry Glass is another type of red glass made from gold, but the color is paler (usually a delicate pink) because there is less gold chloride in cranberry glass than in gold ruby glass.
Smith is known for its pressed-glass products and Pilgrim Glass is known for blown glass, especially cranberry glass, which is highly collectible.
The same dealer also sold a beautiful single clear crystal drop victorian lustre at a good price, together with some items of vintage cranberry Glass.
Another fine piece is an unusual late 19th century Storer's patent fountain, made up of two cranberry glass bulbs mounted on a scroll cast brass frame rising to a cranberry tinted crackle glass dish.
He used to collect glass, in particular he was fond of collecting cranberry glass and Staffordshire figures.
A typical Victorian example made pounds 480 in Bonhams, comprising a set of three cranberry glass spirit decanters on a silver plated stand, standing 13in (33cm) high.