Depression glass


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Depression glass

n.
Machine-pressed, tinted glassware mass-produced during the 1920s and 1930s.

[From its being manufactured during the Depression.]
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Depres′sion glass`


n.
machine-pressed, tinted glassware produced in the U.S. from the late 1920s to the 1940s.
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Depression glass

An after-the-fact term coined to describe inexpensive machine-made glassware produced during the Depression years of the 1930s.
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This particular book having 160 pages contains information and photos regarding pieces frequently found at antique markets and Depression Glass shows.
VINTAGE MILK GLASS CONTAINERS, SALT CELLARS AND SPOONS, PINK DEPRESSION GLASS GOBLETS: Forget Me Nots, Brandon, 601.842.9766; Consignors' Boutique, Brandon, 601.825.2030; Repeat Street, Ridgeland, 601.605.9123; Flowood Flea Market, Flowood, 601.953.5914; Magnolia Flea Market, Florence, 601.845.4655; SILVER: Reed and Barton "Francis First"; ANTIQUE STERLING NAPKIN RINGS: Interior Spaces, Jackson, 601.956.4199; GOLD-RIMMED CHARGERS: Annelle Primos and Associates, Jackson, 601.362.6154; ANTIQUE FLORAL DINNER PLATES: C.
Ron Wallis was a heavy hitter in the Depression glass hobby.
Depression glass, crystal goblets, even stained glass items are targets for thieves.
And unlike Martha Stewart's books, you don't need to collect expensive Depression glass to pull it off - all you need is very basic cooking skills and a desire to create show-stopping results with very little expertise.
Any library strong in glass collecting or references to glass must have the latest updated edition of MAUZY'S DEPRESSION GLASS. It packs in color photos glassmaker histories, and offers an exceptional photographic reference and price guide to include good-sized color photos of glass and sidebars of the latest information.
Ruby Lane offers more than 360,000 items in inventory ranging from antique furniture to depression glass, fine china, vintage jewellery, heirloom linens, books, stamps, paintings, sculpture, hand-blown glass, ceramics from more than 2,000 shops.
Pocket Guide to Depression Glass & More 1920s-1960s
Items for sale include vintage trunks, Depression glass, linens, jewelry and more.
Named after his mother, Ruby, and bringing together over 1,700 individually-owned shops offering unique items from around the world, Ruby Lane offers more than 300,000 items in inventory ranging from antique furniture to depression glass, fine china, vintage jewelry, heirloom linens, books, stamps, paintings, sculpture, hand-blown glass, ceramics, and more.
However, as glassmakers of the 1920s-30s added iron to their urnanium oxide dyes to put a green tint intotheirglass and although these pieces will fluoresce under UV light, it is our opinion that green vaseline glass (with no trace of yellow) is only a forerunner of depression glass rather than true vaseline glass.
So you desperately seek a blue-and-white banded Watt pottery Bak-Ezee bowl, a Christmas Candy Teal Depression glass teacup and a red Fenton carnival glass vase.
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