This large FLUTE glass was made in 1868 at Pittsburgh or Sandwich.
Take note of the bottom – it is INDENTED which you do not find in any
reproductions. This is an unusual and substantial beer or Ale glass. It
was made in a mold and tapers toward the base, which has a ridged
appearance with a RARE INDENTED BASE.
Measurements are: 5 8/16” t x 4 ¼” di @ the top x 2 7/8” di @ the base.
Considering its age it is in EXCELLENT Condition. There is a little
roughness around the bottom due to use. Otherwise NO CHIPS OR
See ‘Early American Pressed Glass’ by Ruth Webb Lee, plate # 8 -
Bar Tumblers. REPRODUCED DIRECTLY FROM PAGE OF OLD TRADE
CATALOGUE, ‘BAKEWELL, PEARS & CO., PITTSBURGH, PA.
People who owned Antique and Vintage Items loved and cherished
them which gives them Personality, Character, and the Patina we all
love. However, Do Expect the usual characteristics of Vintage glass,
ie. tiny bubbles and occasional `straw marks', or annealing lines on
Please view all the pictures and send an email if you have any
questions. I liquidate and buy local estates, all items are sold in as
found condition. I DO NOT CUSTOMIZE, REFINISH OR REPAIR.
Most of my items are ANTIQUE OR Vintage with patina, which adds
to the charm of the item, and may naturally show some wear from
age and use. I have endeavored to photograph and accurately
describe every item as to its condition and authenticity.
Photographs are part of the description.
MERCHANDISE DAMAGED IN SHIPMENT
If a fragile item arrives damaged, PLEASE keep EVERYTHING! The box, packing materials, and the item. TAKE IT TO THE POST OFFICE. BUYER must file the claim - not me. This will ALL be needed if an insurance claim needs to be done. If there appears to be visible damage to the box when you receive it, you may want to wait and open it in front of the Post Office personnel so they can be a witness for any damage.
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