It is in the question mark pattern. The back pattern is Imperial's Arcs. Imperial Glass Company, formerly of Bellaire, Ohio, made high quality glass from 1904-1982! No chips, cracks or repairs. . This glass company was also known for its peach opalescent glass. The stunning iridescent finish on this example makes it a must have for any tumbler or carnival glass collection. The average items are starting to rise more in value because it is starting to get harder and harder to find.
Carnival glass wasn't welcomed by all. Pieces that sell on the lower end of the spectrum may show wear marks or may have a crack or chip. This Fenton marigold-colored bowl is in the smooth rays pattern and it has a scale band on the back. No chips, cracks or repairs. This excellent example of Imperial's classic Ripple vase also has the ribbed interior. Look at the value of certain pieces and some identifying characteristics of each. The rage for carnival glass in the U.
The base has no chips, cracks or repairs. Northwood is a prominent name in carnival glass production. I do hope you as a collector or a dealer remember that this is guide, not a final word, and while a piece may be rare in one part of the country, it is likely to be some what common in another. When the factory w6as up and running 1904, Imperial, like other makers, made crystal. They made carnival glass in many different colors.
Instead of a big teddy bear after winning a carnival game, how about a pretty glass vase for mother? No chips, cracks or repairs. The vast difference in price reflects a verifiable age of the glass piece and the condition of it. When the market for carnival glass slumped in the twenties, the lower-quality carnival glass was given away as prizes at carnivals. They produced the most peach opalescent of any of the carnival glass manufacturers. Stunning blues, magenta's and purple iridescence enhance the rich smoke glass. This is one of the most beautiful patterns ever produced by Imperial Glass. Carnival glass made by this company includes not only table or dinnerware sets, but berry sets, and other useful items imitating cut glass patterns.
Keep in mind, that if you like antiquing, and if you can buy in person, you do not have to worry about additional shipping costs or breakage concerns during shipping. And those memories and treasures were admired and then tucked away. You can sort by any title. It is actually as you might think. Dugan was known for producing deep shades of amethyst glass, some so dark they appeared black. Some proper ladies would not allow this glass in their homes.
The articles, photos or any information may not be used for further publication in any form without the express consent of John Valentine. Imperial applied their high standards of excellence in creating a superior iridized product. Many more large contracts were soon to follow. Tablewares and animals are listed here. The pitcher has one extremely tiny flea bite sized nick on the side of the upper section. No chips, cracks or repairs. This distinctive scale band pattern can tell you something about the age of the piece.
Pieces that sell on the lower end of the spectrum may show wear marks or may have a crack or chip. No chips, cracks or repairs. This item has a wonderful diamond quilt pattern along with the crisp pattern. No matter how broke folks were, they always found the money for some entertainment. No other chips, cracks or repairs.
A great many of the hand made glass companies went under. The others may be found in the appropriate sections. . The stippled background on this particular bowl is one of the finest I have seen in a half century of buying and selling carnival glass. As well, there are stippled rays, smooth rays, and medallion designs. No chips, cracks or repairs. Dugan left in 1913 and the company was renamed Diamond Glass.