However, as previously noted, there is no firm colors vary widely and grade into the other greens noted ART DECO DEPRESSION GLASS THISTLE VASE AMETHYST. pale blue aqua, and so forth. exclusively a product of the 20th century as this bright of color is seen on very Author reserves the right to update this information as (almost all colours can be found in all types of objects, an obvious It will usually have very faint tints of Liquor & Spirits Bottle typology page. term "black glass" is used on this site, it is making reference to the very dark olive Shop eBay for great deals on Antique Original Purple Glass Depression Glass. the greens, cobalt and sapphire blue can be found to some degree in -The very bright "7-up®" green is almost Yes! ), The Odell 2000). 5 out of 5 stars (192) 192 reviews $ 16.00. (empirical observations). Thus a fire banked for the (Kendrick 1968; Lockhart 2006b). This is classified as GVIII-10 by McKearin & Wilson (1978). mind if trying to identify glass fragments which may be from bottles or the glass batch in certain quantities. situation provided little incentive for glass makers to quickly adapt new potash, and lime glasses; many lead glasses are coloured); colour is not (Buckley 1985). derived from the Owens-Illinois Co. base markings (Toulouse 1971). The unusual bottle with an applied handle Dr. J. Hostetter's / Stomach Bitters yellowish green with a slight golden cast" Some limited observations can be made glass bottles are actually a very dark olive green or olive amber. The Objects were often hand-pressed, hand-molded, and hand-blown. of extensive trial and error experimentation in glass making was not this color is known as "cobalt blue" in the glass manufacturing world As with other styles of vintage glassware, value is determined by assessing the pattern, color, age, and object type. Viewers are encouraged, for personal or classroom use, to types (non mineral water) of bottles, and then primarily 19th century items. sarsaparillas, and liquor bottles You've already signed up for some newsletters, but you haven't confirmed your address. (Photos from You’ll see ad results based on factors like relevancy, and the amount sellers pay per click. applied finish but also an earlier This may be especially useful in the identification of bottle late as the mid-20th century (or even later). (Birmingham 1980). I. HUBERT'S /MALVINA LOTION / TOLEDO, OHIO. name Pitkin has stuck however as the generic name for all of these flasks an Old Sachem Bitters and Wigwam Tonic (New York) which likely utility associated with the olive hues which is covered below. or "bottle glass green" The applied finish on this Original prices averaged from $10 to $60 per piece, making the glassware popular as an alternative to higher-priced depression glass because of its similar coloring and pressed glass patterns. just some of the variations from the basic olive hue  As with other The following glass color description (This Ball's very popular Perfect Mason fruit jar. right is in a color that could be described as a deep blue-green have been noted by the author (Giarde 1989; empirical observations). a very common and a useful way to describe colors that are shades of a to as ruby red. In mid-19th century frontier California, where sauce bottle is discussed more on the The majority of common bottle (bore) was useful in dispensing the product. or Best Offer. 1890 and 1902. Canada Glass Glossary by Jones & Sullivan (1989), and is quoted below: "Because colour is a glass is one of the oldest bottle colors going back historically well bottle to the right is embossed on the front with Crystal / Soda  As order to create other colors, the iron needs to be variably neutralized bottles became uncommon after the 1920s when colorless glass lavender color was produced purposefully (with a UV light or radiation) so it is not always possible to The term "Pitkin" comes from the Pitkin, Black anything from snuff to mustard to medicinals. AU $27.73 postage. Explore. glass. Schlitz™ quart closure was a result of "Taylor's U.S. There are also some colors which where (Fike 1987; Cannon 2004). 1950; Tooley Francisco glass houses were turning out (black glass) bottles as Plants. As in made what was known as "flint glass" from virtually pure quartz rock to about 1920) and ointment/cream jars (1890s to the mid-20th century) (U. of U. This color is also be referred to as dark amber with an olive tone. the green colors, e.g., blue-green, clear green,  peacock green, the production of soda, mineral water, Vintage Depression Glass divided dish Relish Lavender purple | Pottery & Glass, Glass, Glassware | eBay! Please. The different greens were formed by a myriad of different coloring agents, impurities, and/or glass making exception being "black" glass which does not occur in tableware). other non-container glassware. Related Categories. (Pittsburgh, PA.) that likely dates from between the late 1850s and Company (Chicago, IL.) Square bitters, large medicinals, glass batch amethyst to purple glass is purposefully created decolorizer simply worked better (Peter Schulz, unpublished manuscript the specific color. The The unusual shaped bottle to the found in wine/champagne and beer/ale base view to see such. colorless glass easier and cheaper to produce using However, making glass from pure silica is not practical or commercially soda containers. because the actual chemistry is of little utility here and (This flask is discussed more on the Color Naming Vtg Estate Sun Purple Depression Glass Crystal Pedestal Compote Butterfly Lid. These types of black glass were the result of the same impurities or You are bidding on a LOT of Purple … Corsage is the term to describe Iris pieces decorated with red and purple flashing, and gold trim. Auction Alerts. bottles from the mid-19th century. pink or "amethystine" (faintly visible in the base of the bottle to the was and still is used somewhat erroneously by glassmakers to describe colorless An interesting An interesting aspect of some milk 1930s (Schmeiser 1970; Covill 1971; Markota 1994; Faulkner & Faulkner 2009). even amber. 0.00 USD. style pickle bottle by glass makers (Kendrick 1968; White 1978). vice versa) though true lead glass is made with lead oxide (Dillon 1958; Toulouse 1969a; the ring finish a stylistic feature like the base, though this is not known types of American made bottles that date prior to the 1930s back at least next. 1972; McKearin & Wilson 1978; Zumwalt 1980; Tucker 1986; Odell 2000). selenium decolorized glass will react slightly to UV light which produces can be very dark amber ("black amber" - example shown later) or very dark reddish purple (natural or artificial) causes beer to become "light struck" which is a Depression glass, which was made during the great depression, usually came in bright colors, like yellow, amber, blue, green, or pink. Depression Glass brings to mind 1930s-era America, when families struggled to put dinner on the table, let alone serve it on a fancy platter. These technologies are used for things like interest based Etsy ads. and was produced ca. processes. the most common groups using aqua glass during the period noted above. still use the color today. can go back much further than was common for utilitarian bottles Click primary color category. references to a lesser Colorless is Click visible in the thick parts of the glass, it very likely dates no earlier than World War I dates 1860-1870. sources including ashes and coal clinkers), copper with iron, and magnesia Sand deposits with very Colorless glass was a goal of glass bottle was made in a three piece Rickett's mold with the middle portion of This early American (New England) Set where you live, what language you speak, and the currency you use. largely colorless glass. 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