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    Posted 7 years ago

    Sherry53
    (7 items)

    I love this piece because the milk glass has a old quality to it that I haven't seen in any other pieces I have found. I am still trying to find out the pattern name and manufacturer. I was just walking through a thrift store and there is was! Love it!

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    1. TallCakes TallCakes, 7 years ago
      Vallérysthal Portieux #3790 compote from 1907 catalog. It's not unusual to not find names for patterns in catalogs, as many maker simply assigned numbers to their wares.
    2. Sherry53, 7 years ago
      TallCakes, thank you so much! Can anyone suggest one or two good reference books for Milk Glass?
    3. TallCakes TallCakes, 7 years ago
      here is a link with short reviews on some glass book relative to 'pattern glass' including a couple specific to milk glass. Time involved studying glass is the best teacher.
      http://www.patternglass.com/BkStore/bkstore.htm

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