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    Posted 6 years ago

    Kydur
    (103 items)

    This is a very vibrant green glass dish of some sort. Is it a butter dish? Or perhaps for small pastry? It's not very large: base is 7.5" in diameter, and the cover is 5" in diameter - the entire piece stands about 4.25" high.

    Is it gold leaf gilding or just gold paint on the flourishes? The glass has a few bubbles and ripples - how was it made? So many questions and no answers! But I liked the colour of the glass a lot and paid only $2 at a yard sale, so whatever it is I feel I can't lose!

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    1. aghcollect aghcollect, 6 years ago
      https://www.etsy.com/uk/listing/65522433/antique-victorian-glass-covered-butter?ref=br_feed_28&br_feed_tlp=vintage-category
    2. Jewels Jewels, 6 years ago
      It is gorgeous!
    3. TallCakes TallCakes, 6 years ago
      agh is correct; this is Heisey Glass #1280, c1898; aka: Staghorn, Winged Scroll
    4. TallCakes TallCakes, 6 years ago
      yes, it is a butter dish. In one book the omn is also noted as Ivorina Verde
    5. aghcollect aghcollect, 6 years ago
      TC - I saw that Ivorina Verde - it was a gree-tint milkglass;
      http://www.ebay.com/itm/Heisey-Custard-Glass-Ivorina-Winged-Scroll-Gold-Trim-Butter-Dish-with-Lid-/141497909892?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item20f1eec284
    6. Kydur Kydur, 6 years ago
      STAND BACK JACK! Ya gotta be kiddin' me!

      I feel like the people on the Antique Roadshow who've just been told their $2 flea market find is worth 60 times more than they paid for it!

      And mine appears to be in flawless condition, with the exception of the gold around the edge of the plate wearing off - but no chips like those in the links.

      Thanks so much for the information you all supplied. Maybe I'm getting an intuitive knack for this stuff and should become an antiques dealer!
    7. aghcollect aghcollect, 6 years ago
      Is this yard sale in Florida by any chance? - I am green with envy :0)
    8. aghcollect aghcollect, 6 years ago
      Better used for beluga caviar or white truffles instead of butter :))
    9. Kydur Kydur, 6 years ago
      It was a yard sale on one of the Gulf Islands in the Salish Sea on the west coast of British Columbia, Canada. I'm going to post the flutterbys I bought at the same sale on the odd chance they're some rare Lepidopteras.
    10. TallCakes TallCakes, 6 years ago
      the Ivorina Verde was Heisey's name for their custard glass, which prolly is striking under black light : )
    11. antiquerose antiquerose, 6 years ago
      Oh, is this ever Pretty ~ and the condition looks Super !!

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