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Elegant Glass190 of 219GLASS ETCHED WHEEL CUT ICE BUCKET FOSTORIA?Duncan and Miller Glass Co. 'Old Hobnail' Cake Stands
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Posted 6 years ago


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I inherited a set of 12 of of these delicate glasses. All I know is that they are at least 50 years old. They look like fancy juice or dessert glasses. Any information or comments would be welcome!

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  1. Paul71 Paul71, 6 years ago
    The decoration is done by a process called "needle etching", which involves acid and wax. Rather than go into a lengthy description of the process, you can google "needle etching" and find lots about it.
  2. vetraio50 vetraio50, 6 years ago
    I've seen them listed as "jelly cups" or "syllabub cups" .
  3. cambridgechick, 6 years ago
    Nice to have a few things to research. Thank you both!

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