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Posted 6 years ago


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If anyone could help me with identifying these glass items I would be most grateful. The smallest square dish (1st pic,bottom left) came from my Grandmother's bathroom closet. It is not the sort of thing that I usually gravitate to, but something about it made me take it home with me and I forgot all about it. Months later at outdoor market, I saw one in sunlight & thought how pretty it was, I regretted that I didn't buy it. I unpacked my little dish & it looked lonely, so every-time I saw one for sale, I'd buy. Some have 4 diamonds on base. Also when I washed them, what I thought was grime stuck in grooves of pattern turned out to be some sort of silver metallic paint. The dishes in last pic don't have the small diamond marks.
Why is this? They look the same but are not. What kind of glass is this? I'm just curious. Thank-You!

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  1. Manikin Manikin, 6 years ago
    Beuax it all looks like pressed glassware from depression era . It does not look like hand cut crystal which has very sharp edges . You can scratch yourself on hand cut it is very sharp . They made many styles in pressed glass . The starburst is found alot. They are very nice ! Love . They must make a beautiful display when sun shines on them .
  2. Manikin Manikin, 6 years ago
    The little like squares are called saw tooth on your pattern like this one. Yours are much nicer but just to show the star and the saw tooth on pressed glass for you . I can't tell real good on your photo but I doubt they are crystal glass . Hope this helps .
  3. BeauxPurdy BeauxPurdy, 6 years ago
    Manikin, You saved the day again for me! Yes, there seems to be a lot of this glass, so much so that just finding out name of pattern was difficult. The starburst, Thank-you! It's amazing how things can look different in the sun, sometimes so many little details jump out and what I thought was just Blahhh, becomes beautiful.

  4. Manikin Manikin, 6 years ago
    Hope it helped you , your supply of treasures has no bottom . Wow how lucky you are and love all your shares beaux !!
  5. BeauxPurdy BeauxPurdy, 6 years ago
    Yes, now sawtooth makes sense. It is pretty! I need more stuff like a hole in the head! But I'm still gonna look, Thank-You!
  6. TallCakes TallCakes, 6 years ago
    the diamond/sawtooth pieces look to be consistent with that of Federal Glass tho' I'm not sure of a name assigned by Federal. Replacements has these as Federal FEG8 in various colors. I've also seen the pattern listed as 'Diamond Point'.
  7. BeauxPurdy BeauxPurdy, 6 years ago
    Thank-you! For your kindness in taking the time to help me.I am finding that with glass, the more I try to learn about it, the more I am confused! I am in awe of your ability to identify such a varity of glass that just seems endless...
  8. BeauxPurdy BeauxPurdy, 6 years ago
    TallCakes-Oh, How I wish These were ALL cake stands!

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