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Early American Pattern Glass361 of 445Favorite Pattern BowlDuncan and Sons Cryptic Zipper Block EAPG Circa 1880's
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Posted 4 years ago


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This is a neat little piece of EAPG I picked up yesterday at a garage sale. It is a pattern I don't recognize. I originally thought it was a light custard glass possibly Fenton Blackberry spray with an outside pattern but when I got it home and was able to look at it better, it is what I believe to be an early piece of milk glass with uranium. Very unnusual to have a two sided decorated piece this early. The one side appears to be clearly a blackberry pattern. The other side is less clear and wasn't pressed well possibly a test piece? I don't know, but the pattern is a sail boat on a lake with pine trees to the right in panels around the glass. It also has a unique three mold twisted stem. The piece has a mark on the bottom, clearly a P over a space and Co. My guess is maybe Portland glass company or Pittsburgh glass company. But as you can see this piece really lights up under UV.


  1. TallCakes TallCakes, 4 years ago
    Fenton did make something very similar also. It is their #1802 Sailboats. Here's a link with some stems pictured at Doty's:
    can you show a photo of the mark on this piece?
  2. NativeJewelerylovers NativeJewelerylovers, 4 years ago
    Thanks Tall cakes, I believe you may have found it, that looks like them, now will have to see if I can find the piece. I tried searching sailboats pattern and didn't come up with anything...thanks for the information...
  3. NativeJewelerylovers NativeJewelerylovers, 4 years ago
    I have looked and does appear to be the outside pattern and as I had indicated earlier, the Blackberry Spray was very similar on the inside. I however, cannot find this item although, it looks like the ruffled compote without the ruffles although this is clearly factory this way. Also, I cannot find this coloring type. I wonder if they got the mold patterns from another company.
  4. NativeJewelerylovers NativeJewelerylovers, 4 years ago
    Thanks Bellini
  5. NativeJewelerylovers NativeJewelerylovers, 4 years ago
    I have located Fenton Sailboats in Custard, my initial impression by the Blackberry interior. The Custard Compote is listed as rare. The pattern was discontinued in 1916. I have located one shape like this, that they listed as Fenton also with the blackberry inside and the sailboat outside. I wasn't able to locate another. They didn't seem to have too much information on this piece.
  6. TallCakes TallCakes, 4 years ago
    the one reference I found had a YOP of 1914 and no mention of a previous maker. Fenton of that era wasn't marked so no explanation for the mark you mentioned.

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