Come in and browse our Victorian Early American Pattern Glass Shop. Early American Pattern Glass is commonly referred to as "EAPG" or old pressed glass. English EAPG dates from 1860 to 1930 and American EAPG dates from 1820 to 1910. In America, there was patterned glass made after 1910. We have included in our shop patterned glass that was made after 1910, except for depression glass. We have an assortment of patterned glass from various manufacturers. It is not uncommon to find the same patterned glass made by several different manufacturers. Many manufacturers went out of business and other manufacturers bought the molds of these manufacturers.
We test all glass items in our EAPG shop under a black light. Glass made between 1850 and 1915 should fluoresce yellow/green under a black light in a dark room. This is because of manganese in the glass during this time period. Please see the description to see how the item rated in the black light test.
Early American Patterned Glass is very early glass and as such, should be shown the care and love it deserves. Please hand wash and dry your Early American Patterned Glass. Remember they didn't have dishwashers back in those days.
Enjoy looking for your treasure here.
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$49.95 Antique EAPG 11 1/2" Oval Platter in Barley or Indian Tree, Sprig Pattern - Item #336
This is an Antique 11 1/2" Oval Platter or Plate in the Barley Pattern or Indian Tree or Sprig Patterns. The original pattern name was Barley, but it also goes by the other names listed. It features glass dots under the rim that catch the light like diamonds. It has a center star burst and horizontal barley sprigs. The oval platter or plate measures 9 1/2" in diameter at its widest point and is 11 1/2" long and 1 1/2" deep. Campbell, Jones & Co. started producing this pattern in 1870. Under black light, the foot of this platter and under surfaces do fluoresce yellow/green. This platter is in excellent condition with no chips or cracks. There is the normal scratches due to its age. It would be a great addition for collectors. Circa: 1870s+.
$39.95 Antique EAPG Spooner in Willow Oak, Oak Leaf, Acorn & Oak, Wreath Pattern - Item #337
This is an Antique Spooner in the Willow Oak, or Oak Leaf or Acorn & Oak or Wreath Patterns. Willow Oak is the original name for this pattern but it does go by these other pattern names as well. The spooner measures 4 1/8" in diameter at its widest point and is 4 7/8" tall. Bryce Brothers started producing the Willow Oak pattern in 1870s. This pattern was also produced by U.S. Glass in 1891. Under black light, the foot of this spooner does fluoresce yellow/green. This is a 3 part pressed glass mold. It features stippling with the oak leaves and presumably acorns. It has nice scrolling and is beaded right under the rim. This spooner is in excellent condition, with no chips or cracks. Spooners were used in the 19th century to put spoons in at the table since they were not part of the table place setting. It still has many uses, including as a vase or celery vase, as well as for spoons. Circa: 1870s+.
This is an Antique Heisey 9" Crimped Nappy in the Fandango Pattern #1201. It measures 9 1/4" in diameter at its widest point and 3 1/4" tall. Heisey produced this pattern from 1896 to 1906. The peak years for production of this pattern was 1896 to 1898. Heisey did not put maker marks on this pattern. The foot and under surfaces do fluoresce yellow/green under a black light. There is a starburst design in the center of the bowl. There are no chips or cracks in the interior or outer rim. There are a few chips on the underside within the outside sections of the starburst design and the pyramid.that sticks out. This is where it would have touched a counter top. It is hard to see and does not effect its use or beauty at all. It is quite heavy. It is a gorgeous bowl and would look great with fruit in it or with a garden salad. It is a very versatile serving bowl. Circa: 1896 to 1906.
$44.95 Antique EAPG U.S. Glass Co. New Jersey AKA Loops & Drops #15070 9 1/8" Serving Bowl - Item #446
This is an Early American Pressed Glass 9 1/8" Serving Bowl in the New Jersey AKA Loops & Drops Pattern #15070. The U.S. Glass Company made this pattern from 1900-1908. The foot and under surfaces do fluoresce yellow/green under a black light. The serving bowl is absolutely beautiful. It shines like diamonds. It measures 9 1/8" in diameter and 2 3/4" tall. We could find no makers mark. There are no chips or cracks in this bowl that we could find. There are air bubbles in the glass around the rim. The seaming is a little rough and the foot seam is a little uneven. Those manufacturer flaws go with EAPG and do not distract but give wonderful character to the EAPG. The is one 1/2" line on the bottom inside the glass which you can not feel from the outside. Not quite sure what it is. You may click on the picture to see additional pictures of the bowl. It truly is a gorgeous piece! This is a recent estate find. It would be just as lovely on any dining room table. Circa: 1900-1908.
$54.95 Vintage Amber Milk Jug Pitcher in Etta, Paden City #204 Pattern - Item #456
This is a Vintage Amber Milk Pitcher in the Etta Pattern or Paden City #204 Pattern. This piece could be a reproduction piece. This pattern was acquired from J. B. Higbee. This piece could have been made by J. B. Higbee. Paden City Glass Co. started this pattern in 1916 and started making amber items in 1924. This item does not fluoresce yellow/green under a black light since it was made after 1915. The milk pitcher measures 8" tall from the spout to the foot. The foot is 3 3/4" in diameter. This pitcher is in excellent condition. The base is a three part mold. There is a little roughness on one of the mold lines at the foot which is normal for patterned glass. There are no makers marks on this piece. This piece is heavy for its size. This is a recent estate find. It would be just as lovely using it as a milk or beverage pitcher.
This is a Signed Imperial Glass Tall Compote in the Daisy & Button Pattern. Imperial Glass Company started manufacturing this pattern in 1910. It is signed on the bottom with the Imperial Glass trademark. This piece did not fluoresce yellow/green under a black light. The compote measures 9" in diameter and stands 7 1/8" tall. It is in excellent condition. Please choose Federal Express Home Delivery Shipping at checkout. This was an estate find. It would be lovely as a centerpiece on a table. Circa: 1916+.
$34.95 Vintage Paneled Thistle Footed Rose Bowl - Item #308
This is a Vintage Paneled Thistle Rose Bowl. It is footed. It measures 5" in diameter and 2 1/2" tall. We could not find any maker marks, but the auctioneer at the estate auction said it was Higbee. Higbee Glass, J.B. Higbee Co. located in Bridgeville, Pennsylvania made this pattern from 1900 through 1915. Another manufacturer produced it after 1915. It pattern was reproduced by L. G. Wright between 1940-1970s. This piece did not fluoresce yellow/green under a black light though at times we thought we saw yellow/green on the feet. There are no chips or cracks in the rose bowl. It does has the bubbles within the glass and the straw marks which are common with older glass. This is a recent estate find. It would be just as lovely filled with roses or potpourri. Circa: 1916+.
This is a Vintage Paneled Thistle Relish Tray. It measures 8 1/8" in diameter and 1 1/2" tall. We could not find any maker marks, but Higbee Glass, J.B. Higbee Co. located in Bridgeville, Pennsylvania made this pattern from 1900 through 1915. Another manufacturer produced it after 1915. This pattern was reproduced by L. G. Wright from 1940-1970s. This piece did not fluoresce yellow/green under a black light. There are no chips or cracks in the relish dish. It does have a few bubbles within the glass and a few straw marks which are common with older glass. It is a little rough underneath the rim or saw tooth edge which is part of the manufacturing process. This is a recent estate find. Great to add to your collection. Circa: 1916+.
This is a Large Vintage Colonial 12 Flute Celery Vase. It is quite heavy and is in a 2 part mold. This glass has a faint green cast to it. The piece measures 8 1/2" tall and the base is 4" in diameter. There are no maker marks. We did try to find the manufacturer without any luck. We ran a black light test on it and it did not fluoresce yellow/green. It is in excellent condition. There are the normal small air bubbles in the glass. In the Victorian Era, Celery Vases were used to hold celery at the table. It can be used as intended, but it also makes for a fabulous vase. Circa: 1916+.
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