American # 3986
Early American flint glass pattern bowl with a scalloped exterior edge, recessed circular motif and terminating on a tapered recessed circular stem with a beveled transparent base, Early 19th century. Bowl is 10" diameter at top and 6" diameter at base.
$ 1,800 Retail
Flint glass refers to glass made with powdered flint and later lead, produced in the United States from the 1820s through the 1860s. The term, "flint glass," was given to better glassware because powdered flint was added to the glass formula to improve clarity.
IN THE STYLE OF: Wear Flint Glass Co. (Manufacturer)
OF THE PERIOD: American Empire
PLACE OF ORIGIN: United States
DATE OF MANUFACTURE: Circa 1830
MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES: Hand-Crafted Optical Glass
WEAR: Wear consistent with age and use
HEIGHT: 11.5 in. (29 cm)
DIAMETER: 10 in. (25 cm)
Golden & Associates Antiques
206 King St. Charleston, SC 29401
Reference Number: # 3986