Depression vs. Elegant Glass(11/30/08) Depression Glass vs. Elegant Glass: What’s The Difference?
By Linda Carannante
One big misnomer that I often hear is the assumption that all Pink and Green Glassware is Depression Glass. This isn’t always the case, and the pieces in question may very well be Elegant Glass. So what is the difference and where did these names come from?
old glass bottle(11/1/08)
Bottle found next to a Civil War burial monument over run with growth and weeds. Clear glass bottle is 8″ tall, lower half is hexagonal in shape. Bottom of bottle is round and 2″ in diameter. Top of the bottle is 1″ in diameter. A letter F on the bottom of the bottle. The numbers 435 across the bottom edge of the bottle. The Civil War captain buried there died in 1885.
Pilchuck Glass in Online Auction(10/28/08) Editor’s Note: You won’t have to leave the comforts of home to buy extraordinary glass collectibles. Just bid online at the Pilchuck Glass School auction.