Youare bidding on a rare version of the Imperial Glass Company's "Loves Request Is Pickles". This version is milk glass and is 9" long and 5" across. This is also called the actress pickle dish. The first of these dishes was actually made around 1879 and is attributed to both the Crystal Glass Company and the LaBelle Glass Company, both located in Bridgeport, Ohio, and Riverside Glass Works of Brilliant, Ohio. Imperial continued the tradition, keeping theater people in the bowl of the dish. These actually list between $35 and $40, so you can't get a better price than the one I have on this Imperial version of the actress pickle dish. T is a tiny flea bite on one of the raised beads around the dish but it is unnoticeable. I see these in colored glass but know from my experience with glass that the milk glass version is listed as rare. Don't let this one get away! It has taken me several weeks to decide to part with this piece, but t are those of you out t who love these rare pieces more! T is a very low reserve on this piece, as always is the case with my items. A couple of you have asked me about this piece. Bidding is the easiest way to find the reserve and a couple of those will get your t pretty quick, which is the only hint I can give you.
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