Tag Archives: EAPG patterns

A Manhattan Cookie Jar? Don’t Be So Sure!

I’ve seen this cookie or biscuit jar advertised all over the place as Anchor Hocking’s “Manhattan.” It sure looks like “Manhattan,” with its distinctive horizontal ribs, and it is pink — one of the original colors. But it isn’t. I … Continue reading

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Identifying EAPG Patterns: The Good News and Bad News

When it comes to EAPG and American Brilliant, I’m a total novice. A newbie with nearly 15 boxes packed with the stuff. I won’t sell it unless I can accurately identify it. And I won’t use it unless I can … Continue reading

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Tackling the Tecs: McKee’s 18 most famous patterns.

This biscuit jar was the first EAPG pattern I identified all by myself. I thought I’d become an expert! Little did I know that 17 other patterns were made by McKee, and that they all carried the “tec” suffix. Some … Continue reading

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McKee’s “Innovation”: Glass that was truly ahead of its time.

While unpacking antique glass from our Janvier Road bungalow, I began to notice something. A lot of the pieces had these flowers and cut leaves! A bowl… A vase. A celery. Someone in my family sure must have loved this … Continue reading

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A Federal Case: Petal Pattern #2829

Found another one! Pattern, that is. I unpacked this gorgeous bowl from the Janvier Road collection and, as usual, had no idea which search terms to use. By accident I saw a similar bowl labeled as a “petal” shape – … Continue reading

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