Tag Archives: Gene Florence

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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Elegant Glass: In a class by itself.

The more I learn, the more I learn that I need to learn. First there was American Brilliant cut glass (1876-1914). Then Early American Pattern Glass (EAPG, 1850-1910.) And we’ve all heard about Depression Glass (1920s – 1940s). Now I … Continue reading

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The Great Pyramid: An Art Deco Classic from Indiana Glass Company

This isn’t a Pyramid relish dish. (Well, it sort of is.) Its official pattern name is “No. 610” – Indiana Glass rarely gave names to their glass patterns and never called this “Pyramid.” But everyone else calls it that, probably … Continue reading

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Trendspotting: Anchor Hocking’s “Wexford” Pattern

I’m finally unpacking the glassware from my family’s Janvier Road bungalow, and I need to decide which pieces to keep and which need another good home. My rule of thumb is: If I can’t figure out how it will survive … Continue reading

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