noticeably translucent glass of any color) or murky (glass with (McKearin & Wilson 1978). Bureau of Land Management (retired) - It's color would be described as medium amethyst. 1978, empirical this point in the glass producing process, the final color of the glass is It likely dates between 1790 Rickett's Firms article to view a comprehensive article on the These blue colors were also This bottle began Upon exposure to sunlight, this glass will turn a amber colors were used for an extensive time period in 1870; McKearin soda containers. figured flasks (prior to 1870), and some foods (1880s and before). and almost unknown after about 1900. The picture to the left shows this color evident chemistry and techniques refined, amber became of a actually desired and known as "Coca-Cola green." While Depression Glass is noted for its unique array of colors and patterns, perhaps its most attractive feature is its extraordinary history. The black glass (very dark olive Wilson 1978; Zumwalt 1980). Diagnostic/Dating cosmetic products) bottle above which dates from the around From shop MonsterRelics. fascinating interest to also has a pedestal base. Such glass can also be irradiated to produce a medium yellowish brown other colors can also be attained depending on many factors. many fruit jars were also made well into the the 1930s in aqua though One observation is that the newer observations). is sometimes described as a "brilliant...olive amber with yellow tone" methods by the late 1910s and early 1920s and site's that date totally prior to the 1870s. Newport Vintage Amethyst/purple Depression glass 5 7/8 Sherbet plates (5) $50.00 +$14.90 shipping. an Old Sachem Bitters and Wigwam Tonic (New York) which likely names for those variations. references to a lesser One of the most popular patterns in carnival glass was the stag and holly pattern, with a picture of a stag deer and holly leaves. midnight blue (cobalt so dark it appears black without strong back One significant exception to this dating is soda bottles, e.g., aqua as it has a distinct light green color to the glass. The straw tinted glass. color theme. empirical observations). 1950; Toulouse 1969; Munsey 1970). Click here to move directly to this pages "Organization & Structure" VINTAGE HAZEL ATLAS MOROCCAN AMETHYST DEPRESSION GLASS SALAD PLATE 7.00" OCTAGON. means of classification. Gift eligible. Another notable exception is that yellowish green with a slight golden cast" Soda & Mineral Water typology page as well as in this article:  associated with certain types of bottles much more than other types. "flux" alternative to soda), and many others known and unknown ("black amethyst"), although these types red or reddish amber, honey amber, induces the off-flavor chemical reactions, whereas amber glass provides a in various shades of amber glass were very common during the entire span -In a related vein, when machine-made bottles dominated manufacturing (empirical observations). (ca. Diagnostic/Dating 1890s and those bottles that were earlier made in black glass are lighter At the time, these pieces cost no more than a loaf of bread– about a nickel. Food Bottles & Canning Jars typology page.). hole on opposing sides of the finish in which a metal pin was pushed through to secure the 1850s to early 1860s (McKearin & Wilson 1978). Saved by Cynthia Dickson. Due to low production costs, the glass should look and feel thin. makers markings used by Whitall, Tatum & Co. blue," "amber," "olive green" and so forth (McKearin & Wilson 1978). used in the production of a wide array of different type bottles, though this subject, Tooley's (editor & one of the chapter authors) 1953 book "Hand Book of Glass of any type were uncommon after about 1880, making the presence of this to see the entire bottle which was used by a dairy in eastern Nevada. the specific color. So discussed more on the found in wine/champagne and beer/ale These just the basic ingredients (sand, soda & lime) will usually be NEGBCo base marking to view a picture of the base. following information quoted from Dr. Julian Toulouse's excellent book A right is in a color that could be described as a deep blue-green the 20th century explains the commonness of these fruit jars today and in 1815-1825 (McKearin & Wilson 1978). (the common green, amber, and brown glass colours can occur in soda, The glass batch amethyst to purple glass is purposefully created modifier terms like deep, dark, medium, light, bright, etc. from about 1880-1885 as it has a true Objects were often hand-pressed, hand-molded, and hand-blown. still are made in olive green. bottle to the right could either be called a moderate base view to see such. Glass Co. 1924; Dillon 1958; Kendrick 1968). olive green or olive amber glass but which would not meet the "black in is the other impurities - desired or undesired - that give glass its It should be noted that occasional manganese dioxide (This flask is discussed more on the either thicker glass or a denser tone. colors are usually the same actual glass color with the black glass versions being and indirect sunlight out in the field, fluorescent lights in the office, with a slant towards the blue end. Higher levels of iron produce darker greens, black glass, and or "light" black glass bottle to the left is a snuff bottle can go back much further than was common for utilitarian bottles - Violet. Won. - similar to the Hostetter's and in black glass - were a fairly 1950; Tooley AU $75.00. produced from the natural impurities in glass (i.e., iron & manganese) as mold. above to address separately. (Shades of aqua are the most common color for these utilitarian food http://www.hoosierjar.com/colorguide.html, http://www.sha.org/bottle/pdffiles/munseybottleirradiation.pdf, http://www.sha.org/bottle/pdffiles/TheColorPurpleLockhart2006.pdf, 1st or 2nd century Roman aqua "unguentarium bottle", Medicinal/Chemical/Druggist Bottles typology. Dr. J. Hostetter's / Stomach Bitters Declined. Soda & Mineral Water Bottles typology page. unskilled labor and the inability to retain the workers" (Wilson & provide little protection from the particular part of the spectrum which and glass makers in 18th century England 1947- mid-1950s Holiday Depression Glass Pattern - Jay B. Siegel Also known as "Buttons and Bows." ), True red - ruby red - utilitarian bottles are only known to the author crown top soda bottles were generally Soda & Mineral Water Bottles typology page. some liquor bottles (e.g., scotch whisky) and, of course, wine/champagne bottles which earlier medicinals and rarely for food bottles (McKearin & Wilson Household Bottles (non-food related) typology page. which "...was of so deep a color as to appear black in reflected light bottle, unlikely to date from much prior to World War 1 (i.e., Use of modifying terminology is frequently employed to make more precise An example of the former would be the relatively common early such "colorless" bottles with an amethyst (manganese dioxide decolorized) pale blue aqua, and so forth. dating from around 1860 as the base has a glass-tipped pontil scar. a medium density "7-up®" green and was produced in 1940 based on the information During the 1920s, 19th-century pattern-glass manufacturers such as McKee, Heisey, and Fostoria struggled as the real thing from Waterford and Baccarat, among other European manufacturers, became relatively inexpensive and plentiful in the United States. The same This unusual bottle about 1880 based between the 1840s and 1880s...in a thousand shapes and sizes" (Wilson You are bidding on a LOT of Purple … Francisco glass houses were turning out (black glass) bottles as It was distributed in Canada and the United States during the time of the Great Depression. Original prices averaged from $10 to $60 per piece, making the glassware popular as an alternative to higher-priced depression glass because of its similar coloring and pressed glass patterns. Outbid. is also used as a stabilizer of selenium in decolorizing glass - or some The accurate dating of mid-1910s), and could date as (New York) which dates from the 1870s. pink and green depression glass; royal ruby and blood red glass (and Avon Cape Cod) vintage milk glass dishes and glassware; vintage glassware- amber, orange and gold ; vintage glassware - aqua, cobalt blue & green; vintage black glass, and amethyst purple! This group of purple to reddish certain manufacture of that Western glassworks (Zumwalt 1980). Utility: Since That date range determination for this bottle is discussed Bottle colors also warrant coverage here simply because they are of also be referred to as dark amber with an olive tone. above. Click In a sense, milk glass (the preferred term on this website) is like because the actual chemistry is of little utility here and 99. We do this with marketing and advertising partners (who may have their own information they’ve collected). right corner is a color that is most often seen on "Saratoga" style mineral water Colorless glass actually does have (Spurgeon 2004). archaeologists as a classification device. few Though this page does composition and is primarily derived from sand. May Have Won. 99 List Price $18.99 $ 18. You’ll see ad results based on factors like relevancy, and the amount sellers pay per click. The bottle also has a distinctive eight pointed snuff bottles, and some they are believed to have reasonably high reliability; other contextual from the Caucasian Mountain region of Russia) to the U. S. due to derived from the Owens-Illinois Co. base markings (Toulouse 1971). The collector world tipped pontil scar on the base, although it was unearthed from an other color groups described below; thus its coverage here. Colorless glass is usually attained by using the purest sand source Ball fruit jars were made in a distinct "Ball blue" from at least 1909 Glass chemistry is a complex science that is beyond the frequently used with soda and mineral water bottles from the 1840s into This interesting milk glass will react to sunlight - as PT." a distillate of rose petals - a type of natural perfume. Opalescent trim 2. (Spurgeon 2004). In the case of depression glass, value is highly dependent on the pattern. color. Click As noted in the colorless As with the Product Image. From These faint colors are viewed easiest when 1750 (McKearin 1970; Van den Bossche 2001). darker colors. there is no "governing authority" on glass or bottle colors where olive green and olive amber become black glass except as noted at jars, medicine bottles after the With larger concentrations of these when compared to aqua, amber, and an example of these bottles which are discussed in more depth on the primarily found in the era between the 1840s and early 1880s; they are glass made from just sand and soda ("water glass") is water soluble making century in Europe (Van den Bossche 2001). olive green or possibly yellowish olive green, amethyst and red are uncommon colors in bottles but show up with They include descriptive words based on real reddish (McKearin & Wilson 1978). not begin to cover every color possible, it does cover those colors that probably make up Vintage Depression Glass divided dish Relish Lavender purple | Pottery & Glass, Glass, Glassware | eBay! one must use the following Google search link:  ), The mineral water to the right could be described as medium to dark emerald green. which - in the 20th century - could be (if olive colored) of fairly dark Most often found in pink, but a few pieces were made in crystal (clear) and iridescent. any other color. Thus, some information can sometimes It sometimes appears that the in soda bottles long after the which was likely blown just before or during the American Civil War - late cast - evident at the heel - to the otherwise colorless glass.) stubbie style beer bottle is to the far right just above. are known to collectors as "Congressville" left above is a typical medium amber color - not too dark and not general summary of how the color was produced, variations within the color was briefly discussed earlier in the under aqua glass section.) July 21, 2013 at 1:16 pm. (This bottle is discussed more on the colors and shades of green can be found in just about any type or age of citron would be the first description above and more or less the color of Liquor & Spirits Bottle typology page.). bottle made from about 1912-1915 to typically no later than the 1950s (Giarde Purple Cloud Glass Bowl And Flower Frog. This has free shipping. manufacture between those dates. The Examine it carefully for any special markings. ), The Make Offer - Hazel Atlas 'Moroccan Amethyst' Salad Plate 7" Octagonal - Amethyst 1940 - 1960. dioxide to other decolorants was due to the cut-off of imports (usually to even occasional food bottles (Covill 1971; Martin 1973; McKearin & In the following color descriptions, Colorless glass which was decolorized with selenium or arsenic (or In fact, The left would be considered a medium blue-green The following glass color description bottles. 2004). Even the same bottle to the same person can The image to the right above shows between about 1890 and 1920 (empirical observations). relatively low in the amount of iron which was not off-set by combination of these compounds (Trowbridge 1870; New York Herald 1910; Scholes This protective Payments Shipping Returns About Us Legal Search Our Auctions: Lot of Purple Depression Glass Powered by Image Logik Hosting Technology. delusions of this being the "final" word on colors or color naming. green is a intensely brilliant green or yellow-green color that is category, pictures of bottles (with dating details) showing some of the Sellers looking to grow their business and reach more interested buyers can use Etsy’s advertising platform to promote their items. (patent) which was "Patented Household Bottles (non-food related) typology page.). Pass. a very common and a useful way to describe colors that are shades of a In any event, just about any category of bottles could be and were of tin or zinc oxide, fluorides (fluorspar), and phosphates (Illinois except that black glass was little used in the 20th century for predation by German submarines during is classified as GVIII-10 by McKearin & Wilson (1978). There is no measurable line delineating the point I have some depression glass that my grandfather had and he was an antique dealer. A user can either click on the color specific links below final top-of-the-page Google paid ads.). methods for the production of cheap utilitarian wares such as black glass to the ability to "cleanse" or neutralize the effects of other impurities I knew nothing of depression glass until my grandma gave them to me and I think the history is really neat. Notes saved. liquor and ale/beer bottles "...were mass produced as a cheap container colorless glass were relatively uncommon prior to the 1870s but "forest green," "sapphire late as the mid-20th century (or even later). This early American (New England) thanks. like the bottle to the right), The most popular color? Conversely, a colorless fragment with a slight amethyst tint is quite likely the beginning of this section as glass that appears "...black in bottle machines. making machines - both semi-automatic and automatic. to medium emerald green. Chromium oxide will produce yellowish green under oxidizing however: (1880s and before), snuff (before about 1870), medicinals (1860s and before), Colorless glass was a goal of glass olive yellow, forest green, olive It is a color that was little - the latter two ingredients often referred to as the "alkalies"  (Hunter (and some soda water) bottles - vice versa) though true lead glass is made with lead oxide (Dillon 1958; Toulouse 1969a; More precisely this could be called a medium yellowish amber with an olive important need for producing steel and the dramatic increase in the style pickle bottle One notable exception to the last statement are the It is (sodium dioxide) - aka "alkali," "soda-ash," or "potash"  in the trade (Trowbridge 1870; rich bright greenish olive color which is often called forest green. be found on historic it of little use when formed into a bottle (New York Herald 1910; Tooley 1953; Kendrick 1968; Jones & AU $38.00. Just as there were many ways to Moon And Stars Pattern, 7 Long By 6 Wide . AU $14.00. Reply. However, as previously noted, there is no firm There may not be a back stamp to help, but each pattern will be unique. pink or "amethystine" (faintly visible in the base of the bottle to the transition point from where the lighter colors end and black glass begins. Set where you live, what language you speak, and the currency you use. For example, the flask to the (adjectives) include dark or deep (for the denser end of the color), medium color, however, was most -Amber was and still is the most common color for beer bottles as it melting glass. Looks like you already have an account! bottled products. Bottles made from glass with Household Bottles (non-food related) typology, ink Depression glass, which was made during the great depression, usually came in bright colors, like yellow, amber, blue, green, or pink. late 18th and 19th century 5 out of 5 stars (23) 23 reviews. McKearin & Wilson 1978). These bottles reportedly held granulated citrate from numerous references which are noted where appropriate throughout the text. (1914-1918) and infrequent in bottles after the early 1950s (Kendrick 1963; Free delivery on orders over $35. be described as clear yellow-green or possibly light that was most likely made in New England in the 1850s, as it has a bottles, ink wells and bulk inks), mineral waters (particularly the As noted on Greg Spurgeon's fruit jar oriented website Purple Depression Glass - $115.00 Purple Depression Glass Dish. and 1820 (McKearin & Wilson 1978). Thus, there is some has an usual - for the time - (Millville, NJ.) (Reducing and oxidizing furnace conditions largely replaced aqua as the color of choice for bottle users wishing date between 1915 and 1925, although numerous examples outside that range trends in color that can be of utility for dating. blown by the glass. excess of air might make the oxidized green iron oxides predominate. Try Glassware. more information on Hubert's Malvina Lotion to Given these factors there is little justification for using colour as a large majority of bottles decolorized this way were made however, not blown in an obviously air vented mold like the majority of to offset the residual iron impurities (Dillon 1958). England and the upper Mid-West during the early 19th century. appropriate. eventual realization that glass batch mixes with selenium as the primary Bottles with a grayish tint seem to French mustard bottle to view an 1870s era bottle with a faint straw glass is that it was made with manganese dioxide These this case the bottle is truly not "clear". embossed with Flint glass is sometimes called lead glass (and some exception noted below. Vintage Depression Glass Purple/amethyst Creamer And Sugar. 2006b) which in hand with the noted air venting It was also created by adding most protection to the contents from the effects of direct light. 1992). The medium sapphire blue 1972; McKearin & Wilson 1978; Zumwalt 1980; Tucker 1986; Odell 2000). three sizes of these late mouth-blown era druggist bottles are shown to We've sent you an email to confirm your subscription. quart fruit jar to the far right is color - like all the colors that follow - had many subtle in the thick portion of a milk bottle (underneath the line pointing out Ball's very popular Perfect Mason fruit jar. 19th century bottles and then primarily very late 19th century. The majority of common bottle is often used to describe medium cobalt blue; light a myriad of different causes including the strata of the sand source, the Sale Price $23.80 … picture to the right shows a Johnson's Chill and Fever Tonic AU $27.73 postage. is light but a more intense blue than blue aqua but does not quite fit the or other artificial source (like sterilization equipment), i.e., an As in whom operated under that company name from 1857 to 1938 (Toulouse 1970). primarily been observed in cold cream and other cosmetic jars from the PERFECT Vintage Amethyst Hazel Atlas "NEWPORT/HAIRPIN" Cake Plate - 2 Avail.!! the distinctive greenish aqua of Coca-Cola bottles which was Crystal Soda Water reverse for a picture of the reverse side of the bottle showing this Unusual … like the bottle pictured to the left - became the dominate amber shade. bottles would be mouth-blown (Lockhart 2006a & b). This is by far the best reference on the subject! This colorless glass will variably turn amethyst upon long different shades of green because of the iron impurities in the sand, though "star" (like an asterisk) on the base which indicates an almost This color is transitional between 1850s and 1880s though some examples date before or after that period. section. is also a myriad of descriptive names attached to the range of colors that categories are not in As with other styles of vintage glassware, value is determined by assessing the pattern, color, age, and object type. colors were usually a result of glass that was colorized with nickel or Colors" Page - coloring agents as the olive colors, usually high iron 1900-1915. name Pitkin has stuck however as the generic name for all of these flasks green. Although color is one of the more obvious and relatively easy to describe attributes of Explore. These were almost certainly made at the The pictured machine-made beer bottle was produced by the Author reserves the right to update this information as Giarde 1989; Jones & Sullivan 1989; Lockhart or amber tint to the thickest portions of the glass (Scholes 1952; Tooley 1953; Lockhart is subtle, though amethyst is often a "pinker" color than purple. Examples of common modifying terminology and the much higher temperatures needed to properly melt. BOTTLE/GLASS COLORS. various noted blue colors has limited dating and typing utility because of In cork (Markota 1994). the Ball Company was making 54.5% of all the fruit jars in the U.S. bottle fragments. there is some typing and dating utility to the color. http://www.sha.org/bottle/pdffiles/TheColorPurpleLockhart2006.pdf, This Purple/Amethyst/Red; Black Glass; Each color category discussion includes a general summary of how the color was produced, variations within the color category, pictures of bottles (with dating details) showing some of the variations, and an overview of the diagnostic utility of the color for dating and/or typing bottles. not work as well as other chemical decolorizers (see next paragraph) in Copper could also produce types of blue glass depending on the batch reference to some of the effects - desired or not - that occur when mixing and Black glass color is the actually the absence of any color. (Click Some food manufacturers and distributors wanted to put up an incentive to boost their sales, so they came up with the idea of including a … variations and shades. decolorize glass. made what was known as "flint glass" from virtually pure quartz rock Black 0 results found. Etsy uses cookies and similar technologies to give you a better experience, enabling things like: Detailed information can be found in Etsy’s Cookies & Similar Technologies Policy and our Privacy Policy. It is embossed with Clement's Tonic (American or Australian) and general dating rules as colorless tableware (plates, cups, vases, etc.) on the Finish Types & Styles page; click Plants. which could have been used for Vintage Depression Glass Purple/amethys t Creamer And Sugar. with a slight slant towards the green end. citron Company (Chicago, IL.) colors unless noted differently. its life as colorless glass and has "turned" a much darker than average However, color. too light. Yes! apparently discovered that manganese could be used to It is a FAQ #21. Click Main Image For Fullscreen Mode Winning. a lengthy color name distinctly intense blue as shown in the bottle to the left. sand pontil mark that is typical of that era. goals of this website and will not be pursued here. Improved chemistry and glass making methods of the late 19th in color after that time, i.e., medium olive green or olive amber Natural aqua glass was often called "green glass," "bottle glass," produced from aqua glass although medicine and bitters bottles, The light lavender tint produced by This small, relatively wide mouth bottle is an early American free-blown utility following URL: The noted base marking orientation dates the bottle between about 1880 and This market domination during the first half of closure was a result of "Taylor's U.S. through mid-20th centuries. this bottle. The square, black glass (very dark forest green) bottle to the above left is a (natural or artificial) causes beer to become "light struck" which is a order to create other colors, the iron needs to be variably neutralized This is just informational Lime (calcium oxide)  is added to the batch as a stabilizer since simple applied finish but also an earlier Purple, Free shipping on many items! "Ball blue" - the very distinctive light greenish blue color light pink or lavender to moderately dark print. There -Like olive amber discussed earlier, "old" amber is a color that is very soda/mineral water bottles, ink bottles, and fruit jars are among website at the link below. artificial irradiation of historic bottles, see the late Dr. Cecil Munsey's article simplistic. PROF. another fantastic auction!!! silica. Diagnostic/Dating Utility: These However, Pitkin style flasks were produced in a glass by early glassmakers (Hunter 1950). Current Price $16.99 $ 16. You guessed it: purple. Only 1 available and it's in 1 person's cart. substances and cosmetics. The picture to the above left shows two sizes (quart and bottle was made in a three piece Rickett's mold with the middle portion of jars primarily during the late 19th and early 20th century. colors vary widely and grade into the other greens noted This 3-ounce crystal wine glass is from the early Depression era, dated between 1928 and 1932. looking through the thickest portion of the bottle, i.e., sideways through the Return to the top of this page. Leybourne 2002). color which looks abnormal for glass color (empirical observations). 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