Monday, February 18, 2013

~ Pink Depression glass....

Just a random cute piece of pink depression glass. I really like the color of this dish.
The thing with the older glass, is that it can be a orange looking pink... instead of a true pink-pink. I had been told.... so take it with a grain of salt... that when the color is off... it was a firing issue at the plant. 

I also know... that a lot of the reproductions done in the 60's and 70's ... produced some orange-pink looking glass. 
But the ultimate way to for me to figure out what I am handling. Is by touch. The old depression glass has a certain feel to the glass. That can't be duplicated. And it is something that you figure out the more you handle the older glass.

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1 comment:

Vanessa said...

That glass is SO beautiful. Love knowing what it's called now for when I hopefully run into it :)