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Kings Crown Glass - U.S. Glass Co. - Orange Bowl

Piece Information
Manufacturer:U.S. Glass Co.
Manufacturer History:
Catalog Number:(Unknown)
Pattern Name:X.L.C.R (Excelsior)
KCG Owned:Yes
Dimensions:Height: ~9"
Flare Diameter: ~12"
Band Diameter: ~8 1/2"
Bowl Depth: ~5"
Stem Information:USG XLCR XL
Seam Count:3 (excluding stem)
Thumbprint Count:15 (excluding stem)
Star/Ray Present:Yes
Pressing Style:Hand Pressed
Staining Style:Hand Painted/Stained
Set / Collection:Individual Piece
Piece Family:1 Related Pieces
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How the panels of pressed glass were formed. Hand pressed were typically thicker, resulting in a deeper thumbprint. Machine was thinner, as too thick and machines couldn't release.
How glass is stained. Normally this is a painted on substance that once refired causes a lasting colored stain. Metalic colors are slightly different and were always hand-painted.
Color / Year Information
ColorRange
Crystal1892 - c1904
Crystal with Dark Ruby Stain1892 - c1904
Crystal with Dark Ruby Stain, engraved1892 - c1904
Crystal, engraved1892 - c1904

As staining can be done at any time against the glass, variants are possible. Our standard colors reflect only those known to have been applyed by the manufacturer.


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Catalog Name:
Orange Bowl
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Description:USG XLCR XL
Dimensions:Diameter: 5 1/2"
Height: ~3 1/2"
Mould Count:1
Seam Count:3
Thumbprint Count:12
Tooth-band Count:2
Machine Pressed:No
Pressing Clarity:Above Average: Definition/Details extremely crisp
Notes: 
Note the single thumbprint band and squatter shape. This stem was used for heavy duty items.
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