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Kings Crown Glass - U.S. Glass Co. - 4016-68 - Small Crimped Compote

Piece Information
Manufacturer:U.S. Glass Co.
Manufacturer History:
Catalog Number:4016-68
Pattern Name:Antique Thumbprint
KCG Owned:Yes
Dimensions:4 11/16" tall at peak of crimp
5" open from furthest crimp points
3 1/2" base
Seam Count:0
Thumbprint Count:0
Star/Ray Present:No
Pressing Style:Hand Pressed
Staining Style:Hand Painted/Stained
Set / Collection:Individual Piece
Piece Family:Unique Piece to the Pattern
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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
Cobalt Blue1961 - 1962
Empire Green1961 - 1962
Golden Bananna1961 - 1962
Plum1961 - 1962

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:
Small Crimped Compote
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