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Kings Crown Glass - U.S. Glass Co. - 4016-45 - Footed Crimped Bowl

Piece Information
Manufacturer:U.S. Glass Co.
Manufacturer History:
Catalog Number:4016-45
Pattern Name:Antique Thumbprint
KCG Owned:Yes
Dimensions:Height at Crimp: ~5 1/8"
Diameter w/Crimp: ~7 1/4"
Diameter: ~8 1/4"
Depth: ~2 3/4"
Stem Information:Small Bowl Stem
Seam Count:3 (excluding stem)
Thumbprint Count:15 (excluding stem)
Star/Ray Present:No
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
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.


Notes
The Antique Thumbprint releases had a less dramatic bowl and more refined crimps, bringing it more stylistic with the 1960s.

Catalog Name:
Footed Crimped Bowl
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Description:Small Bowl Stem
Dimensions:Height: ~2 1/2"
Base Diameter: 4 1/2"
Mould Count:1
Seam Count:3
Thumbprint Count:6
Tooth-band Count:1
Machine Pressed:No
Pressing Clarity:Above Average: Definition/Details extremely crisp
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