Carnival glass refers to a distinctive type of molded glass with an iridescent coating. First manufactured in the early 1900s as a less expensive alternative to a popular art glass style, it was often given away as prizes or premiums and thus the name carnival glass. To learn more, visit our Carnival Glass history page.
1 7/8" high x 8 5/8" wide x 2 5/8" base.
Less common color.
Manufactured ca. 1915
3 1/8" tall x 2" diameter
9 1/4" tall
5 1/4" diameter
Saw tooth ruffled edge.
Leaf chain pattern and bearded berry back.
9" wide and 2 1/2" tall.
Manufactured circa 1912
Measures 8-1/2" spout to handle x 5" base diameter x 10" tall.
Rectangular dish with laced edge pattern.
7" tall x 7" long x 5" wide
Set of Six
The largest Northwood banquet punch bowl with matching base.
Together this set measures 14″ high.
Bowl diameter 17″
Base diameter 9″
6 1/2" tall
Manufactured circa 1911-1912
Sawtooth edge, footed plate
Manufactured circa 1908
Manufactured circa 1977
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