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Chapel Hill Vintage Jewels


Julie Irving, Chapel Hill NC   

Antique 19th Century English Crystal Liquor Glass in Leather CaseAntique 19th Century English Crystal Liquor Glass in Leather CaseAntique 19th Century English Crystal Liquor Glass in Leather CaseAntique 19th Century English Crystal Liquor Glass in Leather CaseAntique 19th Century English Crystal Liquor Glass in Leather CaseAntique 19th Century English Crystal Liquor Glass in Leather CaseAntique 19th Century English Crystal Liquor Glass in Leather Case

What a unique gift for the person in your life that appreciates the history of a fine accessory. This beautiful hand-blown etched crystal liquor glass has been perfectly preserved within the felt lining of it's perfectly fitting burgundy leather case. At 2 ¼” tall, the glass is slightly larger than a shot glass. After some research, I found that these glasses were also called sample glasses. It would have been impossible to date the glass but the case is marked “Dennison Maker”. More research led me to a company in Birmingham, England that made leather cases from 1874-1895. They made watch cases as well. Fine craftsmanship and an elegant traveling companion. The piece was purchased in England at a famous antique market.

Size: Glass is 2 ¼” tall
Color: Burgundy leather case; clear glass
Condition: Very good, slight wear on top of case
Circa: Late 1800s to early 1900s

Item ID: VJ-449

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Antique 19th Century English Crystal Liquor Glass in Leather Case

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Chapel Hill Vintage Jewels


Julie Irving
Chapel Hill
NC
  

A wonderful mix of antique, fine and vintage costume jewelry.

Inventory Clearance: LAST CHANCE items will be removed in January. Offers considered, please email: juirving@yahoo.com

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