This listing is for a very rare New England Plated Amberina Art Glass lemonade or juice tumbler, c. 1880's. This fabulous tumbler has vivid fuschia coloring at top shading to amber at base with vertical ribbing on exterior and creamy bluish white cased interior. A small quantity of gold was added to the batch of transparent amber glass to achieve the coloration desired, then the top portion of the glass was cooled and reheated to achieve the Amberina effect. Plated Amberina glass was patented by Joseph Locke in 1886. Locke ranks as one of the greatest and most innovative contributors to the American Art Glass field with Plated Amberina being one of the most desirable additions to any American Art Glass Collection. This stunning tumbler is pictured on page 45 of the book "The Collector's Encyclopedia of American Art Glass, Second Edition" by John A. Shuman III.
Dimensions: 4" high and 2 1/2" in diameter.
Condition: Glass is in excellent Estate condition with no chips, cracks or repairs. The depth of color is very rich making this tumbler an extremely choice and difficult to find item.
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