Imperial Glass – Ohio Pink (Azalea) Hobstar Cookie Jar.
Take a look at this truly stunning and heavy pink glass cookie jar from Imperial Glass – Ohio with the Hobstar pattern. A beautiful piece to add to any collection!
Imperial Glass – Ohio was founded in 1901 by Edward Muhleman in the city of Bellaire in Ohio. Production of glass began in 1904 and Imperial became one of the largest glass companies in the world. They mostly produced various pressed glass patterns. Pressed Glass also known as pattern glass is a type of glass that is made by using a plunger to press molten glass into a mold. Imperial is also known for making the popular Candlewick pattern glass as well.
In 1973 Imperial Glass became a subsidiary company of Lenox and then later declared bankruptcy and sold off all of their wares. The original building is now a museum devoted to the history of the glass company.
This piece of glassware from the company is a lidded cookie jar. The pattern is Hobstar which consists of a star and fan shape design in Pink also known as Azalea. It is pressed glass and there is no makers hallmark on the piece. This pattern is discontinued as the company is no longer in production.
The jar measures 8 inches with the lid. 5 ½” without the lid and it weighs 3.12 pounds.
The piece is in beautiful condition with one very small flea bite on the rim of the jar, which is covered by the lid. A picture has been included.
Thank you for looking and if you have any questions, please feel free to ask.
Imperial Glass – Ohio Pink (Azalea) Hobstar Cookie Jar