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This outstanding, Victorian flint glass spooner was made circa 1860, the manufacturer is unknown at this time, but, may possibly be Gillinder Glass Co. This raised leaf pattern, made from a highly detailed mold is called "Birch Leaf". Often confused with a very similar flint glass pattern called NPL (new pressed leaf) made by McKee bros. This antique glass spooner is smooth, shiny opaque white 'flint' glass - it has nine large, finely detailed, raised vertical leaves all around the lower part of the bowl, with a Delightful tulip shaped top rim, resting on a short fluted pedestal stem. This fiery, opaque white Flint glass, Very SweeTLy Rings like a Bell when lightly tapped - such a delightful sound, it should be considered a musical instrument! This antique Victorian glass Gem measures 5 1/2 inches tall X 3 1/2 inches across the top rim X 3 inches across the round pedestal base. In Excellent condition for its 150 years, with no chips or cracks, just a few tiny specks of ash in the glass, and surface wear on the inside only, consistent with age and use! An Exceptional example of antique, Victorian Flint glass! A Rare find in opaque white flint glass!
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Birch Leaf, Flint glass Victorian Spooner, 1860
$75 USD SOLD
Fort Wayne, IN
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