Beautiful American Brilliant Cut glass mayonnaise bowl with under plate ~ Shirley Pattern ~ Meriden Flint Glass Co 1918 This listing is for a gorgeous 2 piece American Brilliant Cut glass mayonnaise bowl with matching underplate. . This lovely mayonnaise dish an under plate cut in the Shirley pattern and is attributed to the Meriden Flint Glass Company. It can be seen in the Meriden 1918 Brilliant Era Glass Cutting House Catalogs. The design features hobstars, fans and floral etching. Both pieces have scalloped toothed edges. The mayo bowl does have two teeth chipped but otherwise condition is conducive with age. Please see pictures for condition
Founded in Connecticut in 1876, the Meriden Flint Glass Company employed some of the glass industry's most talented craftsmen, producing internationally award-winning cut and decorated glass.
Although it was only in operation for a brief time, the company was important in the history of the American glassmaking industry and played a role in the development of the early American labor movement. The Meriden Flint Glass Company closed in 1886, was sold to James Murray, and then operated as the James Murray & Company glassworks until June 23, 1888. Wave Crest glass, Victorian and art nouveau style glass, was made in Meriden.
Measures: plate 6 7/8" w x 1" H bowl 2 1/2" H 6 " top 3 3/8" w Base
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