Offered is a large Early American Pattern Glass fruit bowl which was made by Hobbs Brockunier. The jar features the Leaf & Flower pattern in the amber color which is actually impressed into the glass. The bowl is 7 & 7/8 inches in diameter and 3 inches deep. It is in remarkable condition, with only minimal table wear. This pattern of “Leaves and Flowers “ was introduced in 1890 and was very popular at the time. The detailed leaves are amazing and the amber color is clean and bright.
J. H. Hobbs, Brockunier and Company was one of the largest and best known manufacturers of glass Tableware in the United States during the 19th century. Hobbs started business in 1845 and eventually their products were distributed globally. The company was responsible for the greatest innovation in American glass making a process which improved the formula for lime glass. This discovery enabled American glass makers to produce high-quality glass at a much lower cost.
Large EAPG Fruit Bowl by Hobbs in the Leaf & Flower Pattern