Steuben Glass Works' Frederick Carder shape #453 Gold Calcite G/L glass basket, ca 1925, with Gold Aurene liner over Calcite exterior; iridescent Blue Aurene handle with pigtail prunts. Slightly dirty bottom commiserate with age, smoothly ground pontil, no markings; probably originally came with a paper label which is now absent. No chips or cracks, excellent condition, just a gorgeous piece of American made Art Glass. See similar examples of this shape in "Frederick Carder and Steuben Glass: American Classics" by Thomas P. Dimitroff.
8 inches tall by 8 1/16 inches wide and 6 inches across at the handle, the largest size of shape 453 produced in Calcite G/L, that Steuben made in three different sizes, 4", 6" and 8".
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COLLECTION: A time machine on a shelf or a museum in the kitchen. Reach out and touch the memory of sweet childhood laughter.