Examples of American Brilliant Cut Glass

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  • Napoleon Hat in Turquoise cut-to-clear

    Turquoise-to-clear Napoleon hat Bowl: 11in. long x 8in. wide x 3in. deep. Weight: 3 pounds. There is a band of hobnails which follow the curvature of the bowl. Four 16-point hobstars that are separated by fans, flashed stars and small hobstars are cut on the sides along with more bands of hobnails.

  • Orange Bowl

    Orange Bowl 11in. long x 8in. wide x 4in.tall. Weight: 5 pounds. Pattern: Marcella Cutter: Libbey.

  • Tuthill Bowl

    Bowl. 4in. tall x 9in. top diameter x 5in. bottom diameter. Weight: 4 pounds. Signed: Tuthill. This bowl is engraved in a peony floral design. Leaves are intricately detailed.

  • Rainbow Bowl

    Rainbow Bowl: 9" diameter x 2in." deep. Weight: 3 pounds. The bowl, in shades of pink, blue and chartreuse is cut in the Russian pattern with starred buttons. A most unusual color and the only known rainbow bowl like this one..

  • Fruit Bowl

    Fruit Bowl. 15in. long x 11in. wide x 4in. tall. Weight: 11 pounds. Pattern: Kensington. Cutter: Hawkes. A 24 point hobstar is cut in the bottom of this fruit bowl.

  • Bowl

    Bowl: 8 1/4in. diameter x 3in." tall. Weight: 3 3/4 pounds. A cluster of seven hobstars is cut in the bottom of the bowl. Circles of 24 point hobstars alternating with circles of eight small hobstars are cut around the sides of the bowl. Four small hobstars in diamond shapes are cut between the circles at the small scallops around the top of the bowl.

  • Low Bowl

    Low Bowl. 15in. diameter x 2in. tall. Weight: 8 pounds. Signed: Hawkes. This comet motif bowl is cut in ten 16 point hobstars on the outer edge of this blown-out (or crimped) bowl. Notched mitres that follow the blown-out sections are cut in the center.

  • Bowl

    Bowl. 4in. tall x 8in. diameter. Weight: 3 pounds. Signed: Libbey (with disconnected in.Lin. and in.yin..) The bowl is cut in four clusters of six small hobstars encircled by flashed fans. Four 20 point hobstars are cut around the top separating the clusters. Two bands of five small hobstars and bow-ties of cross-hatching are cut across the bottom and to the sides of the dusters of hobstars.

  • Carafe

    Carafe: 8in. tall x 5in. bulbous diameter. Weight: 2 pounds. Pattern: Aztec. Cutter: Libbey. The neck is fluted with zipper cutting and a 16 point hobstar is cut on the bottom.

  • Carafe

    Carafe: 9in. tall x 5 7/8in. diameter. Weight: 3 pounds. It is cut in pyramidal and cross-cut diamonds with fans at the top and bottom. A rayed star is cut on the base.

  • Carafe

    Carafe: 9in. tall x 5 7/8in. diameter. Weight: 3 pounds. It has a 16 point hobstar cut on the base. Block diamond alternating with hobstars, rayed stars and step-cutting is cut around the carafe. The neck is cut in mitres with bullseyes around the top.

  • Carafe

    Carafe: 9in. tall x 5 5/8in. bulbous diameter. Weight: 3 pounds. Pattern: Marcella. Cutter: Libbey. A 16 point hobstar is cut on the bottom. A row of cane is cut around the top. Zipper cutting appears on the fluted neck.

  • Decanter

    Decanter: 8in. tall x 5in. bulbous diameter. With the exception of the slope on the decanter bowl and a small area of the handle, this piece is cut entirely in panels of diamond point. The slope of the decanter bowl going into the decanter neck is cut with a series of small fans. This decanter is believed to be cut by Frederic Carder.

  • Decanter

    Decanter: 10in. tall x 5in. long x 2in. wide. Weight: 4 pounds. The sides of this ovoid decanter are cut in spokes of cane and fans. The ends of the decanter are cut in a circle of spokes with fans between the spokes. Zipper cutting is found on the neck of the decanter. The handle is cut in thumb prints.

  • Decanter

    Decanter: 9in. tall x 7 1/2in. long x 5in. wide. Weight: 4 pounds. This shipin.s decanter is cut in cross hatching, small harvard hobnail in the shape of a horseshoe. The words in.Good Luckin. are engraved in a floral motif on the inside of the horseshoe. Harvard is cut around the sides of the decanter. Step cutting is found around the neck with thumb prints on the handles.

  • Decanter

    Decanter: 13in. tall x 3in. base diameter. This pedestal decanter has 24 point hobstars cut on the sides encircled in punties with cane cutting on the front. Panels of cross hatching and beading are cut on the neck. The base is cut in an 18 point hobstar with thumb prints cut on the handle. A tear drop is in the Sultan shaped stopper.

  • Decanter

    Two Handled Decanter. 9in. tall x 6in. bulbous diameter. Weight: 3 pounds. Signed: Pitkin and Brooks. This double-lipped decanter is cut in blocks of double mitres with 8 point hobstars in the center. Flutes and elongated punties are cut on the neck with a rayed star cut on the bottom. A rayed star is cut on top of the stopper with punties around the sides.

  • Decanter

    Decanter: 13in. tall (including stopper) Pattern: Heart. A 24 point hobstar is cut on the base. Hearts cut in hobnails surrounded by flashed fans are cut on the sides with two sizes of hobstars and cross-hatching cut under the elongated lip. Flutes and beading are cut on the corset-shaped neck and on the unusual shaped tear-drop stopper.

  • Decanter

    Shipin.s Decanter: 8in. tall (including stopper) x 5in. diameter. Weight: 3 pounds. Pattern: Vintage. Cutter: Sinclaire. The Vintage Pattern is cut around the decanter with a rayed star cut on the base. The handle is cut in punties. The sterling silver top is cut in the Vintage motif and is marked 3977.

  • Decanter

    Green-to-Clear Cordial: 9in. tall x 5in. diameter. Weight: 2 pounds. This acid-etched cordial with matching steeple stopper is engraved in a poinsettia floral motif. A ring at the neck is cut in bulls-eyes. The handle is notched. Believed to be Dorflinger.

  • Candlesticks

    Green Candlesticks. 10in. tall x 4in. base diameter. Weight: 1 pounds each. Believed to be Dorflinger, the base of these candlesticks is cut in rayed stars. Two lapidary knobs are cut on the fluted stem and bowl.

  • Candlesticks

    Candlesticks. 10in. tall x 4 7/8in. base diameter. Total weight: 3 pounds. A 24 point hobstar is cut on the scalloped base. The stem is cut in St. Louis Diamond with fine caning separated by two 16 point hobstars in a diamond block.

  • Candlestick

    Candlestick. 10in. tall overall. Vase: 5in. tall. Candleholder: 9in. tall. Signed: Sinclaire. A floral motif is engraved on the vase and candleholder. The candleholder lifts out and was supposedly for the purpose of carrying the lighted candle from room-to-room. The same shape is pictured The Complete Cut and Engraved Glass of Corning by Sinclaire and Spillman. pg. 234.

  • Chamberstick

    Chamberstick. 14in. tall x 6in. base diameter. Weight: 4 pounds. This 3-past chamber-stick is cut in a vertical row of clear diamond shapes that are split at the top. Fans are cut at the point on either side of the diamond shapes with alternating small hobstars and fans around the base. Zipper cutting appears on and at either side of the handle. The matching bobeche and candleholder screw into the top.

  • Bishop's Hat Compote

    Bishopin.s Hat Compote. 15 1/8in. tall x 10in. top diameter x 6in. base diameter x 4in. bowl depth. Weight: 7 pounds. Signed: J. Hoare A 32 point hobstar is cut on the base. A long tear drop in the stem disappears into the geometric cutting. A chain of 12 point hobstars alternating with cross hatching is cut around the lower part of the bowl and step cutting under the rim which is cut in a chain of hobstars. An unusual feature to this piece are the two J. Hoare signatures.

  • Jelly Compote

    Jelly Compote. 6in. tall x 5in. top diameter x 4in. base diameter. Weight: 1 pound. Pattern: Pluto. Cutter: J. Hoare. A chain of alternating hobstars and cross hatching encircles the top of the bowl with prism cutting around the lower portion of the bowl.

  • Compote

    Compote. 9 1/8in. tall x 9in. top diameter x 5in. base diameter. Weight: 7 pounds. The sides are cut in clusters of hobstars alternating with cross hatching and fans. The top is cut in four wide and four smaller scallops. The base is cut in the same motif.

  • Compote

    Compote. 7in. tall x 8in. top diameter x 5in. base diameter. Weight: 5 pounds. The base is cut in a circle of 14 point hobstars and cross-hatching. A series of eight hobstars separated by bowties of cross-hatching are cut around the bottom of the bowl with a series of cross-cut diamonds around the sides. A tear drop is in the faceted knob on the stem.

  • Pedestal Coffee Pot

    Pedestal Coffee Pot: 15in. tall x 6in. diameter x 5in. base. Weight: 7 pounds. Propellor pattern. A 24 point hobstar is cut on the base. The matching stopper features a large tear-drop. Split vesicas of cross hatching separated by hobstars and cane form the pattern around the bottom with Harvard cutting on the neck.

  • Pedestal Cream and Sugar

    Pedestal Creamer and Sugar. Creamer: 5in. tall x 5in. lip to handle x 2in. bowl depth. Sugar: 5 7/8in. tall x 7in. handle to handle x 2in. bowl depth. Signed: Libbey (with sword). The creamer and sugar have a scalloped base with a hobstar in the bottom and a faceted knob stem with a tear drop. The bowls are cut in elongated vesicas with hobstars in the center and cross hatching on either end. The top of the pieces are cut in step cutting and reversed scallops. Triple notched cutting is on the handles. A 16 point hobstar is cut on the base of each piece.

  • Syrup Pitcher

    Syrup Pitcher. 7in. tall. Weight: 1 pounds. Pattern: Aberdeen. Cutter: Jewel Cut Glass Co. The Jewell Aberdeen pattern is a series of flutes and a band of hobstars and cross hatching. A hobstar is cut on the wafer base. The handle is cut in St. Louis diamond and the hollow stopper is fluted.

  • Pedestal Ketchup

    Pedestal Ketchup. 8 7/8in. tall (including stopper) x 2 13/16in. base diameter. Weight: 1 pound, 4 ounces. The sides of this condiment piece are cut in three panels, each with 16 point hobstars above a strawberry diamond lozenge. The 3 1/8in. tall fluted stopper has a 16 point hobstar cut on the top.

  • Ice Tub

    Ice Tub with Matching Underplate. Ice tub 5in. tall x 7in. top diameter. Underplate 9in. diameter. Total weight: 7 pounds. A 24 point hobstar encircled by a chain of small hobstars and cross hatching is cut on the scalloped underplate. A 24 point hobstar is cut on the bottom of the 2 handled ice tub. The sides are cut in a feather motif with a chain of five hobstars on either side of the handles.

  • Ice Tub

    Green-to-Clear Ice Tub: 5in. tall x 6in. top diameter x 4in. bottom diameter. Weight: 3 pounds. Believed to be J. Hoare. This ice tub has six 16 point hobstars cut around the top with bowties of cross-hatching above and below. Six flutes are cut around the bottom. Vertical notched prisms separate the hobstars and flutes. A 16 point hobstar is cut on the bottom.

  • Champagne Cooler

    Champagne Cooler. 6in. diameter x 10in. tall. Pattern: Electra. Signed: Straus. A graceful shape cut in bands of hobstars and lozenges of cross hatching.

  • Ice Tub

    Ice Tub: 5 1/8in. tall at tabs x 3in. deep x 6in. top diameter. Weight: 3 pounds. Pattern: Columbia Cutter: Libbey. The pattern extends across the bottom with a 16 point hobstar in the center and 20 point hobstars around the top.

  • Lamp

    Lamp: 21in. tall x 13in. dome diameter. Weight: 18 pounds. The mushroom shape dome is cut with three 32 point hobstars alternating with vesicas cut in cane, cross hatching and beading. Punties and fans are cut around and across the top of the dome. Smaller hobstars are cut on either side of the vesicas around the bottom of the bowl. The base of the lamp is cut in the same pattern with step-cutting on the stem and hobstars above the step-cutting.

  • Lamp

    in.Gone With The Windin. Oil Lamp. 20in. tall to top of chimney, 8in. globe diameter, 11in. lower diameter. Weight: 18 pounds. Signed: Straus. Elongated lozenges of cane are cut at the points of four crescent shape bands of tiny hobstars. Fans are cut between the lozenges of cane. Twelve point hobstars are cut above the band of tiny hobstars. Punties are cut around the top and bottom. The globe is cut the same only with lozenges of cross cut diamonds under the band of hobstars.

  • Lamp

    Electric Lamp: 32in. tall. Weight: 23 pounds. Attributable to Quaker City. The top globe is cut in a square checker-board of cross hatching with a small hobstar center encircled in flashed fans. The globes on the four silver arms are cut in circles of flashed fans with hobstar centers. The base is cut in alternating hobstars and flashed fans with small hobstar centers. The same motif is on the trunk of the lamp. A similar lamp is pictured in Louise Boggessin. Collecting American Brilliant Cut Glass. 1876-1916 pg. 231, and Pearson I, pg. 178.

  • Lamp

    Electric Lamp|: 16in. tall x 7in. base diameter. Mushroom Dome is 4in. tall x 11in. diameter. Weight: 5 pounds. Pattern: Queens. Cutter: Hawkes. The pedestal of this two bulb lamp is cut in St. Louis diamond with the Queens pattern cut on the dome and the base. Pictured in "Cut and Engraved Glass of Corning" by Spillman/Farrar.

  • Pedestal Cheese Saver

    Pedestal Cheese Saver. 9in. tall x 10in. diameter (plate). Weight: 7 pounds. Cutter: Hawkes. Cheese saver is cut all over in hobnails. The top of the cover is cut in 3 rows of step-cutting with a lapidary knob. The base of the plate is also cut in hobnails with a lapidary knob above the base.

  • Powder Jar

    Powder Jar. 8in. diameter x 5in. tall (including knob). Weight: 3 pounds. A band of 18 point hobstars are cut on this powder jar. They are separated by fans and lozenges of cross hatching. The lid is cut in the same motif.

  • Powder Jar

    Powder Jar: 7in. tall x 7in. base diameter. Weight: 6 pounds. A 32 point hobstar is cut around a sterling finial with the initialsin.LRBin. engraved on top. Five hobstars alternating with cane and vesicas are cut around the sides with a 32 point hobstar on the base.

  • Candy Dish

    Candy Dish. 2 7/8in. tall x 5 7/8in. wide x 6in. long. Weight: 1 pounds. Pattern: Harvard. The pattern is cut across the bottom also.

  • Loving Cup

    Amethyst-to-Clear Loving Cup. 8 7/8in. tall x 5 1/4" top diameter x 4in. base diameter. Weight: 4 pounds, 1 ounce. Attributable to Dorflinger. A band of nail-head diamond is cut above the 48 point rayed base. Each side is cut to clear in a cluster of 5 abstract panels. The handles are hollow.

  • Loving Cup

    Loving Cup: 5 7/8in. tall x 4 5/8in. diameter. Weight: 2 pounds, 10 ounces. Pattern: Monarch by Dorflinger. Each side of this corset-shaped loving cup is cut in two 16 point hobstars with fans above and below and divided by a bow-tie of cross-hatching. A 24 point rayed star is cut on the 4 5/16in. diameter base.

  • Loving Cup

    Cranberry-to-Clear 2-Handled Loving Cup. 7in. tall x 9in. diameter (handle-to-handle). Signed: Hawkes. A 24-point hobstar is cut on the bottom of this loving cup. The sides are cut in two 16-point hobstars at the top and two 18-point hobstars at the bottom separated by cross-hatching, small hobstars, and fans. Cross-hatching, pyramidal diamonds, small hobstars, and zipper cutting are cut on the handles.

  • LovingCup

    Loving Cup: 6in. tall x 5 7/16in. top diameter x 4in. base diameter. Weight: 2 pounds, 4 ounces. Pattern: Studio by Bergen. The sides of this 2 handled loving cup feature a 16 point hobstar with triangles of cross-hatching at each corner with small hobstars above and below. The handles are triple thumbprints. This piece is pictured in a 1905-1906 Bergen catalog, page 40.

  • Plateau

    Plateau: 17in. diameter x 2in. tall. 112in. thick glass. Weight: 11 pounds. This cut glass plateau has four glass tab-shaped feet with an 8 point hobstar cut in the center of the plateau with small hobstars between the points. Surrounding the center are four clusters with four small hobs in each separated by vesicas of two hobstars with a bowtie motif cut in cross hatching. The rim or edge of the plateau is cut in inverted scal1ops.

  • Toupee Stand

    Toupee Stand: 2in. tall x 7in. top diameter x 4in. base diameter. Weight: 1/2 pound. Pattern: Kohinoor Variation. Signed: Hawkes. The rim of the top is engraved in leaves and berries. The pattern is pictured in Rarities by Wiener and Lipkowitz, pg. 231.

  • Ink Well and Pen

    Ink well: 5in. tall x3 7/8in. base diameter. The ink well is pictured in Encyclopedia ofAmerican Glass. Ill by J. Pearson, pg. 75. It is pictured with a different top. The sterling silver top on this ink well is marked Dorflinger. Pen Staff: This 8in. long pen staff with letter opener on one end is cut in alternating tiny squares of nailhead diamond and cross-hatching.

  • Bell

    Bell: 4 7/8in. tall. Weight: 6 ounces. The bell is cut with three 18 point hobstars, separated by bowties of cross hatching, stars and fans. Zipper cutting is cut on the handle. Notice that the wire holding the clapper is embedded in the glass. For information about bell clappers, refer to the Hobstar December, 1985 issue.

  • Tankard

    Tankard: 11in. tall x 6in. top diameter x 5in. base diameter. Weight: 5 pounds. This unique double-lipped pitcher is cut with a 20 point hobstar on the bottom. The sides are cut in elongated 16 point hobstars at top and bottom separated by bowties of cross hatching and fans on the top and bottom. The front of the tankard is cut in cross cut diamond.

  • Tankard

    Green-to-Clear Tankard. 12 5/8in. tall x 3in. base diameter. #50 Pattern by Dorflinger. This tankard is cut in vertical bands of 16 point hobstars, fans and rayed stars separated by rectangular shapes of cross-hatching. The sterling silver top is marked Dominick and Haff.

  • Champagne Pitcher

    Champagne Pitcher: 16in. top of lip x 4 3/ 8in. base diameter. Weight: 6 pounds. Pattern: Venetian. Cutter: Hawkes. The silver hallmark is in.Gorhamin.. The repousse silver is a sea motif of shells and six sea horses around the top of the silver. A sea serpent forms the handle at the top to a band around the lower section of the tankard. A serpent is on both sides at the top of the handle.

  • Tankard

    Tankard: 11in. tall x 4 5/8in. base diameter. Weight: 5 pounds. Pattern: Senora. Cutter: Libbey.

  • Cranberry Handled Ewer

    Cranberry Handled Ewer: 13 1/2" tall. Weight: 3 pounds. Pattern: Chrysanthemum by Hawkes. This ewer is dark green cased in cranberry The repousse silver beak-shaped top is marked "Gorham Mfg. Co. Sterling". A 24 point hobstar is cut on the bottom.

  • Pitcher

    Blue-to-clear Pitcher. 7in. tall x 6in. bulbous diameter. Weight: 2 pounds. Pattern: Harvard by Libbey. The handle is cut in the Harvard pattern also.

  • Champagne Pitcher

    Champagne Pitcher: 11in. tall x 4in. base diameter x 31/8in. top diameter. Weight: 4 pounds. Pattern: Grecian. Cutter: Hawkes. The base is cut in a rayed star.

  • Tankard

    Cranberry-to-Clear Tankard: 13in. tall x 5in. base diameter. This tankard is cut in two rows of small hobstars separated by clear vesicas and fans around the bottom. Two eagles and vines are engraved above the small hobstars. The sterling silver top is marked Gorham.

  • Punchbowl

    2-Piece Punch Bowl: 14in. tall x 15in. diameter x 9in. bowl depth. Total weight: 27 pounds. Kensington pattern, signed Hawkes. 24 point hobstars are cut around the top of the bowl with elongated triangles of cane and hobstars below. The same pattern is repeated on the base.

  • Ladle

    Ladle: 14in. long x 3in. bowl diameter x 2in. deep. Weight: 1 pounds. The center of the ladle bowl is cut in a 12 point hobstar with four 16 point hobstars around the side. The end of the handle is cut in 4 small hobstars and cross hatching.

  • Punchbowl

    Punch Bowl. 7in." tall x 13" diameter. Weight: 13 pounds. There are three 20 point hobstars with small hobstars and cross hatching cut on the alternate points. The centers of the hobstars are cut in pyramidal points with rayed stars on the points. A narrow band of cane is cut across the top of the hobstars. Vesicas of hobstars and rayed stars separate the large hobstars. The bowl is wood polished.

  • Punchbowl

    Punch Bowl: 13in. tall x 14in. top diameter x 9in. base diameter. Weight: 21 pounds. The punch bowl is cut in six interlocking circles of hobnails with 12 point hobstars in the center. The vesicas formed by the interlocking circles are cut in hob nail. 16 point hobstars are cut at the small scallops around the top. The pattern is repeated on the base.

  • Green-to-clear Punchbowl

    Green-to-Clear 2-Piece Punch Bowl: 12in. top diameter x 16in. tall x 3/4in. thick blank. Bowl weight: 26 pounds; Base Weight: 5 pounds. Believed to be cut by Clark. A 32 point hobstar is cut in the bottom of the bowl. Four 24 point and four 32 point hobstars alternating between bands of rayed stars and triangles of cane are cut around the bowl. The base is cut in the same pattern. There are 9 matching cups to this set.

  • Punchbowl

    Punch Bowl. 14in. tall x 14in. diameter. Weight: 25 pounds. Pattern: Heart. Four hearts cut in Russian (with clear buttons) and flashed fans alternating with bowties of cane, hobstars and flashed fans are cut on the scalloped bowl and base

  • Punchbowl

    Punch Bowl: 7in. tall x 14in. top diameter x 5/8in. thick. Weight: 13 pounds, 8 ounces. Signed: Hawkes Gravic Glass. The bowl with matching ladle has eight poppies and leaves engraved around the bowl. Eight vesicas are engraved across the bottom of the bowl which separate the stems of the poppies. The handle is engraved in the same motif.

  • Punchbowl

    Punch Bowl. 7 1/8" tall x 14in." diameter 1/2in. thick blank. Weight: 16 pounds. A row of 24 point hobstars separated by bowties of cross hatching and fans are cut around the top of the punch bowl. Vesicas of cane are cut under the large hobstars. A 30 point hobstar is cut in the center of the bowl encircled by ten 20 point hobstars and cross hatching.

  • Wines

    Poppy, Green and Gold Hock Wines: Left: 814in. tall x 1in. top diameter x 3in. base diameter. A floral motif is engraved around the base with the stem and leaves running from the base up to the bowl of this poppy colored hock wine. Center: 9in. tall x 2 5/8in. top diameter x 3in. base diameter. The tall green hock wine is engraved in a floral motif around the base, winding around the stem and base with the larger flowers on the bowl. Believed to be Libbey. Right: 8in. tall x 2 3/8in. top diameter x 2 7/8in. base diameter. The gold wine with tiny swirls of etching with the floral motif outlined in gold was decorated by Honesdale Glass. The stem has a double ring at the top with an air twist.

  • Amberina Cologne and Pair of Wines

    Amberina Cologne and Pair of Wines: Cologne: 6in. tall x 4in. diameter. Weight: 1 pound. Pattern: Russian with rayed star buttons. The stopper is gold repousse. Wines: 2in. top diameter x 5in. tall. Pattern: Russian with clear buttons. A lapidary knob is on the stem with a single star cut on the base.

  • Wines

    Dark Cranberry-to-Clear, Green-to-Clear and Cranberry-to-Clear Wines. Left: 2in. top diameter x 4 5/8in. tall. Pattern: Bakers Gothic by Clark. The base is cut in a 20 point hobstar. Center: 2in. top diameter x 4in. tall. This wine is cut in 8 point hobstars separated by fans around the top with triangles of cane under the fans and diamond shapes of cross-hatching around the bottom. A lapidary knob is on the stem and a 16 point hobstar is on the base. Right: 2in. top diameter x 4in. tall. Cutter: Dorflinger. This wine is cut in diamond shapes of cross-cut diamond and cross-hatching separated by fans at the top and a tiny rayed star at the bottom and on the base. This wine has a faded and worn Dorflinger label. A lapidary knob with a tear drop is cut in the stem.

  • Wines

    Turquoise-to-Clear and Cranberry-to-Clear Wines. 2~4in. top diameter x 4in. tall x 2in. bottom diameter. Pattern: Russian. These wines have lapidary knob stems with tear drops. Notice the flat bottom bowls.

  • Coffee Cups

    Poppy-to-clear and Chartreuse-to-clear Coffee Cups. Left: Cup-3in. top diameter x 1 7/8in. tall. Saucer-4 5/8in. diameter x Iin. tall. This cup and saucer in chartreuse is cut in 16 point hobstars alternating with bow-ties of cross-hatching, fans and 8 point hobstars. Right: Cup-3in. top diameter x 1 7/8in. tall. Saucer-4in. diameter. Attributable to Dorflinger. This color is identified as poppy color from a piece in the Everhart Museum in Scranton, PA. It is cut in vesicas of cross-cut diamond and tiny pyramidal stars separated by fans. A single star is cut in the bottom of the cup and of the saucer.

  • Wines

    Gold-to-cranberry, Ruby Red-to-cranberry, and Gold-to-amethyst Wines. 4in. tall x 2in. top diameter x 2in. base diameter. Pattern: Venetian by Hawkes. Each wine has a knob with a tear drop in the stem. The base of the wines is cut in a pyramidal star.

  • Chalice

    Chalice. 11in. tall x 5in. top diameter x 5in. base diameter x 5in.bowl depth. Weight: 4 pounds. Three 16 point hobstars alternating with small hobstars, cross-hatching around the bottom and fans around the top are cut on the bowl of the chalice. A 26 point hobstar is cut on the scalloped base.

  • Petticoat Wines

    Petticoat Wines: 7in. tall x 2in. lop diameter x 3in. bottom diameter. Weight: in. pound. Signed: (Star inside circle.) Three 16 point hobstars alternating with lozenges of nail head diamond and fans are cut on the bowl. A lapidary knob is cut above the zipper cuts on the flutes. A 24 point hobstar is cut on the scalloped base.

  • Cranberry-to-clear Plate

    Cranberry-to-Clear Plate. 9 3/8in. diameter. Weight: 2 pounds. This plate is cut in the triple mitre trellis pattern.

  • Green-to-Clear Tray

    Green-to-Clear Tray: 11in. diameter. Weight: 4 pounds. A 16 point hobstar is cut in the center of an 8 point star. Eight 16 point hobstars are cut around the outer edge between the cross-hatched points of the star in this green-to-clear tray.

  • Bon Bon Tray

    Bon Bon Tray: 8 7/8in. long x 67/8in. wide. Weight: 1 pounds. This tray is cut in alternating blocks of hobstars, pyramidal diamonds and blocks of cross hatching, and rayed stars. Fans are cut around the end of the tray.

  • Tray

    Tray: 13in. long x 11in. wide. Weight: 5 pounds. Pattern: Trojan. Signed: Fry

  • Vase

    Vase. 12in. tall x 4 1/4in. top diameter x 414in. base diameter. 5in. upper diameter and 6in. base diameter. Weight: 7 1/2 pounds. A 24 point hobstar with clear jeweled centers encircled by notched prisms alternate with vesicas cut in hobstars, cross cut diamonds and vesicas of nail head diamond. The lower part is cut in 16 point hobstars separated by blocks of 8 point hobstars and a zipper cut motif. Clear flutes are cut above the base and step cutting around the scalloped, serrated top

  • Blue-to-clear Trumpet Vase

    Blue-to-Clear Trumpet Vase. 8in. tall x 3in. top diameter x 3 7/16in. base diameter. Weight: 1 pound, 3 ounces. The vase is cut in cross-cut diamond and fans. A 16 point hobstar is cut on the base.

  • Vase

    Vase. 11in. tall x 5 in. top diameter x 5in. base diameter. 6in. diameter below neck. Weight: 6 pounds. Pattern: Queens. Cutter: Hawkes. A 24 point hobstar encircled by St. Louis diamonds is cut on the base of this unusual shaped vase.

  • Vase

    Vase. 14in. tall x 5in. top diameter x 5in. base diameter. Weight: 7 pounds. Pattern: Heart. The base is cut in swirls of mitres with 5 rings around the knob above the base. The vase is cut in a heart shape of hobnails encircled by flashed fans. A diamond field of hobnails is cut at the bottom point of each heart.

  • Two-part Vase

    Vase (Two part): 20in. tall x 9in. top diameter x 10 5/8in. base diameter. 1 5/8in. diameter at bottom of vase. Weight: 9 pounds. This trumpet shaped vase is cut over its entire surface in alternating pyramidal stars and small hobstars. A chain of alternating rayed stars and small hobstars are cut around the top and base.

  • Trumpet Vase

    Trumpet Vase. 22 1/8in. tall x 9 1/8in. top diameter x 8 3/8in. base diameter. Weight: 11 pounds. Three 24 point hobstars are cut around the top with three vertical rows of flutes and hobstars cut around the sides. An eight inch 48 point hobstar is cut on the base with swirls cut around the knob.

  • Green Vase

    Green Vase. 16in. tall. Pattern: Lotus by Egginton. This pedestal vase with a clear base is cut in 18 point elongated hobstars around the top and bottom which are separated by cross-hatching and fans. Elongated flutes are cut around the middle.

  • Trumpet Vase

    Trumpet Vase. 50" tall x 11in. top diameter x 10in. base diameter. 5/8in. thick blank Weight: 20 pounds. Pattern: Wedgemere. Cutter: Libbey The flared bowl shape base screws into the metal collar at the base. The trumpet portion is cut into four panels of eight graduating hobstars.

  • Cranberry-to-clear Vase

    Cranberry-to-Clear Vase. 13in. tall x 8in. base diameter x 7in. top diameter. Weight: 7 pounds. Pattern: #129 by Dorflinger. Six circles of 24 point hobstars are cut around the bottom of this vase. Beading and cross-hatching separate the hobstars with 8 point hobstars between the top of the hobstars. Vertical panels of cane and beading are cut around the neck with fans at the top. The 2 inch top repousse band is marked Gorham 1899. A line drawing is on pg. 258 of the Dorflinger book by Feller.

  • Green-to-clear Vase

    Green-to-Clear Vase. 11in. tall x 4in. base diameter x 4 7/8in. top diameter. Weight: 4 pounds, 9 ounces. Vertical mitres are cut around the upper and bowl part of this green-to-clear vase. Double cross-cut diamonds are cut between the mitres at the top, with parallel step-cutting and cross-hatching between the mitres below. Single cross-cut diamonds are cut at the top and bottom of the mitres on the bowl. Vertical flutes are cut around the middle. A 24 point hobstar with a rayed center is cut on the scalloped base

  • Vase

    Vase. 15 7/8in. tall x 7in. bulbous diameter x 4in. top diameter x 5in. base Weight: 11 pounds. Two 24 point hobstars are cut in the center of vesicas with bowties of cross hatching and hobnails at the points of the vesicas around the top of the base. The center of the hobstars are cut in double mitres with a circle of eight small pyramidal hobnails. The same motif is cut around the bottom of the vase with 22 point hobstars with rayed, starred centers. Elongated clusters of seven small hobstars and double mitres, hobnails and fans with 12 point hobstars are cut around the middle of the vase. The neck is cut in a swirling band of mitres and flutes around the top.

  • Pedestal Vase

    Pedestal Vase. 18in. tall x 6in. top and base diameter. Weight: 11in. pounds. Pattern: Alhambra. Cutter Meriden. A large hobstar is cut in the base with a lapidary knob. The neck is cut in step-cutting.

  • Basket

    Basket: 21in. tall x 14in. long x 7in. wide. Bottom of basket 6in. diameter. Weight: 10 pounds. Punties are cut on the triple notched handle. The basket is cut in four panels of strawberry diamond with hobstars at the top of the strawberry diamond cutting. These are separated by rows of notched prism and nail head diamond. There are two large hobstars on the ends of the basket.

  • Basket

    Cranberry Basket. 11in. long x 7in. wide x 3in. bowl depth x 7in. tall at handle. Weight: 4 pounds. Pattern: Russian. The interior and exterior of this basket is cranberry with clear glass between the layers of cranberry. This helmet shaped basket is pictured in the J. Hoare catalog in clear.

  • Rose Bowl

    Rose Bowl: 8in. tall x 8in. diameter. Weight: 4 pounds, 10 ounces. Pattern: Triple Mitre Trellis Signed: Egginton. The top of the bowl is 5in. in diameter and the base is 4in. in diameter. There are ten rows of graduated hobstars cut around the bowl. The top and bottom row are the smallest. The size of the hobs graduates up in size to the larger hobs that are around the middle portion of the bowl.

  • Rose Bowl

    Green-to-Clear Rose Bowl 6in. tall x 8in. diameter. Attributable to Dorflinger. Weight: 5 pounds. A chain of ten 16 point hobstars is cut around the bottom and top of this rose bowl. A chain of ten diamond shapes cut in cross-hatching is cut around the center. A 20 point hobstar is cut on the bottom with fans cut around the scalloped top.