1800 GREEN GLASS JUG BOTTLE

Wine or Whiskey?

Wine or Whiskey?

This stunning green glass jug was handmade blown in early 1800’s was made to hold wine or whiskey. The translucent green glass dates to late first or second century AD to Mid AD. There is not much difference on how they were blown and made back then to now.   It is an art and craft in hand blowing glass.

1900 GREEN CRACKLE ART GLASS VASE

This is a stunning early 1900’s American crackle art glass13″vase.  Has deep green emerald color.  The history of crackle glass date backs to the 16th century.  American makers start early 1900’s to present day.  One of the primary reasons for creating crackle glass was to hide imperfections. A piece of glass that revealed lines or swirls through it was known as “corded.” The glass was then crackled to cover up the imperfection instead of being disposed.