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Central Glass Works: The Depression Era Tim Schmidt

Central Glass Works: The Depression Era

Tim Schmidt

Published July 1st 2007
ISBN : 9780764320163
Paperback
190 pages
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 About the Book 

The beautiful and varied glassware lines produced by the Central Glass Works of Wheeling, West Virginia, from the 1910s through 1939, are presented in 470 eye-catching images. Distributed throughout the United States, Continental Europe, and Australia, they include the companys depression era stemware and tumblers, compotes, marmalades, covered candy dishes, dresser and vanity trays, pitchers, tankards, jugs, candlesticks, and barware in a striking variety of colors and forms. Close attention is paid to the many etched patterns Central Glass Works produced. The text provides an informative history of the company, descriptions of the product lines, colors, and etched patterns. Values are found both in the captions and in tables spread throughout the text. This book is an essential reference for all who appreciate glassware produced during the early twentieth century.