YOU ARE BEING OFFERED: Northwood Opalescent Glass bowl "Peacock on the Fence" produced about 1910. SIZE: 9" x 2 1/4" to 3 : note that one side is slightly higher than the other as it came from factory.
CONDITION: this is an antique piece of glass and as such in excellent condition. I could not see or feel any chips, cracks or repairs. Please see photos, we placed the bowl on different backgrounds to show. Beautiful nuances of blue you can get from this unique piece of art.
Bowl was probably acquired new or near the time of production. Since that time it has either been on a shelf or in a box in storage. It is a single piece that comes from the estate of a very knowledgeable collector with an expansive collection of American hand blown and pressed glass between the colonial period and 1925.
We are the sole agents of this collection that is to be offered. HISTORY: Harry Northwood immigrated to the USA from England in 1881 and applied for US citizenship in 1886. In 1882-83, Harry Northwood was listed as a glass etcher in Callings Wheeling Director where he was working for Hobbs, Brockunier & Company, Wheeling WV. Northwood glass was made by the H. Founded in Wheeling, West Virginia, in 1901 by Harry Northwood.
He worked for the Hobbs-Brockunier and LaBelle firms in the 1880s before operating his own glass plants in Martins Ferry, Ohio, and Ellwood City and Indiana, Pennsylvania. At the Wheeling factory, Harry Northwood and his brother Carl manufactured pressed and blown tableware and novelties in many colors that are collected today as custard, opalescent, goofus, carnival, and stretch glass.
Harry Northwood died in 1919, and the plant closed in 1925. With the closing of the last Northwood factory, an important era in pressed and nold-blown glass production came to the end.The era probably will never be rivalled in the quality, innovation, and beauty of its glassware for the American table. GENERAL : We try very hard to please our customers. If you do not receive a timely reply, please try again. If the listing is not accurate, wrong item was sent, parts are missing etc. We will work with you to resolve the issue. The item "Peacock on the fence Marigold Bowl Opalescent Blue Northwood Glass 1910" is in sale since Thursday, April 11, 2019. This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Glass\Glassware\Carnival Glass\Vintage (Pre-1940)\Northwood". The seller is "pirangreenlion" and is located in Hillsborough, North Carolina.
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