Bristol Blue Glass
A selection of blue glass in the shade referred to frequently as Bristol Blue. Probably the only one qualifying as an antique is tapered vase in the foreground which we would regard as over 100 years old as a result of thickness of the metal, and wear or scratches on the base. $58. The taller jug is from the 70’s and is $47. The bottle and jug are modern pieces at $6 and $17 respectively.
In the absence of the information marks found on china, often the only immediate clue to age will be the appearance of ground glass or wear on the base. Something only achieved by use over many years.
The glasses are resting on a marble topped coffee table by Parker from the late 70’s. The line that may appear in the photograph as a crack to the left of top is in fact a vein or grain in the marble. $245.