| In those early Victorian days the frugal
homemaker did not set
spoons out at each place when setting a table. Indeed, she may not have had
enough spoons to go around! Instead, the spoons were kept in a “spooner”
and placed on the table within reach of those who might need them.
It seems so reasonable a practice, we wonder why it was dropped by most
Americans around the turn of the twentieth century.
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|JERSEY SWIRL is a very
tall spooner or at 6 1/4" tall,
it could be used as a celery
vase. This gorgeous pattern
was made by the Windsor
Glass Co. ca. 1886.
|KING'S CROWN aka XLCR by Adams Glass Co. ca. 1890. It is 6 1/4" tall and guaranteed to be original issue. There is a flat flake on the outside of one top scallop seen
PICKET FENCE aka London - a quaint pattern by King Glass Co. ca. 1880s. It has tiny flakes off the inside of 2 top corner scallops, seen HERE. $75
|REEDING aka Four Lines
is a Cambridge Glass Co.
pattern ca. 1916. The gold
decor is fabulous! $38 (we have
a creamer and butter to
match in their webStores)
|DAKOTA aka Baby Thumbprint - a famous Ripley pattern ca. 1885.
It is engraved fern &
PLAIN PANEL is a smaller, 3 3/4" tall utilitarian spooner by
Is that not a novel name for this unique spooner design. It is only pictured in
one reference. The maker is unknown
but it is consistent with glass from the 1870s or 80s. It is 5 1/2" tall. $65
|BOX IN BOX is a pattern by the Riverside Glass Co. cal 1894. It has great ruby
staining & vintage engraving on one
side and "Grandma 1898" on the other
side. Its problem is that one of its top
points is chipped off. Still a beauty! $55
|MITRED PRISM is a Model Flint Co.
product. With two twisted glass handles, it
makes a pretty & useful
table decoration. $45
|This BANDED ICICLE spooner is by
a maker unknown in the references. It is non-flint and a little
larger in diameter than
most spooners. $45
CLASSIC is one of the premier patterns made in Victorian America. From Gillinder Glass Co. in the 1870s, it is only $85 because one of the legs has been repaired.
|SENECA LOOP by
McKee Glass Co.
ca. 1870s. It is gorgeous
heavy flint, & has only
a tiny nic under the
top rim. $45
|SCROLLY MILK GLASS
This is quite thin & dainty glass so it makes a VERY
Pattern & maker unknown.
Late 19th c. $48
SCROLL WITH FLOWERS aka Modern Ware by
McKee Glass Co. ca. 1880 has a
|ACTRESS - Made by Adams & Co. 1880 - 85
The taller variation on the left is "As Is" because it has a LARGE chip
seen HERE on one of the top scallops. **SOLD**
The shorter variation (middle photo) is damage free & $85.
The photo on the right is of the actress on the other side of the shorter spooner.
|Any piece of STARRED BLOCK by Dalzell, Gilmore & Leighton is a prize. This spooner is engraved. It has a chip on the base and is $45.||This milk glass BLACKBERRY has a
small chip under one handle. It is a Hobbs, Brockunier product
from 1870. $42
|SWAG BLOCK aka Duncan #326 is from ca. 1891. It has seen a lot of spoons in its day! There is wear around the top $35.||BIRD & STRAWBERRY is one of the most popular of all EAPG patterns. This piece has great paint decor and light gold trip on the rim. No glass damage. $225.||Central Glass Co.'s beautiful LATTICE INVERTED THUMBPRINT aka ROPE & THUMBPRINT ca. 1880s **SOLD**|
|FLOWER & QUILL by McKee ca 1900. There is a small flat chip on the underside of the base and it has a little use wear from spoons in the base so it is $35.||PRISM & FLUTE made by Bakewell, Pears & Co in the 1870s. This was perhaps made to be a tumbler but it also works for a spooner. $68||SAWTOOTH pattern was made by so many glass companies, its hard to say which one made this one. It is non-flint, without damage **SOLD**|
|TAUNTON aka SCROLL by O'Hara ca 1889
is a very hard to find pattern! There is a .5" flat flake under
but hard to notice it. $35
Is a pattern by Higbee Glass Co. and is one of the very few patterns of EAPG that is "signed" by the maker. The signature is the Higbee "Bee" in the base. There is a faint amount of gold on the top rim. $55
|DAISY & BUTTON w/ CROSSBARS in beautiful amber was made by Richards & Hartley ca. 1885. It is 5 1/2" tall.
|CROESUS by Riverside is an example of the true
beautiful amethyst color of EAPG. There is the usual small manuf. defect on
the large "C" of the design
element present in most pieces
of this pattern. Great Gold!
COTTAGE pattern is a product of the Adams Glass Co. ca 1870s. this spooner has some roughness on under side of top edge and some wear from spoons in base. $36
|The TEXAS state pattern
by the U S Glass Co. ca 1900 is very hard to find
in table set pieces & especially hard to find in
the Rose blush stain. This blush is about 65% and
the spooner is $275.
|Emerald green X RAY is
a Riverside pattern ca. 1899.
The gold trim is not perfect
but very good for 100 years
of use. There is a tiny bit of
slag near the top edge & it is $75.
|Bryce Brothers #79 is more commonly called CHAIN W/ STAR. Made in ca 1882, this spooner has no damage and is $42.|
|TWO PANEL aka Daisy in the Square
Richards & Hartley ca 1880s in blue**SOLD**
We have one in clear with 2 base flakes for $36.
PIGMY aka FISH EYE by Thompson Glass Co. ca. 1889. This is 6
1/4" tall so it might be a short celery vase. If you know,
tell me please.
Adams ca 1874 in blue
has a base chip. $35
We have one in
amber for $45
|ARGYLE aka Oval Medallion
in blue was probably made by Bryce Bros. ca 1885.
|OHIO is the U S Glass
Co. states' pattern ca. 1897. It is frequently etched with the leaves, grapes &
butterfly seen here. **SOLD**
HAMILTON - non-flint, made by the Cape Cod Glass Co. in the 1860s $75
is a product of Campbell
Jones & Co. ca. 1870s.
Just think of the spoons
that have set herein!
|PRESSED LEAF was also called NPL (New Pressed Leaf) by McKee who made the pattern in 1867. Countless spoons have left their mark on the top edge and base. $48||
DIAMOND POINT LOOP in apple green. The maker is unknown but ca. 1880s. This is actually a sugar bowl missing its lid, but works as a spooner too. $65
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