New England Libbey MAIZE Art Glass Celery Vase, Yellow Leaves, c. 1890
Welcome to Antiques & Moore! This listing is for a lovely late 19th Century Art Glass celery vase in Maize glass developed by Joseph Locke in 1889. The body of the vase is a single layer opaque white glass with a glossy finish shaped as a corn-on-the-cob with textured hand painted golden-yellow leaves outlined in gold. The leaves stand in relief from the corn textured background.This type glass was also produced by the Libbey Glass Co. In Toledo OH after the factory was moved and was produced in a limited quantity. Maize glass is pictured in syrup pitcher form on page 93 in the book "The Collector's Encyclopedia of American Art Glass" by John A. Measures 6 1/2" high with the top measuring 3 1/4" in diameter. This nice celery vase is in excellent Estate condition with no noted flaws.
The color of the painted leaves is bright and the leaves are free of wear which is common on pieces that were painted after the item was fired. We at Antiques & Moore have been in the Antiques business for over 30 years and try to describe our items as accurately as possible.We are happy to answer any questions and always appreciate your business! This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Cookware, Dinnerware & Serveware\Bowls".
The seller is "antiquesandmooresales" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Style: Victorian
- Material: Glass
- Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
- Type: Opal Glass
- Features: Hand Painted
- Object Type: Celery Vase
- Color: Opaque White
- Manufacturer: New England Glass Co.
- Glassmaking Technique: Mold Blown
- Type of Glass: Art Glass
- Origin: North America
- Subject/Theme: Corn
- Brand: New England Glass Co.
- Production Style: Art Glass