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Libbey was the leading producer of Brilliant Cut glass in the world during its period (1878-1915). The glass was highly leaded- one company was rumored to use up to 60% in the formula. The lead facilitated cutting by softening the glass, as well as adding weight, brilliance, and a lovely ringing sound if struck. The design was created by a master craftsman, then cut and polished by a production line. During the World’s Columbian Exhibition in 1892 and the St. Louis World’s Fair in 1904 the company won prizes for exhibitions of their fine glass.

1890'S LIBBEY WATER BOTTLE

BRILLIANT CUT GLASS WATER BOTTLE

SIGNED ACID ETCHED LIBBEY W/SWORD

8.5 INCHES HIGH 6 INCH AT WIDEST

SIGNATURE DATES THE WATER BOTTLE TO THE LATE 1890'S

WATER BOTTLE MAY BE WAVERLY DESIGN ?

MINT CONDITION NO CHIPS OR REPAIRS

PRICE: $325

 

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