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Vintage Green Depression Glass Pitcher

Vintage Green Depression Glass Pitcher

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Green depression glass, with its familiar emerald green tint has become so beloved and it's easy to see why. Anything but depressing, this brilliant hue first formulated during the depression, is sure to add a cheerful splash of color to any setting.

Case in point, this charming Vintage Paneled Pitcher produced by the long-shuttered Jeanette Glass Company of Pennsylvania. The pitcher has a classic cone silhouette and is in Jeanette's popular Poinsettia pattern.  Whether for water, iced tea, lemonade or sangria - whatever the beverage, this classic pitcher will be the perfect way to serve it!


Strictly one-of-a-kind and subject to prior sale. In excellent vintage condition. 7 1/2" tall x 6 7/8" at it widest point including the handle. Approximate capacity is 30 ounces.

Learn More About Depression Glass

Depression Glass is clear or colored translucent glassware that was distributed at low cost, or sometimes even free, in the United States and Canada around the time of the Great Depression. Cereal companies such as Quaker Oats and other food manufacturers and distributors, put a piece of glassware in boxes of food, as an incentive to purchase. Movie theaters and businesses would often hand out a piece simply for coming in the door.

Most of this glassware was made in the central and mid-west United States, where access to raw materials and power made manufacturing inexpensive in the first half of the twentieth century. Over twenty manufacturers made more than 100 patterns, and entire dinner sets were made in some patterns. Depression glass was produced in clear (crystal), but favorite colors were pink, pale blue, green, and amber. Other colors include yellow (canary), ultra marine, jadeite (opaque pale green), delphite (opaque pale blue), cobalt blue, red (ruby & royal ruby), black, amethyst, monax (translucent white), and white (milk glass).

Depression glass has been highly collectible since the 1960s. Due to its popularity, it is becoming more scarce and extremely rare pieces can command surprising prices.

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