Tortoiseshell Glass

Tortoiseshell glass was made during the 1800s and after by the Sandwich Glass Works of Massachusetts and some firms in Germany. Tortoiseshell glass is, of course, named for its resemblance to real shell from a tortoise. It has been reproduced. Many of the tortoiseshell glass pieces are from the late nineteenth century. 

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Pattern or Item
Vase
Description
Pontil, Footed, France, 19th Century, 10 1/2 In.
Year Priced
1999