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Swag with Brackets
(Jefferson Glass Co., circa 1904)

Pitcher and Tumblers (5)
Blue Opalescent Glass

** Very Scarce, Great Condition **

Approximate Dimensions:
Pitcher
8" (High) x
8 1/4"(Handle to Spout) x
6" (Upper Diameter) x
5 1/2" (Cross Foot Diagonal)
Tumblers
4" (High) x
3" (Upper Diameter) x
2 3/4" (Cross Foot Diagonal)


made by
Jefferson Glass Company
Steubenville, OH
ca 1904
Source:  William Heacock (revised by JoAnn Elmore),
Opalescent Glass from A-Z,
2000;  see p. 118 for pictures of the pitcher and tumbers.

This is a dazzling, old (~ 1904) Victorian-style, blue opalsecent glass pitcher and five (5) tumblers set in the Swag with Brackets pattern, made by the Jefferson Glass Co., of Steubenville, Ohio.  (Jefferson Glass sold its factory to Northwood and moved on to Canada in 1912 and, sadly, went out of business entirely about 1932 during the Great Depression.)

Each piece stands on an amazing set of four articulated feet, which helps explain why this is a very difficult set to find intact (the feet are often easily broken off).

Moreover, this is an especially difficult set to fine in blue opalescence.

Condition. 
    Pitcher:  The pitcher is in excellent condition!  No chips, chiggers, or flea bites.  Even the points of the four base feet are free of nicks and chips.
    Tumblers:  The tumblers are in very good condition except that each tumbler has some roughness and minor chip flaking on at least one of its four feet -- which is usually the norm for these pieces.  Otherwise, the tumblers are virtually excellent, with no rim chiggers, chips, or hair lines.  A handsome set and a very difficult set of tumblers to find in any condition.



Jefferson Swag With Brackets Pitcher & 5 Tumblers
Blue Opalescent ~ 1904


Jefferson Swag With Brackets Pitcher & 5 Tumblers
Blue Opalescent ~ 1904


Jefferson Swag With Brackets Pitcher & 5 Tumblers
Blue Opalescent ~ 1904


Jefferson Swag With Brackets Pitcher
Blue Opalescent ~ 1904
Profile A


Jefferson Swag With Brackets Pitcher
Blue Opalescent ~ 1904
Profile B


Jefferson Swag With Brackets Pitcher
Blue Opalescent ~ 1904
Profile C


Jefferson Swag With Brackets Pitcher
Blue Opalescent ~ 1904
Profile D


Jefferson Swag With Brackets Five Tumblers
Blue Opalescent ~ 1904
Profile A ("front")


Jefferson Swag With Brackets Five Tumblers
Blue Opalescent ~ 1904
Profile B ("back")


Jefferson Swag With Brackets Pitcher & 5 Tumblers
Blue Opalescent ~ 1904

Sold by DesertGold, 2010, $225