Delphos Salad Bowl Set by Libbey
Delphos Salad Bowl Set by Libbey Delphos Salad Bowl Set by Libbey
Delphos Salad Bowl Set by Libbey

Delphos Salad Bowl Set by Libbey

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    Item No. 30-1360
    $9,850
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    Comprised of a platter and serving bowl, this incredibly intricate salad set was crafted in the desirable Delphos pattern by the Libbey Glass Company. Stunning fields of diamonds are cut with immense precision, making this pattern one of the most dazzling American Brilliant Period cut glass patterns ever created. A banana bowl adorned in the Delphos pattern is featured in Rarities in American Cut Glass by Herbert Wiener and Freda Lipkowitz on page 19.

    The bowl and platter bear the Libbey acid-etched mark.

    The Libbey Glass Company was the foremost and most respected producer of the best cut glass of the Brilliant Period. From its very inception, the Libbey Glass Company assumed and maintained a prominent position, considered second to none in the production of premium American glass. The company was founded in 1818 in Cambridge, Massachusetts and was known as the New England Glass Company. In 1878, William L. Libbey leased the company, changing the name to the New England Glassworks, LLC, Libbey and Sons, Proprietors. His son, Edward Drummond Libbey, took over the operation in 1883 and, in 1888, he closed the Massachusetts factory and moved to Toledo, Ohio, renaming the company the Libbey Glass Company. Libbey became the largest cut glass factory in the world during the Brilliant Period (1878-1915). The company's incredible exhibit at the 1893 Chicago World's Fair propelled Libbey's world-wide reputation. They brought 130 of their most skilled craftsmen to blow and cut glass, awing spectators by demonstrating the complicated and precise process of transforming raw molten glass into dazzling works of art. Today, examples of Libbey cut glass are considered the best of the best. Their fire and radiance remain unmatched and are highly sought-after by collectors.

    Circa 1890

    Platter: 11 3/4" diameter
    Bowl: 9 3/4" diameter
    Set: 4 3/4" high
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    Maker: Libbey Glass Company
    Period: 20th Century
    Origin:America
    Type:Bowls/Plates
    Depth:9.75 Inches
    Diameter:B: 9 3/4 P:11 3/4 Inches
    Width:9.75 Inches
    Height:4.75 Inches
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