SO PLEASE ENJOY AND HAVE FUN WITH THEM! This is a SCARCE Antique Dugan BROOKLYN BRIDGE Lettered Advertising 10 Ruffle Bowl made in the early 1900's. The base glass color is MARIGOLD. These wonderful, elusive bowls certainly do not come along for sale often and here is Brilliant, Vibrant RADIUM example for your consideration. It features an overall ultra bright, intense, RADIUM presentation from the very center all the way out to the very edge...Highly reflective of its surroundings and lights up a display when natural light strikes the display surface at any angle. The exterior features the same brilliant Radium iridescent splendor. Beautiful Rainbow Multi-Color highlights are exhibited throughout the display surface giving the piece exquisite visual beauty.
The pattern details themselves stand out superbly on display. Awesome shelf presence in terms of its sheer scarcity and overall striking visual beauty!Please see the photographs and enjoy... I have showed as many angles and iridescent features as I can cram into 12 photographs. Dark areas in the photographs are shadows only. If you enjoy owning those pieces that stand out in a crowd and get noticed... Here is a Ultra Bright, Visually Striking example, in MARIGOLD base glass, the 10 Ruffle Version, that exhibits exceptionally attractive visual qualities, AND it is in awesome condition. Look it over and give it serious consideration. It is antique Dugan at its VERY finest.
Every bit as exquisite as the photos show and then some. My Photos are taken outside in natural indirect sunlight. I never use a flash or props.
I never enhance photos, never have, never will. I aim to show you the best iridescent color the piece offers.
If the piece looks awesome in the photos... What you see is what you will get! The piece is 8 1/2 inches wide at the widest point. It is 2 1/4 inches tall at the tallest point. There are NO CHIPS, CRACKS or REPAIRS on this ELUSIVE, Visually Exquisite Antique Dugan 10 Ruffled Lettered Bowl.An Outstanding example of this fine antique glass! THE BASE: The mold seams on the base are nice and smooth. I can't make out any shelf wear on the bottom of the base which is extraordinary for this antique glass. The piece sits flat and level on a flat surface. I can't make out any wear which is extraordinary for this pattern, shape and indeed this antique glass in general. The iridescence is extremely BRIGHT and vibrant side to side featuring PURE RADIUM iridescence, very intense, and vivid Rainbow Multi-Color highlights. It lights up a display like few pieces can... The display surface is highly reflective of its surroundings. A fabulous overall presentation with remarkable shelf presence! One heck of a piece of this fine old glass!
THE EXTERIOR: I can't make out any wear on the exterior of this beauty at all which, again, is extraordinary. The exterior displays the same high gloss Radium iridescence as the front...THE EDGE: The Edge Treatment on the piece is very well done. The ruffles all the way around are exceptionally well done for these. You can clearly see in the close up photographs that this beautiful piece has been so very well cared for during the last 100 years... Kept as a show case piece for certain in my opinion. You will be hard pressed to ever find another for sale with a finer iridescent presentation in this kind of condition. A Truly Elusive, Brilliant and Fabulous piece of antique Dugan and a superb example of this century old glass. That is all I can find on this Scarce, Strikingly Beautiful Antique Dugan 10 Ruffle Lettered Bowl. A highly attractive example of this elegant, highly prized pattern, difficult to obtain shape and base glass color. This one is ultra bright with a gleaming, high gloss presentation and beautiful iridescent features, it sure makes it a grand piece on display. A superb specimen in every regard.
If you love collecting those pieces that stand out in a crowd... And have been looking for an exceptionally beautiful example... Here is an opportunity at a dandy that will light up your display! The piece has exquisite shelf presence in every regard. It will absolutely add tremendous eye appeal and interest to your display as well as superb dollar value.It is every bit as bright and eye catching as it looks and then some! I fully intend it to be that way, no glitz and glamour. I find it completely fascinating. There is nothing else like it in the world of antiques... The historical pieces I sell are part of our history, as a country, and made right here in the good ole' USA unless I state otherwise. They represent a time when America made things, great things... Before it was popular to sell this country out!
The photographs say it all! Nothing else needs to be done or said. I do my best to point out damage or wear issues with the pieces I offer. True antique glass always has some manufacturing marks.
It was made a century ago and mass produced... Well before quality was an idea. Well before Cell Phones, Computers or any technology at all. It is hard for people to comprehend that today, but it is fact.
The working conditions were unbearable by today's standards, yet the hard working American's of this era produced some of the most amazing items ever made. Manufacturing marks within the glass are part of the charm of this period in time. If there is a manufacturing mark that is out of the ordinary... Such as excessive, contained, bubbles throughout the glass or a manufacturing heat check... Normal manufacturing marks such as straw marks, stretch marks, enclosed bubbles, light tool marks, though, will not be mentioned and should certainly be anticipated.
Look over the many photos provided. If typical manufacturing marks bother you... Please ask questions up front!
I will readily answer questions as diligently as I can. It will further your appreciation and hone your interest.
I highly recommend David Doty's Carnival Glass Website. I also find his Field Guides extremely helpful if you can find them, there are several. They are the best guide to learning patterns, especially the 2000 updated version.
I also recommend Edwards and Carwile's Carnival Glass Encyclopedia... There are several editions published. They cover the widest array of patterns of any guide I have seen and the text is excellent.
There are other very worthy materials out there that will help you learn and grow, as well as numerous clubs and organizations. I use premium ONE INCH bubble wrap (not the cheap 1/4 inch) and foam peanuts to package the pieces exclusively. I take great pride in packaging these wonderful pieces of history VERY well... Like they deserve to be packaged and I like them packaged for me. I never know how an item will sell.
My goal, however, is to NEVER have a damaged piece of glass... My feedback comments prove my diligence in that regard. Running No Reserve Auctions do not always allow me to do that... For repeat buyers I certainly will! I don't advertise it...
I just do it when I send the invoice. It is my way of saying THANK YOU! I run 7 to 10 day auctions with plenty of photos, text and lots of time for questions if needed. The item "Dugan BROOKLYN BRIDGE ANTIQUE CARNIVAL ART GLASS 10 RUFFLE BOWLRADIUM MARIGOLD" is in sale since Monday, August 31, 2015. This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Glass\Glassware\Carnival Glass\Vintage (Pre-1940)\Dugan".
The seller is "bigrigg1107" and is located in Mooresville, Indiana. This item can be shipped worldwide.