Antique American Brilliant Bowl, Pitkin and Brooks, Heart and Hobstar, Cut Glass
A gorgeous crystal American Brilliant bowl by Pitkin and Brooks. The pattern is Heart and Hobstar. The beautiful heart pattern is topped with a sawtooth edge. This crystal bowl catches the light beautifully and acts as a prism making a rainbow of colors in the bowl. This is a great piece for the collector or a wonderful gift idea.
Pitkin & Brooks was a china and glass business in Chicago that began operating in 1872. The company established a cutting shop at Bowling Green, OH, known as the Ohio Cut Glass Company and also one at Valparaiso, IN. The company went out of business about 1920.
4 1/4 inches in height
8 1/2 inches in diameter
This antique bowl is in great condition. There is a chip on the edge of one of the heart designs and must be looked for to be actually seen (See Photo 5) This is minor for this bowl's age. There are no cracks, major utensil marks, or shelf marks.
This bowl is very heavy.
One of the many ways to tell original American Brilliant cut glass is to check it under a black light. If it is real it will fluoresce a lime green color. This item has been checked and does.
This would make a great housewarming, hostess, wedding, shower, or holiday gift. A great piece to add to your collection.
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Our Vintage Rating Chart:
'LIKE NEW' Perfect mint condition.
EXCELLENT: Item has no chips cracks or crazing. May show wear from over the years such as small utensil marks.
GREAT: Item shows signs of wear due to everyday use. Larger utensil marks small flea bit chips.
VERY GOOD: Item has larger signs of wear from everyday use. Such as minor scratches, scuffing, crazing or flea bite chips.
GOOD: Item shows its years of use and love. There will be flaws such as chips, small cracks, more pronounced crazing etc. Price will reflect these defects. The item will show a larger amount of wear.
FAIR: Numerous noted flaws, some very significant. Larger cracks, chips, mars, etc. The item will have very significant wear for its years of use.
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