Clear Depression Glass

by admin on August 27, 2009

One of the main reasons why depression glass is so popular is the colors that it comes in. Due to the fact that money was so tight and the pressed glassware was so easy to produce, it made sense to make the pieces as colorful and as attractive as possible to get people to want them. Don't forget that this type of glass was made during the American great depression period (1929-1939) and people's incomes has dropped quite a bit, so the nicer the coloring of this cheap glassware the better.

As well as the cobalt blues, the royal ruby reds and the emeral green items, a range of clear depression glass was also created for those who liked original or plain pieces. The glassware was still patterned and the manufactuers ensured that those who had this color were treated to a good quality piece. The patterns look almost etched on to the glass when there is no coloring in the material and makes it look more valuable. Some of the elegant glass pieces that were produced as a high-end version of depression glass were done in a clear coloring. This was perhaps due to the rise of the purchasing of crystalware items which would eventually overtake their cheaper rivals.

All of the major depression glass makers were involved in producing the clear versions. Jeannette Glass, McKee Glass, Hocking and Hazel-Atlas to name but a few. I guess that the clear depression glass pieces were cheaper to produce and were easier to make, therefore all of the companies were keen to make this sort of item too.

Ruby Red Depression glass Basket with clear crystal handle
Ruby Red Depression glass Basket with clear crystal handle
$20.00
Vintage Jeannette Louisa Compote Dish Heavy Clear Depression Glass Footed 9
Vintage Jeannette Louisa Compote Dish Heavy Clear Depression Glass Footed 9
$9.99
Pair Crystal Depression Glass Diamond Cut Trinket Trays Matching Pink
Pair Crystal Depression Glass Diamond Cut Trinket Trays Matching Pink
$10.00
VINTAGE CLEAR DEPRESSION GLASS 92oz PITCHER HAZEL ATLAS Royal Lace Pattern
VINTAGE CLEAR DEPRESSION GLASS 92oz PITCHER HAZEL ATLAS Royal Lace Pattern
$45.46
VINTAGE CLEAR DEPRESSION GLASS LUNCHEON PLATE HAZEL ATLAS Royal Lace Pattern
VINTAGE CLEAR DEPRESSION GLASS LUNCHEON PLATE HAZEL ATLAS Royal Lace Pattern
$9.99
VINTAGE CLEAR DEPRESSION GLASS COOKIE JAR W LID HAZEL ATLAS Royal Lace Pattern
VINTAGE CLEAR DEPRESSION GLASS COOKIE JAR W LID HAZEL ATLAS Royal Lace Pattern
$32.19
VINTAGE CLEAR DEPRESSION GLASS BREAD  BUTTER 6 HAZEL ATLAS Royal Lace Pattern
VINTAGE CLEAR DEPRESSION GLASS BREAD BUTTER 6 HAZEL ATLAS Royal Lace Pattern
$6.99
2 BEAUTIFUL CLEAR GLASS DIVIDED RELISH TRAYS W FROSTED LILLY
2 BEAUTIFUL CLEAR GLASS DIVIDED RELISH TRAYS W FROSTED LILLY
$19.99
ANCHOR HOCKING MANHATTAN Clear Salad Plate 7 3 4
ANCHOR HOCKING MANHATTAN Clear Salad Plate 7 3 4
$24.99
VINTAGE JEANNETTE GLASS CUBIST CUBE CREAMER CLEAR GLASS
VINTAGE JEANNETTE GLASS CUBIST CUBE CREAMER CLEAR GLASS
$1.99
Vtg L E Smith Depression Clear Candle Holder
Vtg L E Smith Depression Clear Candle Holder
$7.99
JEANNETTE VINTAGE CLEAR GLASS POWDER BOX W ELEPHANT FINIAL LID
JEANNETTE VINTAGE CLEAR GLASS POWDER BOX W ELEPHANT FINIAL LID
$18.00
Anchor Hocking Glass Clear 22 karat Gold Trim Sandwich Creamer  Open Sugar Bowl
Anchor Hocking Glass Clear 22 karat Gold Trim Sandwich Creamer Open Sugar Bowl
$17.99
Diamond Depression Clear Windsor Cut Glass Relish Tray Handles 15
Diamond Depression Clear Windsor Cut Glass Relish Tray Handles 15
$19.99
CLEAR CRYSTAL LE SMITH DEVILED EGG DIVIDED PLATE MINT WITH ORIGINAL TAG
CLEAR CRYSTAL LE SMITH DEVILED EGG DIVIDED PLATE MINT WITH ORIGINAL TAG
$18.95
vtg clear milk crimson red pedestal ruffle edge silver crest glass bowl basket
vtg clear milk crimson red pedestal ruffle edge silver crest glass bowl basket
$24.99
Anchor Hocking MISS AMERICA CLEAR Celery Dish 6089
Anchor Hocking MISS AMERICA CLEAR Celery Dish 6089
$7.99
Jeannette Glass Iris and Herringbone Large Water Serving Pitcher Clear
Jeannette Glass Iris and Herringbone Large Water Serving Pitcher Clear
$26.91
Perfume Bottles Clear Depression Glass with Round Tops Lot of 2 65 Tall
Perfume Bottles Clear Depression Glass with Round Tops Lot of 2 65 Tall
$29.95
Jeannette Glass Open Sugar Clear Cube Cubist Depression
Jeannette Glass Open Sugar Clear Cube Cubist Depression
$2.00
Anchor Hocking Waterford Depression Glass Handled Cake Plate Clear Waffle
Anchor Hocking Waterford Depression Glass Handled Cake Plate Clear Waffle
$16.02
HOCKING WATERFORD WAFFLE LARGE DEPRESSION GLASS CRYSTAL CLEAR 8 1 4 BERRY BOWL
HOCKING WATERFORD WAFFLE LARGE DEPRESSION GLASS CRYSTAL CLEAR 8 1 4 BERRY BOWL
$9.99
Duncan  Miller Teardrop Clear Glass Relish Nut Dish
Duncan Miller Teardrop Clear Glass Relish Nut Dish
$9.99
Indiana Clear Glass Pretzel Footed Creamer 1930s
Indiana Clear Glass Pretzel Footed Creamer 1930s
$9.99
Vintage 1275 Clear Depression Glass Divided Serving Tray Grape Leaf Pattern
Vintage 1275 Clear Depression Glass Divided Serving Tray Grape Leaf Pattern
$9.95
McKee White Red Ships Sailboats 4 Pc Refrigerator Dish Set Clear Glass Lids
McKee White Red Ships Sailboats 4 Pc Refrigerator Dish Set Clear Glass Lids
$102.60
Viking Green Depression Glass FLOWERLITE 3 toed Vase with Clear Flower Frog
Viking Green Depression Glass FLOWERLITE 3 toed Vase with Clear Flower Frog
$19.00
Anchor Hocking Glass MANHATTAN Clear Creamer Depression Glassware
Anchor Hocking Glass MANHATTAN Clear Creamer Depression Glassware
$9.99
Vintage Creamer Sugar Bowl Hazel Atlas Colonial Block Diamond Depression Clear 5
Vintage Creamer Sugar Bowl Hazel Atlas Colonial Block Diamond Depression Clear 5
$10.00
Vintage Clear Depression Glass Coal Bucket Ashtray
Vintage Clear Depression Glass Coal Bucket Ashtray
$3.99
Vtg Federal Depression Glass COLUMBIA Clear Covered Butter Dish Pearl Oyster
Vtg Federal Depression Glass COLUMBIA Clear Covered Butter Dish Pearl Oyster
$15.00
Vintage Clear Pink Depression Glass Bowl with Handles
Vintage Clear Pink Depression Glass Bowl with Handles
$16.00
Manhattan Clear Candle Holder Depression Glass Square Hocking Candlestick
Manhattan Clear Candle Holder Depression Glass Square Hocking Candlestick
$5.99
VTG 1930s Hazel Atlas Clear Glass Square Chevron Creamer EUC
VTG 1930s Hazel Atlas Clear Glass Square Chevron Creamer EUC
$8.08
Vintage Depression Era Jeanette Cube Cubist Candy Dish Bowl Clear w Lid
Vintage Depression Era Jeanette Cube Cubist Candy Dish Bowl Clear w Lid
$15.00
Depression Glass Miss America Clear Sherbet Dessert Dish32
Depression Glass Miss America Clear Sherbet Dessert Dish32
$8.99
Jeannette Glass Clear Elephant Covered Powder Box
Jeannette Glass Clear Elephant Covered Powder Box
$26.24
Federal Glass Patrician Spoke Luncheon Plate LOT of 2 Clear
Federal Glass Patrician Spoke Luncheon Plate LOT of 2 Clear
$7.19
Federal Depression Glass Patrician Spoke Pitcher Clear 8 inch Molded Clear
Federal Depression Glass Patrician Spoke Pitcher Clear 8 inch Molded Clear
$44.99
Anchor Hocking MISS AMERICA CLEAR Fruit Bowl 6118
Anchor Hocking MISS AMERICA CLEAR Fruit Bowl 6118
$33.99

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