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.

VINTAGE INDIANA CLEAR DEPRESSION GLASS THE LAST SUPPER SCALLOPED RIM 7 X 11
VINTAGE INDIANA CLEAR DEPRESSION GLASS THE LAST SUPPER SCALLOPED RIM 7 X 11
$14.99
Jeanette Glass clear cube cubist sugar and creamer
Jeanette Glass clear cube cubist sugar and creamer
$6.00
Jeanette Glass clear creamer cube cubist
Jeanette Glass clear creamer cube cubist
$3.00
Macbeth Evans Sparkling Clear 8 3 8  Thistle Glass Serving Bowl Mint
Macbeth Evans Sparkling Clear 8 3 8 Thistle Glass Serving Bowl Mint
$19.99
Jeanette Glass clear cube cubist covered candy dish with lid
Jeanette Glass clear cube cubist covered candy dish with lid
$10.00
Vintage Depression 1935 38 Anchor Hocking Glass 5 Miss America Clear Coasters
Vintage Depression 1935 38 Anchor Hocking Glass 5 Miss America Clear Coasters
$19.95
Jeanette Glass Clear Iris Herringbone Pattern 9 1 2 Ruffled Edge Serving Bowl
Jeanette Glass Clear Iris Herringbone Pattern 9 1 2 Ruffled Edge Serving Bowl
$9.95
Fostoria Glass American Bud Vase Vintage Depression Era Elegant Crystal Clear
Fostoria Glass American Bud Vase Vintage Depression Era Elegant Crystal Clear
$19.99
Lot of 2 vintage clear ribbed glass hand juicers with pour spout depression era
Lot of 2 vintage clear ribbed glass hand juicers with pour spout depression era
$25.99
Federal Glass Company COLUMBIA Clear cereal bowls
Federal Glass Company COLUMBIA Clear cereal bowls
$31.25
Federal Glass Company COLUMBIA Clear saucer
Federal Glass Company COLUMBIA Clear saucer
$14.99
Vintage Anchor Hocking Old Colony Lace Edge 6 3 8 Bowl 1930s Clear Glass
Vintage Anchor Hocking Old Colony Lace Edge 6 3 8 Bowl 1930s Clear Glass
$15.99
VINTAGE CLEAR GLASS WITH FLOWER PAPER WEIGHT IN CENTER STANDS 2 TALL 2 WIDE
VINTAGE CLEAR GLASS WITH FLOWER PAPER WEIGHT IN CENTER STANDS 2 TALL 2 WIDE
$18.90
Vintage ToothPick Holder Ornate Clear Glass or Crystal Depression 211
Vintage ToothPick Holder Ornate Clear Glass or Crystal Depression 211
$8.99
Anchor Hocking Miss America Soup Salad Bowl 6 1 4 Wide Rim Clear Crystal
Anchor Hocking Miss America Soup Salad Bowl 6 1 4 Wide Rim Clear Crystal
$6.99
Beautiful 6 Stemmed Clear Pressed Glass Pattern Cordial Glasses 4 High
Beautiful 6 Stemmed Clear Pressed Glass Pattern Cordial Glasses 4 High
$42.50
Clear glass pressed depression pitcher vintage from estate
Clear glass pressed depression pitcher vintage from estate
$39.99
Federal DEPRESSION GLASS Madrid CRYSTAL CLEAR Creamer Vintage Coll
Federal DEPRESSION GLASS Madrid CRYSTAL CLEAR Creamer Vintage Coll
$5.95
HOCKING GLASS MISS AMERICA CLEAR 4 PART RELISH 8 3 4
HOCKING GLASS MISS AMERICA CLEAR 4 PART RELISH 8 3 4
$17.99
Set Of EIGHT Anchor Hocking Clear Glass Bubble BB Salad Plates 6 5 8
Set Of EIGHT Anchor Hocking Clear Glass Bubble BB Salad Plates 6 5 8
$24.50
5 Elegant Fostoria Clear Depression Glass Fairfax Cream Soup Bowl
5 Elegant Fostoria Clear Depression Glass Fairfax Cream Soup Bowl
$39.99
ANCHOR HOCKING GLASS MISS AMERICA CLEAR PAIR OF GRILL PLATES 10 1 4
ANCHOR HOCKING GLASS MISS AMERICA CLEAR PAIR OF GRILL PLATES 10 1 4
$19.99
11 1 2 D Round Federal Glass Clear Cabbage Rose Sharon Cake Tray Plate Platter
11 1 2 D Round Federal Glass Clear Cabbage Rose Sharon Cake Tray Plate Platter
$24.95
Iris  Herringbone Ruffled Berry Bowl Clear Great Condition
Iris Herringbone Ruffled Berry Bowl Clear Great Condition
$9.38
HOCKING GLASS MISS AMERICA CLEAR OVAL VEGETABLE BOWL 10 1 8
HOCKING GLASS MISS AMERICA CLEAR OVAL VEGETABLE BOWL 10 1 8
$19.99
ANCHOR HOCKING GLASS MISS AMERICA CLEAR 3 BREAD PLATES 5 3 4
ANCHOR HOCKING GLASS MISS AMERICA CLEAR 3 BREAD PLATES 5 3 4
$17.99
ANCHOR HOCKING GLASS MISS AMERICA CLEAR 3 SALAD PLATES 8 1 2
ANCHOR HOCKING GLASS MISS AMERICA CLEAR 3 SALAD PLATES 8 1 2
$19.99
FOUR ANCHOR HOCKING COLONIAL CLEAR KNIFE  FORK CUP AND SAUCER SETS 1934 1936
FOUR ANCHOR HOCKING COLONIAL CLEAR KNIFE FORK CUP AND SAUCER SETS 1934 1936
$34.95
Vintage INDIANA GLASS CO clear glass Pinapple and floral CANDY DISH
Vintage INDIANA GLASS CO clear glass Pinapple and floral CANDY DISH
$8.99
Depression Glass Clear Candy Dish Lid Fleur de Lis Hearts Roses Malaysia KIG
Depression Glass Clear Candy Dish Lid Fleur de Lis Hearts Roses Malaysia KIG
$16.00
Depression Glass Bubble Swirl bowl Clear Size Medium 5 depth Width 10
Depression Glass Bubble Swirl bowl Clear Size Medium 5 depth Width 10
$35.00
Vintage Pair of Etched Floral Garland Depression Clear Glass Candle Holders
Vintage Pair of Etched Floral Garland Depression Clear Glass Candle Holders
$20.00
federal glass petal clear iridescent carnival glass 10 centerpiece vtg
federal glass petal clear iridescent carnival glass 10 centerpiece vtg
$15.00
Clear Vintage Depression Glass Measuring One Cup 3 Spout
Clear Vintage Depression Glass Measuring One Cup 3 Spout
$19.99
Set of 4 McKee Depresion Glass Rock Crystal Bread  Butter Plates Clear
Set of 4 McKee Depresion Glass Rock Crystal Bread Butter Plates Clear
$55.99
Jeannette Glass Cube Clear Creamer and Open Sugar
Jeannette Glass Cube Clear Creamer and Open Sugar
$6.99 (1 Bid)
Set of 5 Clear Depression Glass Round Dishes w Gold Accents
Set of 5 Clear Depression Glass Round Dishes w Gold Accents
$9.99
ELECTROLUX VINTAGE CLEAR DEPRESSION GLASS BUTTER OR BREAD DISH FRIDGE CONTAINER
ELECTROLUX VINTAGE CLEAR DEPRESSION GLASS BUTTER OR BREAD DISH FRIDGE CONTAINER
$32.74
Set of 6 Yellow Topaz Fluted Champagne Wine Clear Stem Glasses Beautiful
Set of 6 Yellow Topaz Fluted Champagne Wine Clear Stem Glasses Beautiful
$30.00
DEPRESSION GLASS CREAMER  Clear Raised Flowers Floral Design Dogwood Lily
DEPRESSION GLASS CREAMER Clear Raised Flowers Floral Design Dogwood Lily
$7.00

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