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 Clear Glass Scotty Dog Figurine Creamer
Vintage Clear Glass Scotty Dog Figurine Creamer
$7.99
Vintage Federal Glass Columbia Pattern Clear Depression Glass Salad Serving Bowl
Vintage Federal Glass Columbia Pattern Clear Depression Glass Salad Serving Bowl
$22.99
Vintage Hocking Miss America Clear Depression Glass Dinner Plate
Vintage Hocking Miss America Clear Depression Glass Dinner Plate
$9.99
Vintage Owens Illinois Glass Company Clear Water Bottle 1933 Chicago Worlds Fair
Vintage Owens Illinois Glass Company Clear Water Bottle 1933 Chicago Worlds Fair
$24.99
Anchor Hocking Sugar Bowl Glass Prescut Clear Crystal Star Fan Design About 3
Anchor Hocking Sugar Bowl Glass Prescut Clear Crystal Star Fan Design About 3
$13.99
Vintage Depression Era Clear Glass Pitcher
Vintage Depression Era Clear Glass Pitcher
$22.00
Vintage Clear Glass Diamond Design Tooth Pick Holder
Vintage Clear Glass Diamond Design Tooth Pick Holder
$6.99
Antique Depression Clear Glass Covered Sugar and Creamer Column type design
Antique Depression Clear Glass Covered Sugar and Creamer Column type design
$27.89
Jeannette Glass WINDSOR DIAMOND Clear 3 Part 11 Oval Relish Dish Depression
Jeannette Glass WINDSOR DIAMOND Clear 3 Part 11 Oval Relish Dish Depression
$9.99
Set of 2 Vintage Anchor Hocking Clear Bubble Candle Stick Holders
Set of 2 Vintage Anchor Hocking Clear Bubble Candle Stick Holders
$10.75
Anchor Hocking Depression Glass Clear Sandwich Crystal Sugar  Creamer Set
Anchor Hocking Depression Glass Clear Sandwich Crystal Sugar Creamer Set
$8.99
Fire King Clear Bubble Depression Glass Sugar  Creamer Set in Mint Condition
Fire King Clear Bubble Depression Glass Sugar Creamer Set in Mint Condition
$9.99
4 Anchor Hocking Depression Glass Clear Sandwich Crystal Cup  Saucer Sets
4 Anchor Hocking Depression Glass Clear Sandwich Crystal Cup Saucer Sets
$19.99
6 Anchor Hocking Depression Glass Clear Sandwich Crystal Cup  Saucer Sets
6 Anchor Hocking Depression Glass Clear Sandwich Crystal Cup Saucer Sets
$29.99
Diamond Cut Crystal Clear Pressed Depression Glass Pedestal Candy Dish w Lid
Diamond Cut Crystal Clear Pressed Depression Glass Pedestal Candy Dish w Lid
$19.99
5071 Set Of 3 Clear Green Depression Glass Saucers unmarked Square Rounded
5071 Set Of 3 Clear Green Depression Glass Saucers unmarked Square Rounded
$13.49
Depression Era ANCHOR HOCKING WAFFLE WATERFORD Clear 7 Salad Plates EIGHT
Depression Era ANCHOR HOCKING WAFFLE WATERFORD Clear 7 Salad Plates EIGHT
$20.00
Depression Era ANCHOR HOCKING WAFFLE WATERFORD Clear Cups  Saucers 4 SETS
Depression Era ANCHOR HOCKING WAFFLE WATERFORD Clear Cups Saucers 4 SETS
$16.00
Depression Era ANCHOR HOCKING WAFFLE WATERFORD Clear 4 Coasters EIGHT
Depression Era ANCHOR HOCKING WAFFLE WATERFORD Clear 4 Coasters EIGHT
$16.00
Vintage Lot Of 2 1903 Red Clear Crystal Condiment Sugar Matchbook Dish
Vintage Lot Of 2 1903 Red Clear Crystal Condiment Sugar Matchbook Dish
$44.80
Clear Glass Depression Glass Bowl with Ledges Inside
Clear Glass Depression Glass Bowl with Ledges Inside
$4.98
Vintage or Depression Cut Clear Glass Square Dish Bowl
Vintage or Depression Cut Clear Glass Square Dish Bowl
$10.50
VintagePlateSandwichGlassClearStippledCollectible
VintagePlateSandwichGlassClearStippledCollectible
$9.95
Vintage Clear Diamond Beaded Wavy Edge Square Glass Candy Nut Dish
Vintage Clear Diamond Beaded Wavy Edge Square Glass Candy Nut Dish
$10.00
Depression Glass Clear Small Plates 7 Count
Depression Glass Clear Small Plates 7 Count
$100.00
8 clear Depression glass 8 1 4 double laurel leaf plates
8 clear Depression glass 8 1 4 double laurel leaf plates
$24.99
Vintage Clear Glass Star Pinwheel Pattern Elongated Dish
Vintage Clear Glass Star Pinwheel Pattern Elongated Dish
$16.99
Anchor Hocking MISS AMERICA CLEAR 10 1 8 Oval Vegetable Bowl 1779099
Anchor Hocking MISS AMERICA CLEAR 10 1 8 Oval Vegetable Bowl 1779099
$13.99
Vintage Indiana Glass Clear Sandwich Creamer Pitcher  Open Sugar Bowl
Vintage Indiana Glass Clear Sandwich Creamer Pitcher Open Sugar Bowl
$19.99
Clear Glass Unknown Maker Set of 3 Cocktail Glasses
Clear Glass Unknown Maker Set of 3 Cocktail Glasses
$13.49
IMPERIAL GLASS PRESSED DEPRESSION SERVING BOWL 10 1 2 DIAMETER ELEGANT
IMPERIAL GLASS PRESSED DEPRESSION SERVING BOWL 10 1 2 DIAMETER ELEGANT
$9.99
Anchor Hocking SANDWICH CLEAR Open Sugar Bowl 6527
Anchor Hocking SANDWICH CLEAR Open Sugar Bowl 6527
$5.99
8 Depression Glass Clear Universal Punch Cups
8 Depression Glass Clear Universal Punch Cups
$10.50
Indiana Glass Clear Loganberry 8 7 8 Grill Plate Divided Relish Tray
Indiana Glass Clear Loganberry 8 7 8 Grill Plate Divided Relish Tray
$11.99
Depression Glass double candlestick clear 1940 50 by McKee Glass Company
Depression Glass double candlestick clear 1940 50 by McKee Glass Company
$10.00
Anchor Hocking SANDWICH CLEAR Creamer 6504
Anchor Hocking SANDWICH CLEAR Creamer 6504
$3.99
LK Depression Glass Jeanette Clear IRIS  HERRINGBONE Water Pitcher 9 tall
LK Depression Glass Jeanette Clear IRIS HERRINGBONE Water Pitcher 9 tall
$19.95
Queen Mary Clear by Anchor Hocking Ribbed Depression Creamer w Starburst Center
Queen Mary Clear by Anchor Hocking Ribbed Depression Creamer w Starburst Center
$8.00
Vintage Etched Console Centerpiece 13 Diameter Bowl Clear to Green Rolled Edge
Vintage Etched Console Centerpiece 13 Diameter Bowl Clear to Green Rolled Edge
$40.00
3 Vintage Clear To Green Etched Glass Candleholders 3 Depression Candle Holders
3 Vintage Clear To Green Etched Glass Candleholders 3 Depression Candle Holders
$80.00

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