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Milk Glass

Milk glass, so named for its milky opacity, has a heritage that dates back centuries. Antique milk glass is celebrated by collectors, but its acclaim continues to grow today with modern producers still creating styles in the glass type.

Though the name of milk glass is relatively recent, the technique dates to the 1500s and its discovery by ingenious Venetian glassmakers. They deduced that the addition of opacifier chemicals such as bone ash could, when added to a molten glass mixture, render the finished glass brilliantly opaque.

The somewhat opalescent effect in some milk glass resulted in the technique being known as opal glass, and it was this luminous effect that catapulted milk glass into celebrity. By the end of the 19th century, milk glass... Read more

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Milk Glass Plate with Cherub

April 26, 2018, 11:00 AM EST
Norwood, MA, USA

$10 (starting bid)

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Milk Glass Plate with Flag and Eagle

April 26, 2018, 11:00 AM EST
Norwood, MA, USA

$10 (starting bid)

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Hobnail Milk Glass Ruffled Edge Footed Bowl

April 28, 2018, 8:00 AM CST
Panama City, FL, USA

$20 (starting bid)

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Milk Glass Crocheted Edge Rectangular Footed Bowl

April 28, 2018, 8:00 AM CST
Panama City, FL, USA

$20 (starting bid)

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2 Milk Glass Split Handle Hand Painted Baskets

April 28, 2018, 8:00 AM CST
Panama City, FL, USA

$20 (starting bid)

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 Vintage Milk Glass Vase

April 28, 2018, 8:00 AM CST
Chicago, IL, USA

$5 (starting bid)

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Milk Glass Painted Chicken Dish

April 28, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
Greenville, OH, USA

$1 (1 bid)

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Milk glass

April 28, 2018, 9:30 AM CST
Garnavillo, IA, USA

$15 (2 bids)

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Vintage Imperial Milk Glass Covered Dish

April 28, 2018, 11:00 AM EST
Orlando, FL, USA

$5 (starting bid)

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2 Milk Glass Candle Holders

April 28, 2018, 11:00 AM EST
Orlando, FL, USA

$10 (starting bid)

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VINTAGE HAND BLOWN MILK GLASS CANDY DISH

April 28, 2018, 11:00 AM EST
Saegertown, PA, USA

$8 (starting bid)

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VINTAGE HAND BLOWN &PAINTED MILK GLASS ROSE BOWL

April 28, 2018, 11:00 AM EST
Saegertown, PA, USA

$6 (starting bid)

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VINTAGE HAND PAINTED MILK GLASS PITCHER

April 28, 2018, 11:00 AM EST
Saegertown, PA, USA

$10 (starting bid)

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Lot of 7 Milk Glass (One Clear) Glassbake Devil Crab Containters

April 28, 2018, 3:00 PM EST
Lakeland, FL, USA

$15 (starting bid)

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A Milk Glass Ashtray

April 28, 2018, 3:00 PM EST
Lakeland, FL, USA

$10 (starting bid)

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A Milk Glass Cup

April 28, 2018, 3:00 PM EST
Lakeland, FL, USA

$10 (starting bid)

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Set of Two MacBath Evan Colour Milk Glass Lunch Plates

April 28, 2018, 3:00 PM EST
Lakeland, FL, USA

$20 (starting bid)

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A MacBath Evans Colour Milk Glass Cup and Saucer

April 28, 2018, 3:00 PM EST
Lakeland, FL, USA

$20 (starting bid)

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A Kemple Angel Reticulated Milk Glass Plate

April 28, 2018, 3:00 PM EST
Lakeland, FL, USA

$20 (starting bid)

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A Square Milk Glass Planter

April 28, 2018, 3:00 PM EST
Lakeland, FL, USA

$15 (1 bid)

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A Milk Glass Hand Painted Shade

April 28, 2018, 3:00 PM EST
Lakeland, FL, USA

$25 (starting bid)

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A Milk Glass Chicken Dish Container

April 28, 2018, 3:00 PM EST
Lakeland, FL, USA

$25 (starting bid)

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A Milk Glass Chicken Dish Container

April 28, 2018, 3:00 PM EST
Lakeland, FL, USA

$35 (starting bid)

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A Milk Glass Chicken Candy Dish

April 28, 2018, 3:00 PM EST
Lakeland, FL, USA

$15 (starting bid)

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A Milk Glass Chicken Candy Dish

April 28, 2018, 3:00 PM EST
Lakeland, FL, USA

$15 (starting bid)

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A Milk Glass Chicken Candy Dish

April 28, 2018, 3:00 PM EST
Lakeland, FL, USA

$15 (starting bid)

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A Milk Glass Unmarked Chicken Candy Dish

April 28, 2018, 3:00 PM EST
Lakeland, FL, USA

$10 (starting bid)

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A Press Milk Glass Cup

April 28, 2018, 3:00 PM EST
Lakeland, FL, USA

$10 (starting bid)

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A Miniature Milk Glass Bird Holder

April 28, 2018, 3:00 PM EST
Lakeland, FL, USA

$15 (starting bid)

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MILK GLASS LEAF  DISH

April 29, 2018, 1:30 PM CST
Kosciusko, MS, USA

$2 (starting bid)

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HARP PINK MILK GLASS CAKE PLATE

April 29, 2018, 1:30 PM CST
Kosciusko, MS, USA

$25 (starting bid)

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DIAMOND POINT MILK GLASS BOWL

April 29, 2018, 1:30 PM CST
Kosciusko, MS, USA

$5 (starting bid)

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Pr Nouveau Milk Glass Candlesticks

April 30, 2018, 10:00 AM CST
Anna, IL, USA

$10 (starting bid)

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Milk Glass Horse & Cart Dish

April 30, 2018, 10:00 AM CST
Anna, IL, USA

$10 (starting bid)

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Opaline or Milk Glass Dishes, Set of 8 w. Hobnail

May 2, 2018, 12:00 PM EST
New York, NY, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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Group of Light Blue Milk Glass

May 5, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
Beverly, MA, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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1939 MILK GLASS WORLDS FAIR WHITE HOUSE VINEGAR BOTTLES

May 5, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
Abingdon, VA, USA

$20 (starting bid)

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Milk Glass Punch Bowl and Cups

May 5, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
Beverly, MA, USA

$30 (starting bid)

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Vintage Milk Glass Items, Votive Holders

May 6, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
Beverly, MA, USA

$20 (starting bid)

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ANCHOR HOCKING MILK GLASS GOLD TRIM DINNERWARE

May 7, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
Tallahassee, FL, USA

$2 (starting bid)

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