Vintage Carnival Glass Dugan Purple Tri-Corner Nappy or Handled Candy Bowl Holly and Berry Pattern
Description: A beautiful purple with luster Carnival Glass deep tri corner ruffled bowl or candy dish. This is what is known as the purple tri-corner nappy shape. The bowl has a round base which rises straight up for about 3/4" then flares outwards with ruffled rounded sides forming a three corner shape. It also has an applied looped handle. The piece is colored in deep lustrous purple color and has a raised holly and berry design. The bowl has a round base and the exterior is undecorated. This beautiful piece has a very nice iridescent look over the deep purple colored glass on the inside but not on the outside or the foot. The piece is of solid glass construction. It is documented in Ellen T. Schroy's book "Carnival Glass Identification and Price Guide" published by KP Books in 2004, page 89. Please carefully review photos as they are part and parcel of our description.
Date: Uncertain, but most likely early 1900's.
Size: Measures ~7 1/2" at its longest dimension, ~3 1/8" diameter at the foot, and ~ 3 1/4" at its highest point. The bowl weighs over 14 ounces.
Distinguishing Characteristics - Most Interesting About The Piece: This is definitely a beautiful and colorful piece with vivid colors and well defined pattern.
Condition: It is in very good condition given the piece is about 100 years old, with no cracks, hairlines, or repairs. It does have the normal defects carnival glass normally displays such as mold lines and one or two air bubbles trapped in the glass. In addition, the piece has several very small chips to or flea bites to edge of the base. which are difficult to see but can be felt when you run your finger of it. Because of those flea bites, we are selling this bowl "AS IS" with no reserve and at what would be half the actual value of the piece. Please view photos to appreciate the beauty and condition of this great piece.
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