The beautiful and varied glassware lines produced by the Central Glass Works of Wheeling, West Virginia, from the 1910s through 1939, are presented in 470 eye-catching images. Distributed throughout the United States, Continental Europe, and Australia, they include the company's depression era stemware and tumblers, compotes, marmalades, covered candy dishes, dresser and vanity trays, pitchers, tankards, jugs, candlesticks, and barware in a striking variety of colors and forms. Close attention is paid to the many etched patterns Central Glass Works produced.
The text provides an informative history of the company, descriptions of the product lines, colors, and etched patterns. Values are found both in the captions and in tables spread throughout the text. This book is an essential reference for all who appreciate glassware produced during the early twentieth century.