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Beautiful large white milk glass pedestal cake plate with highly detailed Hobnail design and crimped rim. Perfect to display favorite cake recipes.
Measures 5 inches tall x 13 inches wide. Excellent Condition. Base is not marked dating it to pre-1978.
Large pieces of milk glass in this condition can bring top dollar value today. Online average price $60. Our price: $45.00!
”Milk glass is the current collector’s name for milk-white opaque glass. The early glassmaker’s term was Opal Ware. Originally attempted in England in the eighteenth century with the intention of imitating china milk glass was not commercially successful until the mid-1800’s. Pieces produced in the USA England and France during the 1870-1900 period are highly prized for their intricate detail and fiery opalescent edges.” Schroder’s Antiques Price Guide Nineteenth Edition 2001.