American Brilliant Period (1890=1915) Cut Glass Decanter almost 15" tall This is a beautiful, and very intricate American brilliant period cut glass decanter. It measures 14 3/4" high to top of stopper, and about 5" across at the widest point.
Hawkes Cut Glass Plates ~ The Hawkes Rich Cut Glass Works was established in 1880 in Corning, NY. In 1890, the firm was incorporated as T. G. Hawkes & Co. In its day, the Hawkes Company epitomized the finest in cut glass production, creating over 300 outstandingly beautiful cut and engraved stemware patterns and other pieces. When Thomas Hawkes died in 1913, his son, Samuel, who was already apprenticed in the glass trade, became President, operating it successfully until its closing in 1962.