Most of this type of tableware was (originally) relatively inexpensive, and was commonly purchased and used primarily by the “middle class” segment of society.
The heyday of “Early American Pattern Glass” (sometimes called “Early American Pressed Glass”), would be the 1875-1900 period, although a very few patterns were introduced as early as the 1830s or 1840s. In the late 1920s, a “new” type of pattern glass, now collectively termed “Depression Glass” came into wide favor with the buying public.
Grace Guido’s website on EAPG, with lots of nice glassware for sale: American Pattern
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(A of EAPG patterns may have been made originally in some shade of amethyst glass, but most of the glass now commonly encountered in this color has been altered).
Artificially color-altered glass is considered “damaged” by most serious collectors or students of EAPG who are especially interested in the provenance, history and original as-made colors found in EAPG.
Daisy & Button is probably the best known (or most easily recognized) pattern dating from the EAPG era, but it, like many others, has been VERY heavily reproduced for many years .
A great website with tons of good in-depth information on EAPG would be Elaine Henderson’s site here: However, no evidence of Yu or the Xia Dynasty has been uncovered.Nonetheless, researchers have now published an Aug.EAPG was made by hundreds of glass manufacturers in the US.Many of them were located in the Pittsburgh, PA area, which had the reputation of being the “glass center” of the US during the 1870s and 1880s.Please check out this page with more information on altered glass: Artifically Purpled Glass.