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Russel Wright Granite Gray American Modern Collection Glasses 12 pcs. Morgantown

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Mid Century Modern grouping of 12 American Modern glasses designed by Russel Wright and manufactured by Morgantown. Consisting of 12 Granite Gray – 2 juice glasses, 6 dessert/Champagne and 4 wine goblet all in Very Good condition. Since they are blown glass, slight differences of colors and dimensions occured. American Modern was a line of Mid Century Modern tableware for entertaining designed by Russel Wright (1904-1976) in the 1930s. It was a popular collection of Modern shapes and colors for dishes and glassware produced from 1939-1959. The glass pieces for this line were produced by Morgantown Glassware Guild and the dishes by Steubenville Pottery. The glasses were available in coral (pink). chartreuse, gray and seafoam. This line was so popular that even Elanor Roosevelt and Mamie Eisenhower had a set of dishes and because of the high quality of the glass production at Morgantown, it was chosen as the supplier of glassware for the Kennedy White House. Morgantown Glass Works was founded in 1899 in West Virginia to produce pressed and hand blown glassware. The company closed for a short period in the 30s and reopened as Morgantown Glassware Guild producing high quality glassware until 1965 when it was bought by Fostoria Glass Co. and finally closed in 1971. MEASUREMENTS & QUANTITY: (2 juice glasses) 3.88 inches high x 2.75 inches diameter –(6 dessert/champagne) 2.75 inches high x 4 inches diameter – (4 wine goblets) 3.25 inches high x 3 inches diameter Please look at the other listings we have of Morgantown American Modern glasses in different sizes Granite Gray and Seafoam color. Last images of the other sizes available in Granite and the Seafoam grouping.
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  • Dimensions:
    Height: 3.88 in (9.86 cm)Diameter: 2.75 in (6.99 cm)
  • Sold As:
    Set of 12
  • Style:
    Mid-Century Modern (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques:
  • Place of Origin:
  • Period:
  • Date of Manufacture:
    1940s
  • Condition:
    Wear consistent with age and use. Very Good condition. Since they are blown glass, slight differences of colors and dimensions occured.
  • Seller Location:
    Miami, FL
  • Reference Number:
    1stDibs: LU830137631152
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