Yesteryear Here

Circa: 1885-1900
Manufacturer: unknown
This amberina art glass footed toothpick holder stands 2 15/16 inches tall. It has what is known as a Lazy Amberina portion wherein the division between the amber glass and the heat-sensitive red glass is not delineated neatly but flows further down on one side than the other.

The color is a deeper brownish amber than what Phoenix Glass company produced. As well, the foot does not have the continuation of the optic pattern of the body.

It is my best guess that this piece is of European origin, most likely English or French.

In any case, it is a beautiful piece of Victorian art glass. The holder is in excellent condition with no chip, flakes, or cracks. There are some small bubbles in the glass body but it was manufactured that way.

Add it to your Art Glass or Toothpick holder collection today.

I am a long time member and past President (1988) of the National Toothpick Holder Collectors Club. I guarantee the authenticity of this TP. For more info on toothpick holders as a great collectible, visit the National Toothpick Holder Collectors Society web page at (

Shop by Store Name

Click on a letter to view store names that begin with that letter.
More Shopping
  • Today's news about the antiques & collectibles trade.
  • The Showcase Antiques & collectibles that were added to today.