Dugan Question Mark carnival glass bon bons

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2015-06-26 10:55:25

Dugan Question Mark carnival glass bon bons are collectible items of carnival glass, produced in the US by the Dugan Glass Company between 1904 and 1931.

 

Antique or vintage?

Glassware produced more than 100 years ago is classed as “antique” according to the 1930 Smoot-Hawley Tariff Act’s definition.

“Vintage” refers to pieces manufactured within the last 100 years and can include items made as recently as the 1980s.

Question Mark pattern

The Dugan Question Mark pattern features several depictions of symbols that could be construed as backwards question marks.

It is available in the form of plates, compotes and bon bons.

Dugan Question Mark bon bons

Dugan Question Mark bon bons are available in lavender, marigold, peach opal, pink, purple, white and the rarely seen blue colours.

They are characterised by their plain exteriors and double handles.

How much are Dugan Question Mark carnival glass bon bons worth?

Prices range from $10 to $55 depending on condition and desirability. The rare blue bon bons could be expected to achieve significantly more than these figures at auction.

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