- Pattern: Wexford (Discontinued)
- Made in USA by Anchor Hocking
- Vintage: 1970’s
- Details: This is a Sugar and Creamer Set (3 pcs incl. the lid) in one of Anchor Hocking’s most beautiful and enduring patterns, Wexford. Wexford was also made in blue, ruby red, gold-banded and smoked glass, this is the clear, and most popular of all the colors. It is known by it’s rows of small diamonds on the top band separated from larger diamonds on the bottom, also known as a crisscross pattern. This pattern catches the light beautifully and looks lovely on a breakfast table or buffet. PLEASE NOTE: This is not the original sugar bowl lid, the lid used is for the Anchor Hocking Pineapple (aka Prescut Clear) which was manufactured from 1941 to 1975, so it’s vintage but not the original lid to this sugar bowl, it fits the bowl very well. The set was purchased from its original owner, she does not recall it ever having a different lid, perhaps they lost/broke it a very long time ago. We have several pieces in the Wexford pattern, please take a look at what’s available and you may be able to find more pieces to add to your Wexford collection
- Material: Pressed Glass
- Dimensions: Creamer: 4.5 inches Tall, 7.75 inches Long (including the handle), 3.0 inches in Diameter at top opening (mouth), and the bottom foot is 2.25 in Diameter. Sugar: 4.75 inches Tall, 3.75 inches in Diameter (top opening) and the foot is 2.75 inches in Diameter
- Condition: Vintage – Used. Excellent Condition, except for the legitimacy of the sugar lid, there are no chips, cracks, or scratches on any of these pieces. Please review all pictures and make sure you love this item before purchasing, we can’t accept returns. Please remember these are VINTAGE and ANTIQUE items, they are NOT new, every effort has been made to show any scratches, wear and tear and imperfections.
- Shipping is included, (continental US only), unless otherwise noted. This item ships Priority Mail and Insured for your protection. AK, HI and International shoppers will see additional shipping based on your location.
Anchor Hocking has a very long and complicated history going back to 1905. Here is a very brief synopsis of this long lived American manufacturer. The company was started by Isaac J. Collins and six friends who raised $8,000 to buy the Lancaster Carbon Company in Lancaster, Ohio. The company, named for the Hocking River that is near where the plant was located, made and sold approximately $20,000 worth of glassware in the first year. In 1924 a tremendous fire reduced the company to ashes but Mr. Collins and his associates raised funding to build another plant (Plant 1). The new plant was specifically designed for the production of glassware. Later in that same year, the company also purchased controlling interest in the Lancaster Glass Company (later called Plant 2) and the Standard Glass Manufacturing Company with plants in Bremen and Canal Winchester, Ohio. In 1929 the stock market crashed and so did the country’s economy, however, this company survived by developing a 15-mold machine that could produce 90 pieces of blown glass per minute. This allowed the company to sell tumblers “two for a nickel” and survive the great depression while others went out of business. Hocking Glass Company entered the glass container business in 1931 with the purchase of 50% of the General Glass Company, which in turn acquired Turner Glass Company of Winchester, Indiana. Anchor Hocking Glass Corporation came into existence on December 31, 1937 when the Anchor Cap and Closure Corporation and its subsidiaries merged with the Hocking Glass Company. The word “Glass” was dropped from the company’s name in 1969 because the company had evolved into an international company with an infinite product list. They entered the plastic market in 1968 with the acquisition of Plastics Incorporated in St. Paul, Minnesota. The Newell Corporation acquired the Anchor Hocking Corporation on 2 July 1987. In 2012 Anchor Hocking merged with Oneida and created EveryWare Global. EveryWare Global filed for bankruptcy in 2015. EveryWare Global was renamed The Oneida Group in 2017 and it’s the current owner of Anchor Hocking brand.