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Boston & Sandwich Glass Tomato Candy Basket Thorn Handle
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This stunning Victorian tomato glass basket by Boston & Sandwich Glass Company is made from two layers of cased glass, a tomato or orange-red color over yellow with an applied clear single twist thorn handle and 4 applied clear feet. An unusual feature is that top rim of the bowl folds over and is studded with large tomato hobnail bumps ending with a crimped edge which finishes with a narrow clear band. Pontil on bottom was sanded smooth. In excellent condition, the basket with handle measures 8 inches high, bowl 8" diameter. Dates circa 1850, American