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S/7 Mid Century Modern Style of Dorothy Thorpe Mercury Fade Cocktail Glasses


Offered is a s/7 mid century modern fade highball cocktail glasses in the style of Dorothy Thorpe. A stunning set of seven Mid-Century Tom Collins glasses decorated with a technique referred to as Mercury Fade. Creating an ombre effect, this method of decoration did not use highly toxic mercury in the process. Instead, a solution of silver nitrate was applied and sealed onto the glass.

Dimensions 3 × 5.63 in

Mid-20th Century

Date of Manufacture

Circa: 1955-1965

Product Condition

In overall good to very good used vintage condition with minor surface scratching commensurate with age and use with minor rubbing and loss to silvered decoration.