Maker: Challinor, Taylor and Company, No. 309. Last made by U. S. Glass Company, Factory C(hallinor).
Reference(s): Ruth Webb Lee, Victorian Glass Specialties, Pl. 65-4. Also, Kamm 4, pgs. 25-26 indicates Challinor was the maker. Also, see Special Comments below.
Description: This is a clear, cylindrical shaker with an ornate pattern. It has many rows of hexagons and a top row with a fan design interwoven with the hexagons.
Decoration: None.
Colors Known: Clear.
Size: 2-5/8" tall; 1-3/8" dia.
Date: Ca. 1880's and later.
Submitted by: Anonymous.
AGSSSC Assigned #: SSNO175.
Special Comments: The U. S. Glass, Factory C, kept the same name, #309, that Challinor, Taylor, and Co. used. Shown in H 5, pg. 93, Figs. C and D; also, Milliard, Goblets 1, Pl. 136-2, and Metz, I, pg. 164-1. Mrs. Webb called this pattern "Blockade" very early. McCain indicates the perferred name for this pattern now is "Diamond Block with Fan" (even though the "diamonds" are hexagons)!

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