8 Inch Antique Brilliant period Cut Glass Crystal Bowl. Hawkes pattern 1, I believe this bowl was cut by Tiffin Glass Co. Hawkes & Company enjoyed great prosperity for almost the first half of the century. After World War II, however, after Samuel Hawkes retired, the company began to record financial losses. Thomas Hawkes' nephew, Penrose Hawkes, took control of the firm, but his efforts would be to no avail.
The company racked up substantial losses in the 50's and in 1962 a decision was made to cease operations. While Tiffin Glass did produce some Hawkes patterns, the Hawkes line was never developed as originally envisioned.
In 1984, Jim Maxwell, a former Tiffin Glass cutter, bought the Tiffin molds and equipment. In 1992, Maxwell began producing four old Hawkes' patterns and four Tiffin patterns under "Maxwell Crystal, Inc". In 1997 Maxwell Crystal, Inc. Became Crystal Traditions of Tiffin, Inc.Crystal Traditions continues to hand cut crystal in many of the patterns created by Hawkes. To view a list of Hawkes crystal patterns carried by Replacements, Ltd. The history of Hawkes Crystal began when Irishman, Thomas Gibson Hawkes established the company in Corning, New York in 1880. Hawkes Crystal concentrated on imprinting deeply etched and intricately detailed designs into glass blanks.
By the end of the century, his company was very well known for the very finest cut glass in America. For more than 80 years, Hawkes Crystal was synonymous with brilliant American cut glass. This impeccable workmanship of Hawkes Crystal was evident through the more than 300 patterns that were introduced by the company over the years.
Hawkes Crystal produced patterns of cut glass for two presidents. In addition, two of their patterns were awarded a grand prize in the Paris Exposition. They produced monogrammed patterns as well as patterns of crests for their varied clients through the years. The item "8 Inch Large Antique Brilliant period HAWKS PATERN 1 Cut Glass Crystal Bowl" is in sale since Thursday, June 20, 2019.This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Glass\Glassware\Cut Glass\American Brilliant". The seller is "luckyme06" and is located in Akron, Ohio. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Montserrat, Turks and caicos islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Uruguay, Russian federation.