A pair of clear glass English Hobnail pattern ivy ball vases from Westmoreland Glass Company. The square-footed vases measure 4 1/2" wide and stands 6 1/4" tall. The crimped opening is 1 5/8" across. The condition is pristine, with no chips, cracks, or repairs.
Water and rooting solution is added to the top of the ivy ball and ivy cuttings are added. As the ivy grows, it drapes over the sides of the ball.
Westmoreland Glass Company of Grapevine, Pennsylvania, was originally called Specialty Glass Company, which was founded in East Liverpool, Ohio in 1888. The name was changed to Westmoreland in 1924 and was known for producing fine quality pressed glass bowls and condiment jars, candy-filled glass jars, milk glass, and hen on nest containers until the company ceased operations in 1984.