Imperial Molly. The sides with the ribbed optic between each one are good clues, the glass quality is a clue, but the final conclusive proof is the handle shape, especially the little triangles where the handles meet the body. I have a black Imperial Molly center handled server but I'm not sure why the ID jumped out at me. A couple years ago there was a cake plate that was puzzling me that I saw in a picture somewhere and recognized. Anyway, if you find a piece of glass with an odd number of sides, pointy corners, squared off handles that form triangles at the glass body, suspect Imperial Molly pink depression glass. Meanwhile just ignore those smug little pieces that won't tell you their names!If you collect glass you probably have a piece or three that you never were able to identify. These dratted pieces linger on the shelf and wave at you when you walk by. I can hear them taunting me. "Who made me? Don't YOU want to know?!? What's MY name? Nyah nyah Nyah." (OK, I need to get out more before the couch starts talking, then the coffee pot, then they'll just shove me in a nice quiet room.) This pretty bowl was stuck in a box since 1999. Yep, I got this at the very first estate sale I went to, didn't see it in my book, stuck it in a box (No! Not to avoid the noise, but to keep it safe. That's my story and I'm sticking to it.) and it's been there ever since. I got it out because I cleaned out the room it was in and it was obvious!
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