This creamer is Florentine #1 or Poppy green depression glass from Hazel Atlas. Hazel Atlas made two shape with the same mold etched flower design, Florentine #1 and Florentine #2. This is a popular pattern that I try to buy whenever I can. Sad to say, both of my last three online purchases of Florentine green depression glass came with a lot of undisclosed damage. This is such a problem when buying online and even sellers with good feedback and experience can miss damage. (I know this from personal experience so now I check, recheck, then re-recheck. Amazing how some of those nicks like to hide.) Two of the last three purchases were from people who don't sell a lot of glass but the other was an experienced seller. Of course some sellers just aren't careful. Why is Florentine chancy to buy? Is it just bad luck? I don't think so. Most of the cups I've gotten have had chips on the top of the foot. Saucers, plates and small bowls in Florentine #1 have sharp corners on the inner rims and these tend to get chipped. I think many sellers don't think to check the inner rims and you would not feel the chips on the top of the foot if all you do is casually run your fingers along the edge of the rim, and not the top or sides. Moral of the story? In the last case I did not email the seller before buying to ask about the inner rims. Times before I did email and the sellers didn't respond and I disregarded that red flag and bid anyway. Note to self: Ask and if you don't get the answer, leave. I hope you have better success buying this great pattern than my last few attempts. If you choose to buy from me you can be sure that I've checked every piece many times - and if I still miss something I'll make it right.
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