Britannia

The Britannia range was one of the most popular ranges of pressed glass from Chance. The range of shapes and sizes was very wide and the rarer designs are well worth collecting. Reverting to more traditional patterns, Britannia was an immediate hit with the buying public.

Britannia 1pt. tankard & jug
Britannia 1pt. tankard & jug

This is assumed to be a later version of the jug. Taken from the 1pt. tankard mould, the lip was then created by hand, thereby saving a separate mould for the jug.

Preserve pot, sprayed pink
Preserve pot, sprayed pink

Britannia jam pot, over-sprayed in pink. Lid features a recess for a spoon.

Flanged dessert dish
Flanged dessert dish

Shown in Chance Expressions as an advert (p22 CE; p25 CA), it has taken nearly 10 years before an actual example surfaced.

Dessert dish
Dessert dish

< See left. A close-up showing the base design

Fruit bowl, silver rim, amethyst
Fruit bowl, silver rim, amethyst

A large fruit bowl in amethyst De Luxe and an applied silver rim.