Condition: VERY GOOD - EXCELLENT Size: Height 2 3/4 inches / Width 2 1/2 inches Manufacturer: McKee Glass
The National Glass Company was organized as a combine to compete with the United States Glass Company and was composed of many factories who had not joined that combine. There were 19 glass factories in the NATIONAL GLASS COMPANY combine and MCKEE & BROS.GLASS WORKS of JEANNETTE, PENNSYLVANIA was #12.
During its organization, National sponsored a contest for the best design for a new pattern. The pattern which won was called PRIZE and was manufactured in a full tableware line by the company in the year 1900.
This CRYSTAL TOOTHPICK HOLDER features the PRIZE PATTERN #500 and was produced by MCKEE under the NATIONAL name in the year 1900. It was still being sold in the year 1902 according to a NATIONAL GLASS CATOALOG.