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Culver Valencia Shot Glass Caddy Set

Regular price $158.04

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A lovely Mid Century Modern shot glasses caddy set by Culver. The pattern is called Valencia and features a vibrant gold scroll embossing with enameled olive green diamonds. The holder features a metal caddy with a Walnut wood handle. Why not shoot your favorite spirit in one of these MCM shot glasses?! Truly a lovely set.

Maker/pattern/era: Culver, Valenca, Mid Century

A bit about this glassware manufacturer: Culver was famous for their stunning decorative glassware in 22-karat gold – think lavish and opulent cocktailware of the 1950s and 60s. In the late 1950’s, Culver started the application of the 22-karat gold to their glassware. Fun fact: the super-heated, roll-on process of gold remains a secret today. Culver comes in a variety of patterns including gilded mushrooms, owls, cats, wildlife, Egyptian or Asian inspired design themes, holiday designs, sports motifs and many others. Culver stopped producing its gold overlay pieces in the 1980s.

Hallmarks: These shot glasses do not bare any hallmarks

Set includes: 1 caddy and 6 shot glasses

Measurements: Each shot glass measures approx. 2 1/4" tall x 2" in diameter; the caddy measures just shy of 7" in length x 4" tall x 4" in width

Condition: Good vintage condition overall with mild signs of age and wear. We're pretty Type A about the exact condition of our items/sets, so here's a full summary:

1) The metal caddy shows noticeable wear in a few places (see photo #5)
2) The wood handle is in great shape
3) The shot glasses are all in very good shape (great glass clarity) no chips or nicks
4) There's a "seam" (purely the nature of this Culver pattern and many other Culver patterns and how the pattern was applied to the glass) -- it's very subtle but we like to mention it -
5) The pattern is extremely vibrant and in good shape overall with very little to no gold loss.

In short, this set is in very good vintage condition overall with the metal caddy showing signs of age. Truly a stunning set that displays beautifully.

We're selling more of this pattern (a large decanter/wine glasses set and a set of rocks glasses), if you'd like a larger set of this pattern; see other listings. Cheers!

**On shipping: We take our packaging very seriously and carefully wrap all pieces to ensure safe delivery. Please note: we're not making a penny on shipping. We pack our items well, which means a heavier box!

****Important to note pre-purchase: Buyers, please examine all photos carefully as we cannot accept returns due to the fragile nature (the possibility of breakage when being shipped back) of our vintage/antique pieces. Our items are true vintage pieces that might have manufacturers flaws, flaws from age, or imperfections in general from being vintage. We try to explain the condition/description in an accurate and thorough manner but we ask that you please examine all photos carefully and ask all questions before purchasing an item as we are unable to accept returns due to the risk of breakage. Cheers!