American Sweetheart translucent white (Monax) dessert dish and plate. The pattern is an elaborate design of lacy swirls, finely detailed and quite feminine, created from a mold-etched pattern. The translucent white, when held up to the light, has a faint bluish hue to it. This unique colored glass is called "Monax" and is sometimes mistaken as milk glass, which is thicker and whiter. American Sweetheart's Monax dishware is thinner, more opaque and appears to be more delicate.
Made by The Macbeth-Evans Glass Company, Charleroi, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. c.1936.
The dish has a frilled gold gilded rim and dainty etched patterned panels on the outside and is 11cm wide at the rim x 6cm tall with a 16cm matching under plate.
Collectible Monax individual dessert set to serve sherbert, sorbet, ice cream and desserts for dinner parties and display.