Texas Tumbler, Brockwitz
Dubbed Texas Tumbler or Texas Shot Glass, these 6-inch tall celery vases are quite likely part of the Brockwitz pattern, Northern Lights, according to Glen and Stephen Thistlewood in their book, A Century of Carnival Glass.

Blue examples like this one sold for $300 and $400 in 2001, for $95 and $350 in 2012. In 2017 another blue example brought $80. In 2018, a blue example sold for $300.

A 6-inch blue tumbler sold at the Bob Smith tumbler auction in 2019 for $220. One in marigold sold for $125. In 2020, a blue sold for $110.

A 7-inch blue item listed as a vase sold in 2020 for $305.

Texas Tumbler from Bob Smith's auction

A marigold example brought $350 in 2002; another in marigold sold on eBay in 2005 for $204. In 2020, a marigold tumbler sold for $160.

Also see Northern Lights

Updated 12/17/2020


This article was published in the September 2004 issue of the HOACGA newsletter.