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Great Collections: April 2019

Great Collections: April 2019

Allaire Collection of Ancient Glass When it comes to sharing information on the very foundation of glass form, function, and beauty, you would be hard-pressed to find a better resource than the Allaire Collection at ancientglass.wordpress.com Once you arrive on the site, you will be amazed at the plethora of images, footnotes, articles, and more […]

The Rise of Swedish Modernism

The Rise of Swedish Modernism

by Peter Wade Throughout the history of glassmaking, certain common designs and patterns have emerged. The glass we collect today often originated from an individual artist’s vision. The idea was then transformed into a finished product created to draw the eye and to fulfill the needs of the marketplace. As an artist gained a following, […]

19th Century Glass in a 21st Century Market

19th Century Glass in a 21st Century Market

By Jeffrey S. Evans “Nobody wants glass anymore” is one of the most common off-the-cuff remarks that we hear today. In fact, collectors do still want glass, just not the same glass they did 20 years ago. This article will offer a brief explanation for the changing antiques market, and then present 19th century glass […]

Publisher's Corner: April 2018

Publisher's Corner: April 2018

An Enduring Appreciation for Glass by Maxine Carter-Lome, Publisher When we think about glass as a collectible we most often focus on glass makers and their history, and glass techniques, while the individual artist tends to be less known or acknowledged except among true collectors. That is changing in the contemporary world of art glass, […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Tiffany Studios glass vase, $48,750, Heritage Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far by Ken Hall A Tiffany Studios Favrile glass floriform vase, made circa 1900-1920 and engraved “04325”, sold for $48,750 at a Tiffany, Lalique & Art Glass Auction held Nov. 23 by Heritage Auctions in Dallas, Tex. Also, a Tiffany opalescent Favrile glass and bronze fire screen, circa […]

Gavels n' Paddles: Daum Nancy art glass vase, $12,000, Woody Auction

Gavels n' Paddles: Daum Nancy art glass vase, $12,000, Woody Auction

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall A signed Daum Nancy French cameo art glass vase, 19 1/2 inches tall with a winter scene, in superb condition, sold for $12,000 at an auction held July 11 by Woody Auction in Douglass, Kan. Also, a framed French cameo art glass plaque, artist […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Art glass miniature lamp, $11,500, Jeffrey S. Evans

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Art glass miniature lamp, $11,500, Jeffrey S. Evans

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Art glass miniature lamp, $11,500, Jeffrey S. Evans Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A rare English cameo floral and leaf pattern art glass miniature lamp, white to citron yellow, with a satin finish, white floral leaf and butterfly décor, sold for $11,500 at Part II of the […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: English cameo art glass vase, $260,000, Woody Auction

Gavels 'n' Paddles: English cameo art glass vase, $260,000, Woody Auction

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: English cameo art glass vase, $260,000, Woody Auction Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A museum-quality, finely carved English cameo art glass vase by Thomas Webb, 9 ½ inches tall and signed “G. Woodall 1887,” sold for $260,000 at Part 2 of the sale of a lifetime collection […]