Tag Archives: Glass

Museum Highlights: June 2016

Museum Highlights: June 2016

Little Dreams in Glass and Metal: Enameling in America The Crocker Art Museum Sacramento, CA The Crocker Art Museum in Sacramento, CA will host the traveling exhibition Little Dreams in Glass and Metal: Enameling in America, 1920 to the Present from June 19th September 11th, 2016. This is the first nationally traveling exhibition to survey […]

Cooking With Glass

Cooking With Glass

The Rise of Kitchen Glass for Cooking By Rosemary Trietsch The term “Depression Era Glassware” usually evokes images of beautiful table settings in a rainbow of colors. But what very few people realize is that the earliest Depression glass produced was kitchenware and, that this lovely stuff so treasured today, was actually born out of […]

Museum Highlights: April 2016

Museum Highlights: April 2016

Glass Magic: Then and Now On Exhibit through May 1 Columbus Museum of Art. Columbus, Ohio The Columbus Museum of Art is currently featuring an century-spanning exhibition on glass titled “Glass Magic: Then and Now.” Bringing together a collection of ancient glasswork from the Israel Antiquities Authority with the Museum’s own holdings of modern and […]

Collector's Showcase: April 2016

Collector's Showcase: April 2016

The Gillinder Glass Man Bill Thomas has been a glass man for decades, with interests as diverse as the many types of glass he collects. A noted glass authority and historian, an active glass club member and a show promoter, Bill’s glass collection includes over 2,000 pieces – some on display in his home, some […]

Publishers Corner: April 2016

Maxine Carter-Lome - Publisher

The Allure of Glass When our editorial team first explored the topic of the Vanity Table for our annual glass issue, we immediately fell to reminiscing about the vanity tables we remembered in a grandparent’s or aunt’s house, or in our own home growing up; that totally feminine, personal space displaying special items to be […]

American Cut Glass Association Annual Convention July 15-18

Hundreds of buyers and sellers of Brilliant Era cut glass will come to the Tulsa Renaissance Hotel next July 15-18 for the largest annual sale of rare antique crystal. The four-day Convention of the American Cut Glass Association attracts top dealers who enjoy brisk sales from multi-million dollar inventories. Buyers find unprecedented opportunities to acquire […]

Blowing New Life into Old Glass

Blowing New Life into Old Glass

Rescue and Restore Jennifer Wanless-Craig and Terry Craig are the founders, artisans, and chief bottle washers of Artech Glassblowing Studios, a traditional glassblowing studio in the Haliburton Highlands, nestled in the rocks and woods of ghost town Tory Hill, Ontario in an old United Church. As glassblowers, Jenn and Terry follow a long line of […]

Gavels n Paddles: Double eagle historical flask, $57,330, Norman C. Heckler

Gavels n Paddles: Double eagle historical flask, $57,330, Norman C. Heckler

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall An early Pittsburgh (Pa.) district double eagle historical flask, made circa 1820-1840 and with a bright yellow green color with an olive tone, sold for $57,330 at Auction #120, an internet auction held by Norman C. Heckler & Co. (based in Woodstock, Conn.), ending […]

Gavels ‘N Paddles: Lalique glass vase,$148,750, A. B. Levy's

Gavels ‘N Paddles: Lalique glass vase,$148,750, A. B. Levy's

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall A Lalique frosted glass vase titled Nadica, circa 1930, 10 1/2 inches tall, sold for $148,750 at an estates auction held Feb. 19 by A. B. Levy’s (based in Palm Beach, Fla.) in West Palm Beach, Fla. Also, an oil on canvas painting by […]

Tiffany and Venetian Glass Authority to Speak at New York Metropolitan Glass Club Meeting

Sheldon Barr, noted Tiffany and Venetian glass authority, will be the final speaker of the New York Metropolitan Glass Club’s 2014-2015 season on Tuesday, May 5 at 6:30 PM . His lecture will focus on the vast and varied ecclesiastical work produced by Louis Comfort Tiffany over the period from 1880 through the first quarter of the 20th […]