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Journal of Antiques and Collectibles June 2014 Issue

Journal of Antiques and Collectibles June 2014 Issue

The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles June 2014 issue features “In a New Light: French Impressionism Arrives in America: Shelburne Museum June 14 through September 1, 2014”, “René Lalique – Enchanted by Glass at the Corning Museum of Glass” by Kelley Jo Elliott (Curator), and “Jewelry 101: Buying and Selling at Auction Does require some work”. […]

Historic Sandwich, Massachusetts: The Town that Glass Built

Historic Sandwich, Massachusetts: The Town that Glass Built

Historic Sandwich, Massachusetts: The Town that Glass Built by Katharine H. Campbell Sandwich Celebrates! The town of Sandwich, Massachusetts, Cape Cod’s oldest town and the “town that glass built” celebrates its 375th anniversary in 2014. Festivities abound as Sandwich enthusiastically honors both its beginnings and looks to its future.  Partnering in these endeavors, the Sandwich […]

Bringing Nature Into Your Home With Art, Antiques, and Design

Bringing Nature Into Your Home With Art, Antiques, and Design – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles, June 2012 By Jane Prentiss What better time to write about nature than in the early summer? All through the silent winter and muddy spring we await opening our windows to hear the birds singing and watch the […]

Glass Flowers of Harvard to Bloom at Corning Museum of Glass

Glass Flowers of Harvard to Bloom at Corning Museum of Glass – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – May 2007 Scientific marvels; drop-dead beautiful works of art; a genus onto themselves: these are just a few of the explanations given to describe the allure of a legendary, century-old bevy of exquisite glass blossoms. From May […]

Blenko – Uniquely American Modernist Glass

Blenko: Uniquely American Modernist Glass – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – April 2004 Text and Photographs by Damon Crain Exotic, dramatic, and yet largely undiscovered, vintage Blenko glass is without peer. With so much to recommend it — stuning and vibrant colors, unprecedented scale, extravagant modern designs, and internationally renowned designers — the only […]

The Fragile Beauty of Harvard’s Glass Flowers

The Fragile Beauty of Harvard’s Glass Flowers – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – February 2004 Text Excerpted from [amazon_link id=”0963440500″ target=”_blank” container=”” container_class=”” ]The Glass Flowers at Harvard[/amazon_link], by Richard Evans Schultes and William A. Davis. Photographs by Hillel Burger. Text and photographs used with kind permission of the Harvard Museum of Natural History. Copyright […]

Dugan Art Glass: 1906-1907

Dugan Art Glass: 1906-1907 – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – November 2003 By: Alfredo Villanueva-Collado, Ph.D , Photos by Abersio Núñez As an avid collector of Czechoslovakian iridescent glass, I buy whatever books appear on the subject. In two of these books, I recently found pieces that did not seem Czech to my eyes. […]

The Corning Museum at 50

The Corning Museum at 50: Preserving 3,500 years of sand, ash, lime and fire – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – July 2001 by Adam Halterman They make glass. By day and night, the fires burn on…and bid the sand let in the light. -Carl Sandburg, In Reckless Ecstasy, 1904 Sand, ash, lime and fire: […]