Tag Archives: Glasswork

Inspired by Plants: The Glass Flowers as a Window into Botanical Education

The Ware Collection of Blaschka Glass Models of Plants on permanent exhibition at the Harvard Museum of Natural History, Harvard University Herbaria. Photo by Jennifer Berglund

By Donald H. Pfister and Jennifer Brown, Harvard University Herbaria Unless otherwise noted, all images courtesy of the Ware Collection of Blaschka Glass Models of Plants, Harvard University Herbaria / Harvard Museum of Natural History. Photos by Natalja Kent © President and Fellows of Harvard College   When we look at the Ware Collection of […]

In Sparkling Company

Casket with glass panels, fused, gilded, and molded nonlead glass; metal. Probably England, possibly James Cox, about 1760–1770.

News from the Corning Museum of Glass on its 2020 Spring Exhibition Sourced from CMoG press releases on the exhibit and its accompanying book In Sparkling Company, Reflections on Glass in the 18th Century British World   The Corning Museum of Glass (CMoG) announced its spring exhibition In Sparkling Company: Glass and Social Life in […]

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 […]