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Christian Dorflinger and the American Cut Glass Industry

Christian Dorflinger and the American Cut Glass Industry

By James K. Asselstine Christian Dorflinger’s story is that of a young Alsatian visionary who built one of the leading glass companies in America in the late Nineteenth and early Twentieth Centuries, producing some of the finest cut glass tableware of the period. Like others in this time, his achievement reflects a combination of skilled […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Samuel Betts English clock, $109,250, Jeffery S. Evans

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Samuel Betts English clock, $109,250, Jeffery S. Evans

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Samuel Betts English clock, $109,250, Jeffery S. Evans Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A 17th century English ebonized-case bracket clock made by Samuel Betts of London sold for $109,250 at a sale of Americana, Antiques and Fine & Decorative Arts held June 21 by Jeffrey S. Evans […]