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Auction Report: Washington Flask Takes Top Lot at Glassware Auction (3/5/13)
Washington flaskWOODSTOCK, Conn. — A big, beautiful and colorful portrait flask showing George Washington and a classical bust—possibly that of the … More >>

Dealing with Dealers: Could this be a New Antiques Reality Show? (12/28/12)
cut glass handbasketIn my little corner of the collectible world, I must be quite spoiled. Surrounded as I am by engaging dealers, … More >>

Dealing with Dealers: What to Do with What You Have (12/21/12)
As a Worthologist, I’ve been able to evaluate all manner of historic items from a suit made expressly for a … More >>

The News on the Wire is Glass Telegraph Insulators Offer Collectible Cash (10/23/12)
limeSomething you see for sale at almost any flea market or tag sale are antique telegraph insulators. These are the … More >>

Dining with Antiques – State Drinking Glasses & Beverages (5/31/11)
AZThe states in the union take great pride in their uniqueness and individuality. There are state birds, state colors, state … More >>

Dining with Antiques – Pyrex Casseroles (4/25/11)
1971 Moon Deco patternA growing interest in Mid-Century Modern collectibles is sweeping through many parts of the U.S., as furniture and decorative arts … More >>

Ask A Worthologist Question: Cut Glass Punch Bowl (1/25/11)
hobDonna J. has a cut glass punch bowl that she inherited from her great grandmother, who had received it as … More >>

The Celery Vase: A Prominent Way to Serve an Exotic Vegetable (8/4/09)
An example of an early American Pattern Glass celery vase. This over-sized goblet with crimped lip, in the Venus & Cupid pattern, was produced by Richards & Hartley between 1875-1884 and by U.S. Glass after 1891.According to the early nineteenth century writer Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin in “The Physiology of Taste,” gastronomy required “intelligent knowledge of … More >>

Q & A with Harry Rinker: Candy Dish, FADA Radio, KKK Book (7/13/09)
harry-rinker1QUESTION: My grandmother bought a candy dish during her honeymoon trip to Washington, D.C. from her home in North Carolina … More >>

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