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Teacups, teakettles and an honest antiques customer (9/12/08)
Some time ago, my mother and sister decided to have yard sale to clean out a storage area. They would be putting out typical yard-sale items—small appliances, pots and pans, bottles, lots of junk and maybe a collectibles or two. More >>


Gold Leaf on Fine China and Glassware–A Rare Find (9/9/08)
The art of gold leafing dates back to the times of the Pharaohs. Gold leafing is a process in which artisans hammer gold until it has achieved thin layers. The layers are then applied over the item to give it the look of solid gold. More >>


Beautiful Purple Art Glass Decanter (9/5/08)
Beautiful Purple Art Glass DecanterI’m new to the art glass collecting hobby. My main interest is Scandinavian art glass. I found this at a garage sale. To me, it looks like Scandinavian glass and I am wondering if it could have been made by Holmegaard around the 1950s. I’ve uploaded the image into my profile. Any suggestions? More >>


“The God of Things As They Ought to Be” – Bottle or salt/pepper shaker…or god? (9/4/08)
Billiken bottle in clear or colorless glass - same mold as milk glass bottles The title of this blog is the wonderful and strangely upbeat phrase embossed around the pedestal base of this whimsical little bottle…or is it a salt/pepper shaker. Actually, the "em-bossing" is "de-bossed" or indented into the glass instead of raised relief like typical bottle embossing. More >>


Dating Bottles with the Side Mold Seam–The Myth (9/4/08)
Image of the entire bottle used in the previous image.One of the most pervasive and longest running myths in the world of bottle dating is that the side mold seam can be read like a thermometer to determine the age of a bottle.(See image #1, which is an illustration pointing out the major “parts” of a bottle, including the side mold seam. Illustration from my Historic Bottle Website – a purely educational website.) More >>


J.I. Co. Murano glass piece – value? (8/30/08)
Folks: I just picked up a piece of glass that I love, a “jack in the pulpit” Murano vase which allegedly dates from the 50s. (It includes a J.I. Co. label which appears to be authentic.) Now, though I’m loving it in any event :-), I’m wondering whether I paid a fair price for it. Any thoughts? -Anne More >>


How to Post a Comment in the Art Glass Community (8/28/08)
Hello Art Glass Lovers! This is the community devoted to discussions concerning antique, vintage and retro art glass and glassware. FOLLOW THESE INSTRUCTIONS to place your comment, images and questions: Your Worthpoint Page was developed when you registered with Worthpoint. You can use this page to organize your images, post blogs and navigate the site. More >>


Venini Art Glass (8/26/08)
Ritagli by Fulvio Bianconi, Venini Art Glass, Credit - Venini Glass CompanyThe famous Venini glassworks was established in 1921 by Paolo Venini on the island of Murano near Venice. More >>


Mid-20th Century Glass Decor – So Retro! (8/22/08)
Large Italian Venini Art Glass Sommerso DuckDuring the middle years of the 20th century (1920s – 1970s), glass design mirrored the attitudes and fashions of a world surging ahead of its previous limitations. From the Arts & Crafts, Modernism, Art Deco, Eames, Atomic, and Post Modernism eras, came fabulous glass decor from all over the world. More >>


Beautiful Purple Glass Decanter (8/12/08)
I’m new to the art glass collecting hobby. My main interest is Scandinavian art glass. I found this at a garage sale. To me, it looks like Scandinavian glass and I am wondering if it could have been made by Holmegaard around the 1950s. I’ve uploaded the image into my profile. Any suggestions? More >>


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