Q & A with Harry Rinker: Candy Dish, FADA Radio, KKK Book
QUESTION: My grandmother bought a candy dish during her honeymoon trip to Washington, D.C. from her home in North Carolina sometime around 1910. She could […]
Big Finds in the Oddest Places—Cut Glass Flask
I have always thought the life of an archeologist would be a life of excitement, with heart-racing finds from civilizations long gone. Bottle diggers must […]
Party On with Inaugural Collectibles
In the mood to party, but it’s too late for New Year’s Eve? Too early for the Super Bowl? How about an inauguration shindig complete […]
Sell Abroad or Stay Home?
Are foreign markets better for selling antiques than American markets? Collecting has gone global, thanks to the Internet. As a result, antiques and collectibles divide […]
Learn, Then Buy What Calls You
I just attended a major antiques-and-collectibles show and saw some really gorgeous stuff. I had money, wanted to buy something but had a hard time […]
Highboys and Weathervanes Most Likely to Weather the Stormy Economy
For those of you who faithfully read this column, you know that my first column of the New Year is devoted to gazing at a […]
Has the Glass Bubble Burst?
While not exactly Indiana Jones pursuing the ark of the covenant, Bill Lindsey—Worthpoint’s expert on antique and collectibles bottles—managed to unearth a rare Old Sachems […]
Best in the West Bottles
Every year for the past 30 years, the 49er Bottle & Antique Show has been held at the Gold Country Fairgrounds in Auburn, Calif.-a classic […]
Collecting—A Special Memory
COLLECTING – A SPECIAL MEMORY My obsession with glass began at the age of 16 with a pink Cherry Blossom Cup & Saucer that I […]
Depression vs. Elegant Glass
Depression Glass vs. Elegant Glass: What’s The Difference?
By Linda Carannante
One big misnomer that I often hear is the assumption that all Pink and Green Glassware is Depression Glass. This isn’t always the case, and the pieces in question may very well be Elegant Glass. So what is the difference and where did these names come from?