Mark of the Week: Fenton Art Glass Company
We are all fortunate to have an incredible resource for identifying marks right at our fingertips. WorthPoint’s MAPS (Marks, Autographs, Patterns and Symbols) database has […]
Depression Glass vs. Elegant Glass: What’s The Difference?
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 […]
Telling Between Real and Reproduction Cherry Blossom Depression Glass
Cherry Blossom is just one of the hundreds of Depression glass patterns produced. It happens to by my favorite so it’s the easiest to write […]
When Preparing a Table for a Ghoulish Party, Decorate with Halloween Glass
Creepy crawlers and things that go bump in the night are always welcome this time of year. Halloween is right around the corner. Ghosts and […]
Chicago’s Randolph Street Market offers a Warm Reception despite Winter’s Chill
Just a day before I was to fly out to the January Wonderful Winter Market at the Randolph Street Market for WorthPoint, I got a […]
Antiques Auction Forum Podcast: Elaine Miller on Glass and Ceramic Restoration
In this week’s Antiques Auction Forum podcast, Martin Willis conducts a fascinating interview with noted glass and ceramic conservator Elaine Miller, where she discusses the […]
Unloved Antiques: Depression Glass
The next item in this series of Unloved Antiques is 20th century is crystal Depression glass, which gets its name from the fact the bulk […]
Consolidated Glass – The Deco Years (1925-1931)
During the first decade of the 20th century, Consolidated Lamp and Glass Company continued to enjoy the sweet success of an established business with quality products.
Depression Glass Collectibles: Happy Days Here Again
Fortunes crashed and incomes shot down to the bare negligible during the Great Depression of 1929-1939. Nobody that lived through those dark, turbulent years will remember them with a “Wish You Were Back” fondness, but the mention of Depression glass collectibles might just bring on a smile.