Found 94 articles matching Glass category.
  • Jan 3 2013
  • 3 Jan 2013

It’s all in the Marks: Kalk’s Crossed-Arrows, ‘Erich Stauffer’ Used in Knockoffs

To collectors, well-seasoned or novice, the subject of determining a maker or origin of a piece can be very confusing if it is outside their […]

  • Sep 26 2011
  • 26 Sep 2011

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 […]

  • Jun 20 2011
  • 20 Jun 2011

Ask A Worthologist Question: Heinrich Hoffmann Glass Perfume Bottle

Jesse V. purchased this “Lalique perfume bottle” from a dealer at a discount for $350 because it was an “unmarked Lalique.” After doing a great […]

  • Jan 25 2011
  • 25 Jan 2011

Ask A Worthologist Question: Cut Glass Punch Bowl

Donna J. has a cut glass punch bowl that she inherited from her great grandmother, who had received it as a wedding gift before World […]

  • Jul 27 2010
  • 27 Jul 2010

The Collector’s Minute: Enameled Stiegel Spirit Bottles

Spirit bottles of this type, decorated with enamels, are often referred to a “Stiegel Types,” after the largest North American maker of them, Henry Stiegel, […]

  • Oct 6 2009
  • 6 Oct 2009

The Collector’s Minute: Venetian Murano Glass

Murano glass has a very long history. In 1292, an ordinance was passed in the city of Venice that banished glass making to the island […]

  • Aug 4 2009
  • 4 Aug 2009

The Celery Vase: A Prominent Way to Serve an Exotic Vegetable

According to the early nineteenth century writer Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin in “The Physiology of Taste,” gastronomy required “intelligent knowledge of whatever concerns man’s nourishment.” Brillat-Savarin’s […]

  • Jul 13 2009
  • 13 Jul 2009

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 […]

  • Apr 21 2009
  • 21 Apr 2009

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 […]

  • Jan 20 2009
  • 20 Jan 2009

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 […]