Found 98 articles matching Glass category.
  • Mar 11 2013
  • 11 Mar 2013

Toys, Glass, Petroliana Fetch Top Dollar in Auction

RAYMOND, Ill. — A standard-glaze portrait vase bearing the likeness of a cocker spaniel sold for $2,640 on the last day of a three-day auction […]

  • Mar 3 2013
  • 3 Mar 2013

It’s All In the Marks: Identifying Ceramics and Glass

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

  • Feb 1 2013
  • 1 Feb 2013

Cobalt Blue Bottles: Who Are You Calling ‘Old?’

The most popular color collected by antique bottle collectors is cobalt blue. Maybe not so much for advanced collectors, but for the average person starting […]

  • Jan 3 2013
  • 3 Jan 2013

Early American Bottles’ Pontils Tell Where and When they were Made

Collectors of early American bottles will all tell you that there is a clear line of delineation set during the 19th century that separate the […]

  • 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 […]