Found 94 articles matching Glass category.
  • Jan 19 2009
  • 19 Jan 2009

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 […]

  • Jan 13 2009
  • 13 Jan 2009

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 […]

  • Jan 3 2009
  • 3 Jan 2009

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 […]

  • Dec 19 2008
  • 19 Dec 2008

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 […]

  • Dec 16 2008
  • 16 Dec 2008

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 […]

  • Dec 16 2008
  • 16 Dec 2008

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 […]

  • Nov 4 2008
  • 4 Nov 2008

Antique Furniture Glass – Is It Original?


Antique Furniture Glass – Is It Original?

By Fred Taylor

  • Oct 17 2008
  • 17 Oct 2008

Early American “chestnut flasks” – ca. 1770s to 1830s

  • Sep 29 2008
  • 29 Sep 2008

Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Pontil Scars (But Were Afraid To Ask)?

One of the easier to identify and most consistently accurate indicators that a bottle was manufactured during or prior to the American Civil War (i.e., the 1860s or before) is the pontil scar present on the base.

  • Sep 15 2008
  • 15 Sep 2008

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.