Brokering Success: ‘Bittersweet’ Sale of China Press Exceeds Expectation
What would this handsome piece of antique furniture say if it could talk? Like so many antiques, this Chippendale walnut china press tells us a […]
Sterling Tiffany Cigar Holder Up For Bid at Freeman’s
Dr. Joseph McEllistrem, a WorthPoint member, will have a Tiffany & Co. sterling silver cigar holder up for bid at Freeman’s Auction Gallery in Philadelphia […]
Brokering Adventures: Royal Vienna Vase
Atlantique City is a massive antique show, held several times a year at the Atlantic City Convention Center, featuring hundreds of dealers selling quality antiques. […]
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.
Consolidated Lamp and Glass Company: The Early Years (1893 to 1910)
This is the first of a series of articles on the Consolidated Lamp and Glass Company. Over the next few weeks I will cover the Art Deco period and art glass giftware line.
A History of The Sandwich Glass Company
Deming Jarvis started the Boston and Sandwich Glass Factory in 1825. Sandwich was a small town on Cape Cod that was rich in fuel, had easy access to major waterways, and was located only 50 miles from Boston. When Jarvis purchased the land for the factory, he purchased the surrounding 20,000 acres of forest so that the company would not have to pay for wood to burn in the furnaces.
Manassas Antique Market
This past Saturday, May 24th, was the semi-annual Manassas Antique Market in the Harris Pavillion in Old Town Manassas, Virginia. The weather cooperated beautifully for this outdoor show. It was the first time that I had participated as a dealer in the show – and what a success.
Forget-me-nots For Mother’s Day
My mother has always loved gardening. Some of my earliest memories are of our backyard in full bloom with spring flowers. Mom’s favorite is a delicate, sweetly scented blue and yellow beauty that multiplies year after year: the forget-me-not.
Official Kentucky Derby Glasses
People start collecting Kentucky Derby glasses for a variety of reasons; maybe they ride horses, their mother may have had one, they could be from Kentucky, or simply enjoy the thrill of a race (not to mention a good Mint Julep!). No matter the reason, Kentucky Derby glasses are a hot collectible.