For the 45th year, the tiny Blue Ridge Mountain town of Hillsville, Va., (population 2,600) was engulfed by a half-million visitors to the annual Labor Day Flea Market and Gun Show to peruse the wares of more than 2,000 flea market vendors.
A rare and fine set of four Minton cups and saucers brought $3,500 at a July 7 auction of cameo glass, Nippon, Wave Crest, Royal Bayreuth, Tiffany and dozens of other pieces of art glass. A signed Favrile pedestal cake stand with yellow and white opalescent spider web design and a gold iridescent foot...
The history, culture and beauty of the Hawaiian Islands are intertwined with the history of the many varieties of bottles found there. The importing of bottles to Hawaii dates back to 1851.
EXPO 2012, the three-day antique bottle show and convention kicked off July 27, 2012 in Reno, Nev. with a crowd of 600 dealers and 160 “early bird” attendees. Between 300 to 400 collectors attended the convention. Within minutes of the door opening there was a flurry of activity as deals quickly went down between...
The Fostoria Glass Society hosted its 13th Annual Elegant and Depression Glass Show and Sale July 21-22 in Nashville, Tenn. Twenty-four dealers from 16 different states filled the building with American-made glassware and pottery in many patterns and colors.
The Corning Museum of Glass recently unveiled the preliminary design for an expansion that will create a new North Wing, featuring light-filled galleries for its collection of contemporary works in glass, as well as one of the world’s largest facilities for glassblowing demonstrations and live glass design sessions.
A rare and early double eagle historical flask made in Pittsburgh circa 1820-40 sold for $53,820 in an antique bottle auction. he exceptional and beautiful pint flask, in the great GII-1 mold with crisp embossing, had a sheared mouth and pontil scar. It is quite possibly the only known specimen of this bottle in...
The Museum of American Glass exhibit "The Lotton Legacy, Three Generations of American Glass" marks the 50th anniversary of the studio/contemporary glass movement, July 1-Aug. 18, 2012. MAG is one of 165 museums and other organizations across the country planning exhibits and lectures.
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More than 1,200 lots of antiques and collectibles, including fine art , estate jewelry, period furniture, Persian rugs, chandeliers and lighting, antique clocks and more, will cross the block on May 12-13 at Crescent City Auction Gallery in New Orleans.