An overlay glass collection containing nearly 700 items, represented in more than 250 lots, is headlining the Modern Design Auction being offered by Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, May 12.
In a recent issue, historian James Measell outlines glass collecting options. From type and era to maker, Measell explains and illustrates valuable collecting tips.
A pair of bronze and marble ewers may claim top lot in a two-day estate sale being presented by Crescent City Auction Gallery, April 16-17. Among the variety of lots are items whose sale will benefit the Holmes Community College in Goodman, Miss.
American art pottery, various types of glass and furniture crossed the auction block during a January sale at Brown Auctions. A 15-inch Roseville Falline vase was a highlight in the glass category, selling for $1,500, while an RJ Horner dining set claimed top lot after commanding $14,500.
An extensive collection of pewter items, including pieces by Alberti, Kirby, and Will, are among the 300 lots in Pook & Pook's Americana auction Jan. 15-19.
A large Daum Nancy French cameo art glass vase takes top lot honors in an auction featuring an eclectic collection, presented by Woody Auction.
A rare frosted Madonna night-clock lamp by the Boston & Sandwich Glass Co., circa 1875, poised to fetch between $3,000 to $5,000, is expected to be among the highlights in Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates’ first auction of the 2015, set for Jan. 31.
Examples of ancient mold-blown glass, including pieces dating back to the first century A.D., will be on display at The Corning Museum of Glass, starting in 2015.
Following a very successful first of five auctions featuring the collection of the late Dr. Ernest and Karin Rieger, Woody Auction is preparing to bring another stunning selection of art glass to market in the second sale, May 29.
Recently, Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates brought 1,167 colored glass to auction, drawing much attention and bidder interest, for 19th and 20th century glass, with a deep peacock-blue pressed Eye and Scale pattern hand candlestick/chamber stick, and a pair of deep peacock-green pressed Loop/Leaf stand lamps sharing top lot, commanding $9,775 each.