Art Glass

Diverse art mediums showcased at Jan. 13 Kaminski Auctions sale

Sculpture is strongly represented with a large bronze work by David Aronson estimated at $18,000-$25,000 and a carved elm and polychrome work from 1967, titled "Red Stockings" by David Hostetler estimated at $9000-$12,000 and an unusually large Curtis Jere mixed metals tree with bird and nest, from the late 1960's valued at $600-$1000.

Michael Polak antique bottles

Welcome to the hobby of antique bottle collecting

Bottle expert Michael Polak joins Antique Trader as a columnist on issues important to bottle collectors. Known as the author of "The Bottle Bible" Polak has a long history in the hobby and will share news from bottle clubs shows and sales, upcoming auctions and pricing results and ongoing bottle hobby events. He kicks...

Golden Age of English Glass

Golden Age of English Glass reflects artform’s history

Did you know that although ancient Romans made receptacles of glass in Britain and a few crude glass drinking vessels have survived from Saxon times, or roughly 927 A.D.? A new book, 'The Golden Age of English Glass,' shows how England's glass makers evolved over 700 years to become a dominant force in the...

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Japan’s Louis C. Tiffany Garden Museum Collection offered by Michaan’s in November

In what's being called 'the largest single transaction in the world of decorative arts,' Michaan’s Auctions will deaccess in November Japan's Louis C. Tiffany Garden Museum collection. The collection was crafted by Takeo Horiuchi, the founder and director of the Louis C. Tiffany Garden Museum, and Alastair Duncan, an author and authority on Art...