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...
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...
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 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.
A vintage Baccarat perfume bottle sold for $63,000 at an auction held by the International Perfume Bottle Association collecting club convention. The auction’s total sales were $463,224, including price points from as low as $60.
Three mid-20th century ceramic pitchers by the renowned artist Pablo Picasso are among the nearly 1,400 lots offered at a live and online fine estates auction by Crescent City Auction Gallery of New Orleans.
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.
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.