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.
A stunning American Brilliant Cut Glass three-color, cut to clear bowl by Dorflinger sold for $65,000 at a cut glass auction held March 10 by Woody Auction.
Martha Jane Starr, whose father co-founded Phillips Petroleum, spent more than 60 years collecting antiques and fine furnishings. Starr and her husband donated major collections to various museums; the heirlooms that remain will be sold at public auction without reserve.
Toronto's A.H. Wilkens is hosting a three-session auction April 17-18, 2012 filled with a wide array of rare and unusual objects including silver silver and Judaica. The silver is followed by a wide array of Asian arts featuring Chinese ivory, jade, porcelain and stone.
The April 14-15, 2012 sale at Thomaston Place Auctions will include more than 1,200 lots of fine art, estate jewelry and watches, furniture, porcelain and pottery. The fine art collection will include more than 500 lots of paintings, etchings and lithographs created by American and European artists.
Four collections of more than 500 lots of art glass, Royal Bayreuth ceramic, Victorian glass and antique furniture pieces will be offered without reserve March 24, 2012. Anticipated top earners include this 9 inch by 15 inch brides basket, set on a Meridien silver plate lion frame.
A Tiffany Studios Daffodil table lamp is sold for $56,763 and a René Lalique Topaz Glass Day and Night Clock, circa 1927, realized: $38,838 in Heritage Auctions' recent fine art glass sale. The $1.84 million auction consisted of 641 bidders vying for 567 total lots, translating into a sell-through rate of 91 percent by total...