Custard glass came on the American scene in the 1890s, more than a decade after similar colors were made in Europe and England. Its distinctive colors and hand-painted decoration help this Victorian glass find a new audience.
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A huge antique auction will be held at the Shelby Co. Fairgrounds in Shelbyville, Ky., on Nov. 28 at 1 p.m. There also will be an auction preview starting at 11:30 a.m. Read More +
FAIRFIELD, Maine — Hot on the heels of their hugely successful firearms auction that grossed $10 million, James D. Julia, Inc. is about to impress their glass buying clientele with a two-day auction of fine lamps and art glass, Dec. 2-3. The outstanding array of treasures is comprised of over 700 lots expected to total $2 to $3 million.
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WICHITA, Kan. – Hundreds of pieces of rare and vintage art glass will be sold Dec. 11 in Wichita, Kan. Offered will be Wave Crest, Tiffany, R.S. Prussia, Royal Bayreuth, Royal Worcester, Daum Nancy, Gallé, Thomas Webb & Sons, silver, jade and fairy lamps.
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ST. LOUIS, Mo. — Highlighted by several one-of-a-kind pieces, as well as spittoons, plates, red and aqua opal, Seeck Auctions’ Oct. 2 sale was the largest grossing carnival glass auction in history, bringing a total of more than $677,000. Read More +
PITTSFIELD, Mass. – An exceptional cataloged antique auction featuring more than 500 quality lots will be held Nov. 13 at 11 a.m. (EST), by Fontaine’s Auction Gallery, in the firm’s gallery at 1485 West Housatonic Street in Pittsfield. Read More +
BREVARD, N.C. — Veterans’ memories and memorabilia of the Civil War and World War II from members of the same family will be the highlights of the Jack Eubanks Auction scheduled for Sept. 25 in Brevard, N.C. Read More +
LONDON – The Art Loss Register (‘ALR’) recovered three high-value, historic coins, that were stolen from a FedEx package en transit from New York to London 10 years ago. Read More +
NEW BEDFORD, Mass. – Under the direction of New Bedford Museum of Glass executive director Kirk J. Nelson, extensive renovations begun last November have transformed 4,000 square feet of factory space at the Wamsutta Mill Complex into a glittering crystal palace. Read More +
WICHITA, Kan. – A pair of premier collections – the Steve and Gloria Zak collection and the estate of Louise Hefling – will be sold without reserve (everything goes, regardless of price) at an auction scheduled for Sept. 10-11 in the 4H Hall of the Sedgwick County Extension Center in Wichita. Read More +