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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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 +
SPRINGFIELD, Ohio – Besides acres of quality and diversity, dealers and shoppers found perfect weather for the Springfield Antiques Show & Flea Market, Sept. 17-19 although there was a big storm that blew through Sept. 16 when the dealers were in line (and selling to early bird shoppers). Read More +
CORNING, N.Y. – When East met West in the courts and trade centers of the 13th century, a fruitful international exchange was born and lasted through several centuries. 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 +
MOUNT CRAWFORD, Va. — On Saturday, June 26, 2010, Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates conducted its semiannual cataloged auction of Americana, Fine Antiques & Decorative Arts. The 567-lot auction began at 9:30 a.m. ET and concluded in just under five hours. Read More +
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Dealers at the 11th annual elegant and depression glass show held in Nashville, Tenn., July 17-18, were pleased with sales. Read More +
My eyes just about bugged out of my head. Glancing through a mail order catalog recently there they were: More than four pages worth of “vintage charm for your home.” A major national catalog retailer has picked up a line … Read More +
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Three seminars have been scheduled during the 11th Annual Elegant and Depression Glass Show and Sale to be held at the Tennessee State Fairgrounds in Nashville, Tenn., on Saturday, July 17, and Sunday, July 18.
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CHICAGO – Hundreds of people hurried under their umbrellas to be the first shoppers through the door at the 2010 20-30-40 Glass Society of Illinois’ Glass-O-Rama Show and Sale, March 13-14. Dealers wrapped customers’ purchases non-stop for hours as the “collectors on a mission” busily wrote checks for their newly acquired treasures. Read More +