Collecting Victorian art glass shakers and condiment sets means you can collect just about all types of Victorian art glass and display it in a small area.
Though invented in Venice in the 1500s, the opaque glass commonly known as milk glass was post popular at the end of the 19th century. New collectors seeking milk glass from the 1930s-40s are finding inventory at auctions and outdoor sales, although reproductions abound.
The Society of Moon and Stars Pattern Glassware has officially announced its annual show and sale to be held Saturday, June 25 2011, in Little Rock, Ark. Originating in 1880 with the Adams Glass Company, Moon and Star pattern glassware has become one of the most popular patterns in vintage glassware collecting.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
ST. PAUL, Minn. – Townsend Promotions, Inc., is pleased to announce the Star of the North Antique Show will be returning this weekend (June 25-27) to the Minnesota State Fairgrounds. Townsend promoters hear many, many positive comments from customers and exhibitors about the show as well as the location and, of course, the free...