The issue of finding the perfect wedding gift that plagues wedding guests today was less so in the 19th century, when a bride's basket was the go-to gift. Learn more about bride's baskets and their popularity among collectors.
A cameo-glass Sphinx lamp, with a finely formed bronze-on-marble base and a domed shade with hues of orange, yellow and terra cotta, took top lot honors during an autumn auction presented by John W. Coker, Ltd.
A selection of 405 lots of American Brilliant Cut Glass, in various patterns, will cross the auction block Nov. 22 during an auction offered by Woody Auction.
The world has changed quite a lot since the first pieces of Depression-era glassware appeared on the scene, but the fascination with collecting these pieces remains popular. Antique Trader catches up with Ellen Schroy, author of the new edition of Warman's Depression Glass to talk glass.
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.
Like most collectible areas, the glass market is slowly recovering from tough market conditions. Prices of smalls were off 20 to 40 percent because of the recession. Like the real estate market, glass experienced a bubble of unrealistically high prices. In this excerpt we look at which segments of glass collecting show strength and...