Readers spoof eBay's recent fee increases, a collector wants to learn more about her milk glass vessel and an auction client wonders why he has to pay $50 on a $205 purchase of ephemera.
How amusing to hear how some antiques that we cherish were initially baptized with unkind designations. One beloved antique that gets the last laugh (like the Shakers) in “upmanship” is carnival glass...
Starting May 21, a significant collection of art pottery to include 45 pieces of Roseville, 24 pieces of Weller and nearly as many pieces of Van Briggle. Red Wing, Hull, Belleek and other makers, kick off a two-day event carried live online by Proxibid.com. About 30 cookie jars will be sold. Bidders will be...
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.
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.