Steuben glass

New Bedford Museum of Glass heralds September opening

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.

Porcelli leaded lamp doubles estimate

FAIRFIELD, Maine – A contemporary. 20-inch, all-over bouquet leaded glass lamp designed and executed by glass artist Joseph Porcelli was a surprise performer at the latest Lamp & Glass Auction held June 23 at James D. Julia Auctions when it sold for $19,837, almost two times its presale estimate of $8,000 to $10,000.

Cortes’ Paris street scene nets $34,500

HILSBOROUGH, N.C. – An oil on canvas Paris street scene by the renowned French painter Edouard Cortes (1882-1969), titled Boulevard des Capucines, sold for $34,500 at a two-session Fine & Decorative Arts Catalog Auction held June 19 by Leland Little Auction & Estate Sales, Ltd.

Antique Trader cover feature: A history of Steuben glass

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The mystery of the Goddess Electra candlestick

More than 70 years ago, Steuben master Frederick Carder handcrafted a pair of candlesticks in celebration of the 60th anniversary of Thomas Edison's creation of the electric incandescent light bulb. During an elaborate dinner party in his honor, one of the sticks went missing and was never seen again.

A history of Steuben glass

Engraver Thomas G. Hawkes and English glassmaker Frederick Carder founded Steuben Glass Works in Corning, N.Y., in 1903. Carder was appointed artistic designer, production supervisor, and marketing director. Throughout his career, he continually experimented with innovative colors and techniques, like layering, acid-etching, and acid-cutting his glass.

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