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 +
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. Read More +
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. Read More +
WESTON W.V. – “Match the Money—and the Museum Is Ours!” was the rallying cry that launched an ambitious fund drive for the Museum of American Glass in West Virginia at the 19th annual Glass Gathering held at the museum in Weston, West Virginia Oct. 23, 2009. Read More +
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. Read More +
Q Attached are photos of a bowl that belonged to my grandmother. Can you tell me if this is by Steuben and/or if it has any value. Thanks for any assistance you may be able to provide. Read More +
Beautiful, isn’t it? CLICK HERE to read the cover feature: A history of Steuben glass — Posted by Karen Knapstein ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ • Find us on Twitter HERE. • Find us on Facebook HERE.• Visit the Antique Trader Web site HERE. … Read More +
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.
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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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ALAMEDA, Calif. – Michaan’s April 3 auction will feature some of the finest lots of silver, porcelain, furniture, paintings and jewelry ever assembled. Read More +