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GLASS HOUND HEAVEN: Antique and Collectible Glassware


GLASS HOUND HEAVEN: Antique and Collectible Glassware

Members: 331
Latest Activity: Sep 13

Excellent links to help you identify your glass - Glass Trinket boxes and vanity sets. - One of the very best sites for identifying American Depression glass!   A very fine website for identifying art deco era and earlier Bohemia/Czech art glass, including Stolzle and many other artists! - A list of Czeh/Bohemia art glass makers. Many will respond to direct questions regarding your items. - One of the best sites I've ever seen for EAPG (early American pattern glass) If your on the hunt, start here first! - This is a fantastic site to determine who did the etchings on your prized glassware, and may help identify American Antique glass as well! - This link is written in German, if you use Goggle it is easy to translate to English. It contain's catelogs from major glass houses in Europe and can be very helpful! - This is a sister site to the above, and also must be translated. It has wonderful info on pressed glass pieces from many Countries. - This link is particularly helpful when researching Art Deco styled glassware. - This is one of my favorite websites to research all glass made in the late 19th century going right on through into the 20th century. - This is a glass message board, where you can post your questions or concerns on particular pieces. - This is also a sister site to the one above. It is especially nice for finding glass markings, and it also has a section on "fake" glass markings. - Another excellent site with glass of many era's! American, European and some Czech and other examples as well. - A very excellent reference for identifying Antique Carnival Glass. - another excellent site for identifying Carnival Glass! - American Glassware, mainly covered animal dishes and novelty pieces. In business since 1978 ( I think) :) - 1957 German Crystal catalog - very helpful for identifying German crystal glass ware. - Excellent website for identifying etched depression era glass ware. - Excellent article on Depression Glass Woodland etchings. It clears up lots of confusion on those specific etched patterns. - This blog shows some examples of the Wheeling Decorating Co. That was in business until 1963! They primarily did glass and china etchings, and often we find these on Elegant depression glass pieces, and cannot identify the etching. This should be very helpful! - All things Indiana Glass, AKA Hoosier glass pieces! From antique to contemporary, including glass catalog pages! - A fine listing of all Heisey glass patterns, along with some etchings as well.

A very fine website with references to English made glassware including Sowerby and many others. - This site will help you discover the makers of antique bottles, very helpful including shapes, makers etc.

Discussion Forum

Clear glass hobnail fan vase 2 Replies

Started by Charlotte. Last reply by Charlotte Sep 13.

Old Vernors bottles in the wooden crate 9 Replies

Started by Molly. Last reply by Molly Aug 29.

Trying to learn what maker mark is on bottom of this item 3 S's - I have a pair 3 Replies

Started by BikerBonnie. Last reply by vicki hufstetler Jul 10.

Hi, Glass Hounds! I have a bunch of bottles I would like to show you 4 Replies

Started by Molly. Last reply by vicki hufstetler Jun 24.

Fenton or ? 5 Replies

Started by Bonny Evans. Last reply by vicki hufstetler May 14.

Anyone recognize this EAPG pattern? 9 Replies

Started by Lillian Dunbar. Last reply by vicki hufstetler Aug 24.

Small dainty crystal glass, sniffer, vase!! 2 Replies

Started by Charlotte. Last reply by tomsantiquesetcetera Mar 20.

Unusual Pattern Glass Set; Need Assistance with Pattern/Age/Manufacturer 3 Replies

Started by Mary Brannian. Last reply by vicki hufstetler Feb 10.

Bohemian? Moser? 4 Replies

Started by Bonny Evans. Last reply by vicki hufstetler Feb 5.

Oneida Cut Crystal Bud Vase - Good Description, Age? 4 Replies

Started by Charlotte. Last reply by Charlotte Feb 6.

Large Flower Vase or Ice Bucket??? 3 Replies

Started by Charlotte. Last reply by Charlotte Jan 21.

Cut Glass Footed Vase 1 Reply

Started by Charlotte. Last reply by Charlotte Jan 27.

Cut Glass Compote Identification 2 Replies

Started by Bill Dyer. Last reply by tomsantiquesetcetera Feb 4.

Pressed Glass Bowl 1 Reply

Started by Bill Dyer. Last reply by BikerBonnie Dec 6, 2017.

Old Glass Pitcher 7 Replies

Started by Diane Simmons. Last reply by vicki hufstetler Oct 5, 2017.

Pressed glass...what? 2 Replies

Started by Ray Elliott. Last reply by Ray Elliott Jul 3, 2017.

Possibly American Brilliant dish 2 Replies

Started by Chris Pollock. Last reply by Chris Pollock May 22, 2017.

My Grandmothers crystal 4 Replies

Started by Derrik Hunter. Last reply by paula May 25, 2017.

Help with identification, please! 5 Replies

Started by Wendy Tran. Last reply by vicki hufstetler May 10, 2017.

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Comment by tomsantiquesetcetera on December 13, 2008 at 5:20am
You need to be more specific in describing your vase. Is it milk glass (white)? If so, hold it up to the sunlight and see if it emits a red color. The red is from gold and shows up in high quality milk glass. Mother of Pearl (MOP) comes from an abalone shell and usually is inlaid into wood, pottery, etc. I've never heard of a MOP vase.
If you are referring to the color, opalescense or irridescence, then you will have to provide more input.
Comment by vicki hufstetler on December 13, 2008 at 12:39am
Sandy - As soon as you unpack your glass - PLEASE share it with us, it sounds fabulous! - You too MJ - We want to see your collection!
Comment by vicki hufstetler on December 13, 2008 at 12:38am
Hi, I would love to see your glass, can you post some pics for us? I have never heard the term "Mother of Pearl" I am guessing what you have is irridescent or possibly opalescent? If you can post pics I'll do my best to tell you about it ok? How bout everyone else - What are your favorite types of glass to collect and or sell? I just got my son's friend to hook up an old scanner (I mean old - LOL) so I can post some pics from books. Tomorrow I will start up a few posts for everyone to look at! This is great fun! Thank you for joining!
Comment by MJ on December 12, 2008 at 12:45pm
I have many a piece of glassware, some given to me from Mom, others that I've purchased/collected over the years. Happy to join your group! and looking forward to more info. MJ
Comment by vicki hufstetler on December 12, 2008 at 11:46am
HI Cheri - I say great minds think alike! Thanks for joining!
Comment by vicki hufstetler on December 12, 2008 at 11:36am
Hello Everyone and Welcome to Glass Hound Heaven! I started this group to help others who love glass as much as I do. The picture above is a "Fake" tiffany vase. It is blue irridescent glass with pulled feather decoration. It has a fake mark of LCT on the base. It is well done, but not a real Tiffany. This one was likely made sometime from 1950-1970. By a studio artist. Please share your collecting and selling interests.

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