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GLASS HOUND HEAVEN: Antique and Collectible Glassware

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Excellent links to help you identify your glass

http://www.glasstrinketsets.com/cms15/ - Glass Trinket boxes and vanity sets.

http://www.spglass.com/ - One of the very best sites for identifying American Depression glass!

http://www.20thcenturyglass.com/glass_encyclopedia/artdeco_glass/stolzle_glass/stolzleglass_home.htm   A very fine website for identifying art deco era and earlier Bohemia/Czech art glass, including Stolzle and many other artists!

http://www.glass.cz/list/skup.asp?co=113&lang=en&level=3 - A list of Czeh/Bohemia art glass makers. Many will respond to direct questions regarding your items.

http://www.patternglass.com/eapgHome.htm - One of the best sites I've ever seen for EAPG (early American pattern glass) If your on the hunt, start here first!

http://chataboutdg.com/gallery/search.htm - This is a fantastic site to determine who did the etchings on your prized glassware, and may help identify American Antique glass as well!

http://www.glas-musterbuch.de/ - 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!

http://www.pressglas-pavillon.de/ - This is a sister site to the above, and also must be translated. It has wonderful info on pressed glass pieces from many Countries.

http://www.black-poppy.co.uk/ - This link is particularly helpful when researching Art Deco styled glassware.

http://www.20thcenturyglass.com/glass_encyclopedia_home.htm - 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.

http://www.glassmessages.com/ - This is a glass message board, where you can post your questions or concerns on particular pieces.

http://glassgallery.yobunny.org.uk/ - 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.

http://www.great-glass.co.uk/shops/shop5-1.htm - Another excellent site with glass of many era's! American, European and some Czech and other examples as well.

http://www.ddoty.com/index.html - A very excellent reference for identifying Antique Carnival Glass.

http://carnivalglass101.carnivalheaven.com/ - another excellent site for identifying Carnival Glass!

http://www.boydglass.net/ - American Glassware, mainly covered animal dishes and novelty pieces. In business since 1978 ( I think) :)

http://www.glas-musterbuch.de/DDR-Gebrauchswarenkatalog-1957.207.0.html - 1957 German Crystal catalog - very helpful for identifying German crystal glass ware.

http://chataboutdg.com/gallery/cat167.htm - Excellent website for identifying etched depression era glass ware.

http://www.virtualattic.com/those_confusing_woodland_scenes.htm - Excellent article on Depression Glass Woodland etchings. It clears up lots of confusion on those specific etched patterns.

http://threadsinthenest.blogspot.com/2012/08/wheeling-decorating-company.html - 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!

http://indianaglass.carnivalheaven.com/default.htm - All things Indiana Glass, AKA Hoosier glass pieces! From antique to contemporary, including glass catalog pages!

http://www.natcapheisey.org/Resources.html - A fine listing of all Heisey glass patterns, along with some etchings as well.

http://www.inchicore-pressedglass-museum.org/Sowerby%20Glass1.htm

A very fine website with references to English made glassware including Sowerby and many others.

http://www.sha.org/bottle/index.htm - This site will help you discover the makers of antique bottles, very helpful including shapes, makers etc.

Discussion Forum

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sharing Murano A-OK Hand............. 1 Reply

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Need more info on this lavender Fenton vase, please! 2 Replies

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need help identifying this 6 inch vase

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Looking for Pattern ID or maker

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Indiana Glass make Diamond Point bowl in frosted/satin? 3 Replies

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Unknown Marking on bottom of small vase 1 Reply

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Comment by vicki hufstetler on September 27, 2014 at 9:47pm

That is amazing Bonnie! Was it specifically made for art brushes or for flowers - as a "flower frog" do you know?

Even though it was probably mass produced as a tourist item for MOMA, I think it would still excite collectors, especially if the pieces are limited?

Comment by BikerBonnie on September 27, 2014 at 9:40pm

Millefiori paperweight signed "ED LANGBEIN" his work in MOMA

Comment by BikerBonnie on September 27, 2014 at 9:11pm

Beautiful Beads!

Comment by vicki hufstetler on September 27, 2014 at 9:02pm

Kathy - LOL there is no such thing as "fake" Millefiori" :) It take a heck of a lot of skill, talent and patience, and you will always see that in the final product!

Nice Basket Bonnie - though I don't think I would call the entire piece "millefiori" because it only features a few elements of this amazing skill! Still very nice!

Here are a few examples for you to take a "look-see" at!

This is the traditional beads we know by this name - they are made in a single rod and "sliced" while still hot!

http://image0-rubylane.s3.amazonaws.com/shops/605466/0007658.1L.jpg

This example was made by F. Toso - yours looks very similar Kathy???

http://www.pinterest.com/pin/96334879499083023/

http://media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/736x/c4/fa/78/c4fa78c69c5c66b0bc718faabc7b2e0f.jpg

This is the traditional paperweight we think of in Millefiori design!

http://thumbs3.ebaystatic.com/d/l225/m/m9MyRNaSkIQe6oTNUUFfMsg.jpg

This is the bead lot they start with:

http://www.venetianbeadshop.com/assets/images/front/millefiori_slices_Murano_Glass.jpg

And very painstakingly and labor intensive, they turn them into these:

http://www.frantzartglass.com/images/580153-5.jpg

This is why there is no such thing as "fake Millefiori" :)

Comment by BikerBonnie on September 27, 2014 at 8:44pm

IItalian Milleflore glass basket I picked up in "live" auction

Comment by kathy Curnutte on September 27, 2014 at 8:34pm

Tom and Vicki,

Thank you. No I can't see any markings or signature.

How can I tell it is true Millefiori or fake?

Comment by tomsantiquesetcetera on September 27, 2014 at 8:26pm

Chris, your pitcher is by Anchor Hocking, pattern is Wexford, value is around $20-25. USD.  The pink candy with center handle looks like it might be by Fenton.  Can't see enuf to ID. 

Sure is pretty altogether.

Comment by vicki hufstetler on September 27, 2014 at 8:25pm

Kathy - I think the word your looking for is "cased" - because that is correct. It's beautiful! And, Tom is also Correct that the style of the blown glass is "Millefiori" a Very Traditional form for all Italian/Venetian style of glass that has many steps in order to produce such beautiful colors!

This style of glass is normally used only in paperweights or in beads. So, I would say your a lucky gal, to have found a small ewer in this glass!

Tell me, can you see any signature or label anywhere?

Comment by tomsantiquesetcetera on September 27, 2014 at 8:18pm

also spelled millifiori.

Comment by tomsantiquesetcetera on September 27, 2014 at 8:10pm

Kathy, maybe millifiore, by Murano of Venice, Italy?  Very pretty.

 

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