Vintage art glass was one of my first buying and collecting passions — from the creativity displayed through all forms of hand blown glass to the patience of working with such a delicate medium. And then, of course, there's antique art glass that has amazingly endured the tests of time.
Here at Flashback Alley, you'll find an array of both functional and decorative art glass pieces, from baskets, bowls, compotes, pitchers, and vases, as well as collectible glass figurines. Whether you're the collector or an individual looking for the ideal gift to add to another's collection, I hope you find the collectible art glass here worthy of consideration.
A beautiful antique German Roemer hock wine glass goblet with a cup that has been wheel etched with a bow and laurel garland all the way around. Most fabulous is the apple green spiral twisted rib stem; you don't even need a blacklight to know that this one is loaded with uranium. (It fluoresces a bright yellow-green.)Standing 6-3/8 inches tall (the stem is about 4 inches high), this lovely antique Roemer is in excellent condition, with no nicks, chips, or cracks. ..
At 11 inches in diameter, this gorgeous stretch glass bowl is one of the larger ones produced by the H. Northwood & Company of Wheeling, West Virginia, during its stretch glass years, 1916-1925. In Northwood's fabulous jade blue, the delicate iridescence adds a sparkling appeal to the stretch finish at the outer rim of the bowl.Measures 3-1/2 inches high, with a rim diameter of 11 inches and a base diameter of 3-3/8 inches. There is a small, shallow (1/8 x 1/16) nick at t..
A spectacular Mt Washington / Smith Brothers melon ribbed art glass biscuit jar, circa 1880 to 1900 and signed with the Smith Brothers Trademark rampant lion in shield mark. The mold-blown jar is made with an opal milk-white glass that is then brought to its full glory with a flat satin finish and hand-painted with pink roses, front and back.The jar stands 5-1/2" high to the rim that measures 4-3/4" in diameter. The inner edge of the rim is unpolished and somewhat rough, and ..
Gorgeous vintage Alfredo Barbini Murano art glass bowl, its gold aventurine adding sparkle to the quilted bullicante pattern of controlled bubbles, circa 1950. Measures approx. 6-3/4 inch in diameter at the widest point and 2 inch high.A great addition to any vintage Italian art glass collection, this bowl displays beautifully as a collection centerpiece or accent stand alone. Unsigned but typical of the work by Barbini, with a polished pontil. In excellent condition, having..
A sweet 1940s vintage aqua crest flared crimped 7" bowl, introduced by Fenton Art Glass in 1941 as # 203 and discontinued a couple of years later (1943). Measuring 7-1/8" wide at the widest point, the crimped edge is done in a graceful rolling wave at two sides, reaching its highest point at 3-1/4". The foot is 2-1/4" wide.In fabulous condition, with no nicks, chips, or cracks noted. Unmarked, as was the case with all Fenton glass until the 1970s...
Hand painted Lenox Fenton Art Glass figurine cat entitled Celeste, The Little Blue Cat, accompanied by the Lenox Collections certificate and produced in 2005, as confirmed by its original label reading Fenton - 100 Years - 2005.Signed with both the Lenox and Fenton logos, Handpainted by P. Lemon. The certificate confirms this "is an original work of art created by the Fenton Art Glass Company Exclusively for Lenox. This sculpture is crafted of fine art glass and decorated by ..
Fenton first produced its 3917 hobnail star-shaped creamer and sugar set in the mid-1950s, with the milk glass version discontinued in 1984. This Fenton hobnail milk glass creamer and sugar set is in excellent condition, with both the star-shaped rims and all of the hobs free of damage.
Standing approximately 2-3/4 inch high, the sugar is 5 inch in diameter (handle to handle), while the creamer is 4-1/4 inch across, handle to pour spout.
Manufactured prior to the early 1970..
Offered here for your decorating sweet tooth is a yummy butterscotch cased glass pitcher from the Empoli region of Italy, circa 1950. This ewer or pitcher stands elegant and tall, 18 inch high with a long, sleek neck and a bulbous pinched or dimpled base. With a teardrop start, the base is brought to a three-sided form with three concave circles that sink inward to a point.
Completing the curves on this beauty is an applied amber handle, nestled next to and rising up fro..