Seven-piece Fenton carnival glass Apple Tree water set consisting of a pitcher and six tumblers in an iridescent marigold, Fenton's Golden. The bulbous pitcher has a crimped top and stands 9-1/2 inch high, and measures approx. 6 inch wide across the bulbous belly and 7-1/2 inch wide from the spout to the clear applied handle. The tumblers measure 4 inch high, with a rim diameter of 3 inch. This #1561 Fenton water set was produced in the early 1920s (1912-1925), long before Fe..
A beautiful blue opalescent footed salver in the Tokyo pattern by Jefferson Glass, a gorgeous antique piece of glass that I have seen referred to as a card receiver, compote, tidbit tray, and even a donut plate. However, an old advertisement for Jefferson's "Best" and ever-popular opalescent assortment lists this treasure as a 6-5/8" high footed salver.The Tokyo pattern is one that causes a bit of confusion for some, given one book's vague reference to potential reproduct..
This opalescent blue ruffled bowl is a luscious example of Jefferson Glass Company's Many Loops pattern, dating to circa 1908. According to the Standard Encyclopedia of Opalescent Glass, this distinctive design of "spirograph-like pattern of overlapping loops, bordered by zig-zag threading" was listed as pattern #247 and is found in crystal as well as opalescent colors of white, blue, and green. I am offering this piece in both blue and green, with the green found as Item #00..
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 a fabulous Celeste-type 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 the..
It's always a rare delight to be blessed to discover and offer a hard-to-find treasure. Such is the case here with this spectacular early vintage Italian Murano art glass sculpture depicting a group of three birds (uccellini) on tree branches, designed by Ercole Barovier, the chief designer for Ferro Toso Barovier, which later (in the early 1940s) became Barovier & Toso.
Dating to the 1930s (and likely the latter '30s — 1936-1939), this figural Italian art glass bird scu..
Here's a cute, happy clown figurine that can double as a paperweight, produced by Fenton in a sweet blush pink, Fenton's Sunset iridized color. In excellent condition, with no nicks, chips, or cracks. Measures 3-1/2 inch high and retains the Fenton label...
Beautiful Fenton Spiral Optic cupped crimped glass vase in cranberry and a gorgeous example of the #201 shape. With a yummy Fenton opalescent crimped top, this vase was part of the cranberry spiral optic line that enjoyed a short run, which began in late 1938 and was discontinued by early 1940, at a time long before Fenton marked its wares. For those who love and collect Fenton cranberry opalescent glass, this is a real collection beauty!
Stands approx. 4-3/4 inch high and 5..
A gorgeous crystal art glass cordial liquor decanter with rich red enameled grape vines, all hand-painted and trimmed in gold around the decanter's teardrop belly. The short tapered foot, spout rim, bubble stopper, and handle all have a gilt trim, with both ends of the applied handle adorned by a trefoil leaf.
Standing 9" high to the stopper top, I'm uncertain as to whether this decanter would have been used for dessert wine, as a vinegar cruet, or simply for display.
Gorgeous 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" in diameter at the widest point and 2" 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 only a bit of s..
To the average person, it looks like a green glass violin bottle, but seasoned collectors will recognize this as one of the more challenging LV viobots to acquire. With a curved measure of notes near the shoulders, across the back, the determining element - an embossed JAPAN on the underside - confirms that this bottle is of the uncommon type, at least hard to find and some might classify rare.Standing 9-5/8" high and 4-1/4" wide at the base, this bottle is in fabulou..
Heisey produced its Puritan line from 1937 until 1957, with Puritan including a variety of smoking items. One such piece was this large 6-inch polished cigarette box with a lid sporting a handsome figural horse head finial.Listed in Bredehoft's Heisey Glass book as ware #1489-1/2, this cigarette box is in very fine condition, with a small chip on one side of the lid, a nick on the inside base, a couple of tiny encased air bubbles and a cooling line, and light wear. (The ..
A lovely lime Scroll and Eye footed nut dish by Fenton, ware number 8248. In a mouth-watering color that inspires thoughts of lime custard, this wonderful Fenton dish is a real eye-catcher. (The last photo was taken in a dark room, with only a black light as a source of lighting.)Production on this piece was relatively short, spanning only a few years, from the late 1970s to early 1980s. Measures 5" high, with a rim diameter of 5-1/2" at the widest point. The underside..
Here's a sweet little Victorian-era bud vase that offers lots of visual appeal through its unusual mix in form. In a rich pink or delicate cranberry cased in clear, this art glass bud vase has a four-lobed diamond quilt base topped by a squared cylindrical neck in a swirled rib pattern and finished with two clear applied handles.Standing 5" high and 2-3/4" wide, this unsigned vase was found with a small square cutting of woven tape marked with the handwritten year 1903, ..
In one word... Beautiful! This stunning beauty is a scarce example of the Dugan Glass Company's Keyhole pattern dating to 1905. With a 3-in-1 edging, the blue bowl has a luscious, creamy opalescent rim and a fine beaded keyhole border that catches then casts a glistening light -- a combination that truly is a visual treat!Bowl measures 9" in diameter and 3-1/4" high. In excellent condition, with no nicks, chips, or cracks; just a bit of roughness on the base, at the mold seam..
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 ..
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..
A wonderful art glass creation from the late Gary Levi of Intaglio Art Glass Studio, this cobalt blue art glass oil lamp is decorated with a drizzling of creamy white threading and finished with a carnival iridescent treatment.
Measuring approx. 4 inch high and 3-3/4 inch in diameter, this lamp is signed with the Levi stylized punty logo signature. In excellent condition, with no nicks, chips, or cracks...
Introduction by Fenton in the early 1940s, this is the Fenton aqua crest double crimp oval bonbon (#36) with a spun turquoise glass trim around the opal white glass center. Measuring approx. 6" long and 4-7/8" wide at the furthest points, This bon bon is in excellent condition, with no nicks, chips or cracks. According to Whitmyer's Fenton Art Glass Patterns, 1939-1980 (2d ed.), the initial aqua crest line was introduced between 1941 and 1942, with all initial productio..
Fabulous faceted French art glass paperweight featuring a cameo image of Sister Berta Hummel by Schmid dating to 1978. The white cameo sulphide is set on a cobalt blue ground, with the paperweight numbered on the underside, 1178 in a series of 4,000. Signed Sister Berta Hummel Visage Paperweight * France * 1978 * (c) Schmid * 1178 * 4000.Measures 2-3/4" in diameter at the base and stands 2" high.In excellent condition with a bit of shelf wear to the underside, but no nicks, c..
For the paperweight collector who appreciates vintage figural paperweights, this green controlled bubble art glass paperweight made in Japan should add to your delight. Measuring approx. 3-1/2" long, nose to tail, and 1-7/8" high, this little guy is in great vintage condition, with no nicks, chips, or cracks, just the typical air bubbles and some wear to the blue and white Japan label. ..
Vintage controlled bubble triple trumpet art glass paperweight in a cheery yellow, red, and blue — a color combination that is reminiscent of end-of-day spatter glass. Paperweight measures approx. 2-1/4 inch in diameter and 2 inch high, and has a round red and gold India label. Likely dates to the 1970s, possibly older.In fabulous vintage condition, with no nicks, chips, or cracks, just the typical air bubbles and slight shelf surface wear. ..