This category includes British and Continental drinking glasses such as early Venetian examples, 18th century British lead glass with engraved decoration and highly decorative 19th century Bohemian glasses. It also covers glass bottles, decanters and other collectable vessels.
Another much collected areas include art glass from the Art Nouveau and Deco periods by known designers such Emile Gallé and René Lalique.
Mason museum buys rare glass painting of Grand Master09 November 2016
The Library and Museum of Freemasonry in London has revealed the latest addition to its collection.
‘Unique’ Emile Gallé lamp sells to Florida museum at $260,00004 November 2016
The Modernism Museum Mount Dora in Florida is the proud new owner of a possibly unique Emile Gallé Allium floor lamp which sold for a hammer price of $260,000 (£167,740) or $310,000 including premium.
Bottled-up demand for medicine that ‘restores life’ – auction record set for rare Victorian flask28 October 2016
A new record for an empty English medicine bottle was set by BBR Auctions in Elsecar, North Yorkshire when a Victorian flask of ‘Dr Sibley’s Solar Tincture’ took £8200.
René Lalique motoring mascots head single-owner sale at Bonhams17 August 2016
A collection of motoring mascots formed by Robert White, a leading UK camera retailer, will be offered at Bonhams next month. Offered in single-owner sale in London on September 19, the consignments include 37 examples by René Lalique.
‘Irreplaceable’ Tudor stained glass stolen from Leicestershire chapel12 August 2016
A Tudor stained glass panel attributed to Galeon Hone, glazier to King Henry VIII, has been stolen from the 16th-century Withcote Chapel, near Market Harborough in Leicestershire.
Gallé vase at Hansons is broken but unbowed03 November 2015
As suggested by an inscription to the socle reading ‘Gallé, Expo 1900’, this ovoid pedestal vase offered by Hansons of Etwall in Derbyshire had been created in the studios of Emile Gallé (1846-1904) for the ‘Exposition Universelle de Paris’ in 1900.
Rare glass paperweights at Cirencester sale04 August 2015
Paperweights from makers such as Caithness, Mdina, Selkirk, Wedgwood and Whitefriars go under the hammer at auctioneers Moore Allen & Innocent in Cirencester on August 7.
Tiffany lamp puts others in the shade17 February 2015
This Tiffany Studios c.1905 table lamp proved the highlight of Denhams’ recent fine art sale in Horsham, Sussex. It was an unusual visitor to the UK regional saleroom.
English cameo glass stars at $260,000 in Kansas23 June 2014
English cameo glass was the star of the show at Woody Auction’s second dispersal from the collection of Dr Ernest and Karin Rieger held in Wichita, Kansas.
On the £7500 scent of James Giles03 June 2014
Trading from the Arts Museum in Cockspur Street, the famous James Giles (1718-80) china and glass decorating atelier produced an enormous diversity of bijouterie for the London luxury trade.
A love of rich colour – two windows on Harry Clarke22 April 2014
Irishman Harry Clarke (1889-1931) made his reputation as a book illustrator whose work straddled the passing Art Nouveau and the coming Art Deco movements.
Collection of studio ceramics and glass in Gloucestershire11 February 2014
More than 1000 lots are on offer at Chorley’s two-day sale on February 20-21 at Prinknash Abbey Park, Gloucestershire.
Car boot bargain – limited edition glass shell expected to make over £100023 January 2014
Duke’s of Dorchester will offer this 9in (23cm) shell made by Lino Tagliapietra (b.1934), a master glass blower in Murano, at auction next month.
Lanterns light the way in Stoke at £18,00017 September 2013
A house clearance in Staffordshire yielded this highly decorative pair of late 18th or early 19th century narwhal tusk and gilt-metal lanterns for Louis Taylor’s latest sale in Stoke-on-Trent.
Ceramics and glass feast for London rooms07 May 2013
Last week was a busy one for glass and ceramics in the London rooms with five auctions taking place over the space of 48 hours and some bullish prices for top pieces.
Vodka glasses from Russian noble collection21 March 2013
This may look like your average 19th century vodka glass, but this tumbler descended through the family of a high-ranking Russian noble.
Prayers answered as Jacobite Amen glass yields £43,000 bid12 November 2012
One of fewer than 40 known examples in the world, this Jacobite Amen glass sold at the latest sale held by Halls of Shrewsbury.
Lalique car mascot wings its way to Tennants08 November 2012
This Lalique car mascot has been consigned to the Tennants of Leyburn sale on November 16-17 by the great-niece of the chauffeur of the car on which it was originally mounted.
A Jacobite icon in Shropshire29 October 2012
The Lennoxlove Amen glass, well-documented in Geoffrey B Seddon’s authoritative work ‘The Jacobites and their Drinking Glasses’, is to be offered for sale in Shropshire.
Dino Martens glasswork makes rare appearance in UK sale18 October 2012
Although originally entered into one of the regular weekly sales held by Sworders in Stansted Mountfitchet, this striking mid-century glass vessel was plucked from obscurity by a member of staff who recognised it as something worthy of further research.
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