He started selling antique glass
almost out of necessity, rather than by choice.
His knowledge of antique glass
, pewter-ware, clocks and other works of art was extensive.
e antique glass
bottle is sealed and will remain so until it is opened at a special ceremony in the school's lecture theatre at 10am tomorrow.
The glasses will be sold by Surrey-based antique glass
dealers Mark J West during the 23rd Winter Fine Art and Antiques Fair at London's Olympia.
Retired ceramic engineer and active historian Williams began collecting antique glass
cutters over 35 years ago, now has over 1,400, and figures he needs another 3,000 to complete his collection.
I like to play around and layer texture upon texture in my home - the roughness of raw stone walls and unpainted wood alongside the dull sheen of antique glass
or murky tarnished mirrors.
Afew years ago, during my time as The Birmingham Post's antiques writer, I was invited to preview an antique glass
sale at Christie's in London.
The main body of the text has nine chapters: the first considers the imported raw glass and glassworking waste from three late Antique glass
workshops in the city; the next seven classify the range of vessels using chronology, techniques of production, form and function; and the last covers unusual finds and architectural material.
The popularity of antique glass
has suffered among both academics and collectors in comparison with ceramics, its arts-of-fire rival.
Richard trained with the auctioneers Sotheby''s before becoming a dealer in antique glass
and ceramics and establishing a publishing house producing specialist books for collectors.
Now, antique glass
milk bottles are eagerly sought by collectors and most of us buy our milk at the supermarket in waxed paper containers or plastic jugs.
Guest tables, draped with coral, apricot, and gold linens, held arrangements of garden roses, peonies, scabiosa, lisianthus, and hydrangeas in wooden boxes and antique glass