Another room called the "Tourmaline Suite" has three levels of carved antique glass
windows and doors with a 22-feet ceiling and multi-colored silk and carpets furnishings.
Henryk, owner of the specialist Quorn firm supplied the glass that went into the "leaded light" panels which had spun roundels and handmade red antique glass
imported from Poland.
This glass plate has sparked my interested in collecting antique glass
. What can you tell me about my antique glass
In a Budapest workshop, a shelf lined with antique glass
bottles emblazoned with pre-World War II-era producer labels and topped with metal and porcelain siphon heads testifies to the long history of Hungary's soda-making trade.
Baltakmens depicts a filthy, unpredictable, densely populated society where transported convicts mix with sailors and "fallen women." Descriptions have a dreamlike quality, as though seen through antique glass
: a woman is "too bright, fatally bright, for her skirts were on fire, a river of flame in the dark."
The upper kitchen and pantry doors feature rare antique glass
panes and intricate designs that reflect the character of eras past.
bottle discovered on the Mayfield railway station site
Caption: Opposite page, left: Kerstin Bratsch, Poli'ahu's Curse: First Bone Chill, 2012-16, luster and enamel on antique glass
, drawn glass, glass jewels, agate, lead, 36 1/2 x 25".
So-called 'stems' may not be the most collectable type of glassware, but they can still be impressive THERE are many areas of antique glass
that are collected avidly, but according to dealer Mike Moir, most of us are generally not into collecting one of the most elegant forms: decorative wine glasses or "stems" as they are termed.
In the American era of the opalescent glass Tiffany and LaFarge, William Willet preferred the use of the translucent antique glass
of European studios that had made the ancient Gothic Cathedrals so famous for their brilliant illumination.
Glass enthusiasts will find plenty at Brian Watson Antique Glass
and at Fileman Antiques (look out for the latter's Regency six-light cut-glass ormolu-mounted chandelier dated to around 1825), while Mary Cooke Antiques and J.H.
They also knew how to use a coating that makes the acrylic look greenish, like antique glass
. Clear acrylic can be easily identified as plastic, he said, but the tinting makes it look like the original glass, only more lightweight.