antique glass

antique glass

A textured cylinder glass of uneven thickness, used primarily in stained glass windows; similar in characteristics to the stained glass of the Middle Ages.
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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 plate?
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.
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.
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