Category Archives: Dinnerware

My Visit to the Sandwich Glass Museum | Part 2

My Visit to the Sandwich Glass Museum | Part 2 of 2 by Sandor P. Fuss 17 June 2014 Hi Ferdinand, I am going to send you 70 pictures that I took during my visit to the Sandwich Glass Museum when I … Continue reading

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My Visit to the Sandwich Glass Museum | Part 1

My Visit to the Sandwich Glass Museum | Part 1 of 2 by Sandor P. Fuss 15 June 2014 Hi Ferdinand, I am going to send you 70 pictures that I took during my visit to the Sandwich Glass Museum … Continue reading

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More on the Color Orange in Antique Glass

More on the Color Orange in Antique Glass by Ken Previtali 09 February 2014 By the way, the word orange is one of the few words in the English language for which there is no effective rhyme. What is interesting … Continue reading

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A. Slager – Manufacturer of German Vegetable Stomach Bitters

A. Slager – Manufacturer of German Vegetable Stomach Bitters Queensware & Bitters 30 January 2014 I was looking around an old 1865 Memphis business directory the other day and found this A. Slager, Dealer in Queensware and Manufacturer of German Vegetable … Continue reading

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The Providence Flint Glass Company 1831-1834

The Providence Flint Glass Company 1831-1834 by Stephen Atkinson 01 October 2013 This short lived company was established in 1831 on land owned by the Dyer family of Providence, Rhode Island. On January 12th 1831, the company was incorporated by … Continue reading

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2013 National Antique Bottle Show Seminars Announced

Manchester, NH Seminars Michael George, show chair and Rick Ciralli, seminar coordinator for the 2013 FOHBC National Antique Bottle Show in Manchester, New Hampshire just announced officially, an exciting line-up of seminars and presenters that will want to be added … Continue reading

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Looking for Bottles Carried on the Steamboat Arabia

T H E    S T E A M B O A T    A R A B I A Looking at famed Civil War author Jim Schmidt’s interview with Andrew W. Hall and the Galveston-Houston Packet this morning made me … Continue reading

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Bowls of Color at the end of Autumn

“I was taking pics and this came down and landed in the bowl…” RICK CIRALLI Posting some refreshingly different utilitarian bowls in a variety of autumn colors. Kudos to Rick Ciralli, his passion for glass and for sharing these wonderful … Continue reading

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Some Early American Glass Bowls

The group over at Early American Glass Collectors on facebook have been posting and commenting on some gorgeous early American bowls from the primarily New England glass houses. These are wonderful pieces. So simple and clean. I can not help … Continue reading

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Some Beautiful Carnival Glass Pieces

My experiece with Carnival Glass is limited based on just owning a few insulators that caught my eye over the years. I pictured my PYREX CD 233 to the left. The color is quite nice. I did a Peachridge post … Continue reading

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