Category Archives: Stained Glass

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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Incredible and Rare Western Flask – “Fleckenstein & Mayer, (monogram), Portland, O.”

“Incredible and Rare Western Flask” Stopping my eyes suddenly on eBay was a listing reading “Incredible and Rare Western Flask”. Well that’s a teaser enough. Then I see pictures (all four posted here) that blow me away. Of course I … Continue reading

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“the Buchanan Cannons”

“the Buchanan Cannons” 16 August 2012 Buchanan’s Malt Whiskey Buchanan Sour Mash Whiskey Buchanan’s Extract of Sugar Corn In late June of this year, I felt like I was wrapping up the Figural Cannon Series (see bottom of page) with … Continue reading

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Texas Window – Some Random Thoughts on a Gray Day

As I sit here in Alexandria, Louisiana after two (2) miserable, gray, rainy days (you may have heard about all of the rain Monday in Houston that followed me here), I post this picture that makes me feel better. There … Continue reading

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Edward Drummond Libbey, American Glassmaker

Some good information in from Ken Previtali: Hello Ferd, Here’s a book (Edward Drummond Libbey, American Glassmaker┬áby Quentin R. Skrabec, Jr.) that I discovered recently that was interesting for a number of reasons; including a great early history of the … Continue reading

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