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Flashback: The Similarity Between Ancient and Early American Glass

Interesting article at Collectors Weekly. This article, written by the then-Associate Curator of the American Wing of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, notes the Egyptian influence on ancient glass (especially in Rome), the origins of blown and pressed glass, and the … Continue reading

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“The American System” GX-21 Historical Flask

The Warren C. Lane, Jr., Esquire Collection of Historical Flasks  “The American System” and Steam Vessel with American Flag – “Use Me But Do Not Abuse Me.” And Sheaf Of Rye As many of us watched the closing of this … Continue reading

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