33 items Solid brass swooning swan bookend set Price: $110.00 Graceful pair of large swan bookends in beautiful vintage condition with uniform aged golden patina. They stand 8.25" tall and weigh 3½ lbs each . The bases are covered with a thin rubber-like material that prevents slipping and surface damage. Old importer label still attaced to base reads: Decorative Crafts, Inc. Hand-Crafted Imports 4893. Another sticker reads: Made in Korea. The 'Decorate Crafts' importer was established in 1928, USA. They
Magnificent Venetian Glass Aventurine Rubina Verde bullicante Peach Price: $180.00 This absolutely beautiful vintage sommerso glass peach is fascinating in every way. It's larger than we expect from the already large mid-20th Century mod fruit figurines. Three full pounds of art glass, a pound more than the standard large size. The coloring graduates from red to greenish yellow. The green/yellow glass contains Uranium (element used during wartimes and periods when lead was scarce) and illuminates bright
Victorian Emerald Crystal Whimsy Vase Small and fanciful antique enameled crystal vase. Until the mid 1800's England taxed leaded glass by weight. To continue profitable exports, English glassmakers made glass objects smaller. This beautiful little 'whimsy' vase is a result of England's high taxes on export glass. Made of quality hand-blown emerald lead crystal with delicate hand-painted enamel flowers. Measures 6½" tall on a 3" wide base. No damage or wear. Some light residue trapped inside near the base.
Pair of curious male figurine stemmed vessels. Made in the style of Bimini, a famous Austrian producer of lampwork art glass in the 1920s-1930s. Extremely popular at...
Swedish Modern Retro Glass Bone Vase in Purple Amethyst Swedish Modern art glass paperweight base vase in Amethyst. This beautiful "Bone" vase is often attributed to Per Lutken of Holmegaard because he designed the first vase in this style in 1952. The Per Lutken design did not include the controlled bubbles in the base and was never put into production. Aseda Glass, of Sweden, produced this vase in the 1950's - 1977. Aseda produced many items with this heavy paperweight type base. Bo Borgstrom, a famous
Set of Retro Vintage Colorful Blown Glass Jars Fabulous set of 6 colorful blown glass vintage jars. Glass is in excellent condition, cork tops show wear and indicate age. Very unusual, this is the first set like this we've seen. All of these colors point to late 1950s, 1960s, early 1970s. Amber, olive green, blue, ruby with hint of yellow at base, citron yellow and bright orange. Each measure 5.5" tall (6" tall including cork), 2.5" base. Maker unknown at this time. Could be Blenko, Pilgrim, Rainbow or
Vintage Murano Art Glass in Turquoise and Silver with Label Hand-Made in Murano, Italy Made in 1950's Italy in Venetian style on the Isle of Murano. This luxurious free-flowing jewel-like glass internally decorated with real silver was formed by hand and mouth by an Italian glassblower of great skill. The label reads: Genuine Venetian Glass Handmade on the Isle of Murano. The shape, words, and color of the label tell us it is from the mid-century era and was probably exported to the U.S.A. The glasshouses
Bohemian tango glass yellow and black snake vase Lovely art deco glass snake vase from the 1920s -1930s . Quality Czech art glass with acid stamped "Czecho Slovakia" Loetz mark. When the words "Czecho" and "Slovakia" are separated by a dash, or each word is on a separate line, then the object was made during 1918 to 1920, or when it was officially used again in late 1938 to early 1939. There is another mark above the country mark that can't be read. It may be the artists initials or the catalog no. for the
Gold ruby glass Art Deco beverage set Stunning Art Deco era beverage set with well preserved ruby/pink gold decor. Made in the 1920s-1930s, this fabulous beverage set probably served lemonaid in the rolling gardens of a luxurious home during long, lazy summers. Beautiful ruby/pink color with an obvious golden glow. Real gold was used in the glass recipe to achieve the color. There is a maker's miss on the tip of the spout on an inner curve where approximately 1/8" strip of stain is missing. See spout image