7 posts tagged stained glass

Tiffany Glass

Tiffany Glass by Art Nouveau artist and master in glass Louis Comfort Tiffany (1848-1933) Like Rene lalique Tiffany is another of the art nouveau periods great designers. He designed using both glass and jewellery and is perhaps best known for his Tiffany lamps and smaller glass objects However Tiffany's most stunning glass work was on a much grander scale. He became interested in glass making from about 1875 and worked at several glasshouses in Brooklyn between then and 1878. In 1879 ... Continue Reading

Antique Glass Terms

Glossary of Antique Glass Terms, words and phrases. Used in describing antique glass or glass production methods. A collection of frequently used antique glass terms and their meanings that apply to the products of everyday glass production and art glass manufacturers. This is, as far as possible, a laymans non-technical glossary. Designed to help with the collector and non-professionals understanding of glass terms. For the sake of clarity; our Antique Glass Terms are intended to be a ... Continue Reading

Antique Terms (M)

The Antique Marks Glossary covering Antique Terms (M) Here you will find antique terms and related words beginning with the letter 'M' including definitions and short histories covering everything from MacIntyre to the Martin Brothers, Moorcroft, Minton and Musket. Listed alphabetically, so simply scroll through or use the search function to find the word or term you are looking for. macheleid, georg heinrich (ceramics - porcelain re-invention - thuringian) Georg Heinrich Macheleid ... Continue Reading

Art Nouveau Artists

Art Nouveau Artists from Rene Lalique to Louis Comfort Tiffany, Anton Gaudi and Archibald Knox. A selection of the great many art nouveau artists and designers that embraced the art nouveau style. There were many gifted artists and designers in the art nouveau period. It brought forward artists and designers with a feel for the natural organic lines that appeal to many of us. Many whose work is now highly valued and sought after by art nouveau collectors and fans of the style. When ... Continue Reading

Louis Majorelle (1859 to 1926)

Louis Majorelle (1859-1926) was a French decorator and furniture designer. Marjorelle manufactured his own designs, in the French tradition of the ébéniste. His full name is Louis Jean Sylvestre Majorelle He was one of the outstanding designers of furniture in the Art Nouveau style and after 1901 formally served as one of the vice-presidents of the École de Nancy. In 1861, his father, Auguste Majorelle (1825 - 1879), who was also a furniture designer and manufacturer, moved the family ... Continue Reading

Art Nouveau Period

Your Guide to Collecting Art Nouveau Antiques. The Art Nouveau style and its influences. From Liberty & Co. to Rene Lalique, Louis Comfort Tiffany, Anton Gaudi and Archibald knox. The art nouveau style was a conscious attempt at modernism and a determined departure by many artists and designers, from the traditional victorian forms of design. Designers rejected the inspiration of classical European art and instead looked to Japanese, Celtic and other folk art as a basis for their work. ... Continue Reading

Stained Glass Window from an Old Michigan Church

Found in Michigan a lovely vintage stained glass window by Cathy (St. Charles, MO, USA) The photo shows the actual stained glass window from the old church I purchased this stained glass window from someone who had been called to an old church that was going to be worked on and asked if she wanted to buy the window. She said yes, bought it and then sold it to me 6 months later. I thought I'd share it with the antiques community here. It's particularly lovely when the light ... Continue Reading