Antiques Roadshow (2)
Your Antiques RoadShow ... Page (2) More antiques and collectibles submitted by antique collectors seeking information or help with antique attributions. Including Georgian glass, Capodimonte porcelain, Wedgwood candlesticks and native American pottery. All sitting comfortably alongside an antique owl jug, blue & white figurines and Chinese vases. The headings and descriptions in the antiques roadshow are those of the owner, and they may be right or they might be ... Continue Reading
Collecting Whitefriars Glass
Collecting Whitefriars Glass is fast becoming one of the most popular areas of glass collecting... Owned by James Powell & Sons from 1834, the Whitefriars glassworks (later Whitefriars Glass Limited), produced glass of the highest quality until the business closed in 1980. In 1834 James Powell, a successful London wine merchant, bought the Whitefriars Glassworks. His grandson Harry Powell played a major role during the nineteenth century and the early part of the twentieth century At ... 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
Cobalt Blue Glass Candle Sticks – Antique Depression Glass?
Are my Antique Cobalt Blue Glass Candle Sticks, depression glass? by Pauline (Massachusetts) Pair of Cobalt Blue Glass Candle Sticks I was going through some glassware from my mother that had been in my attic for years. I was trying to identify most of the depression glass before asking if my children would want some pieces. Except for a few pieces, which include these cobalt blue glass candle holders, I've pretty much identified most of the depression glass thanks to websites like ... Continue Reading