Pressed glass has been dismissed by serious collectors and the wealthier elements of the population throughout the years, simply because it was aimed at the mass market. But like most things that appeal to the majority of the population, pressed glass has moved up in the World and is now fashionable enough among the more well to do, that glass collectors are sitting up and taking notice.
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 ...
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