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<b>This attractive necklaces showcases a cushion cut amethyst gemstone surrounded by genuine tanzanite gemstones. It is further adorned with

a white topaz studded bale. The necklace includes an 18 inch

rolo chain and is crafted of polished sterling silver. The total gem weight is 2.3 carat.


Features

Metal Type: Sterling Silver

Clasp: Spring Ring

Carat Wt: 2.3

 <b>Great for playing all your favorite tunes, this yellow gold over sterling silver guitar pendant is ready to rock out. Adding fun dazzle, diamond accents brighten the design. The perfect gift for a music-loving rock star, this guitar suspends from a rope chain 18.0 inches in length with a spring-ring clasp.


Features


Yellow Gold over Sterling Silver

18-in. rope chain

Diamond Accents  <b>Sleek and slender Tri Color strands dangle attractively in these Beautiful Chandelier Earrings.


Features


Rose gold and sterling silver

Post with friction back

Gift bag  <b>Your doll will love being dressed in this play outfit with a matching headband.  Velcro closure makes dressing doll easy.  Machine washable.  Fits dolls up to 14 inches high.


Ages 3 and up.

Sterling Silver 2. 3ct TGW Amethyst & Tan $45.00

 

Gold over Sterling Silver Diamond Guitar $24.95

 

18K Gold Tri Color Satin Dangle Earrings $22.50

 

Madame Alexander Sweet Baby Nursery Play $24.95

<b>When bedtime comes, dress your baby doll in this adorable striped outfit.  The front has a cute applique teddy sitting on half moon surrounded by stars, plus a Velcro closure dressing.  Includes matching headband.  Machine washable.  Fits dolls up to 14 inches high.


Ages 3 and up.  <b>Lesa Michelle is an excellent designer, specializing in Sterling Silver and Stainless Steel. Lesa Michelle's inspiration comes from all over the world including countries like Italy & India. She focuses mainly on a clean, elegant look that ranges from ladies jewelry, men's and even younger customers as well. Lesa Michelle's promise is to always strive for elegance as well as high quality goods to appeal to every customer.


Features


Metal Type: Stainless Steel

Gender: Ladies

Elegant look

Snowflake Stud Earring  <b>For a world traveler, a Francophile, an artist who appreciates the spectacular architecture of the EifFel Tower, this elegant sterling silver pendant captures the lower's distinctive beauty. Round diamond accents bring the brilliance of the tower's lights to life. The pendants 18.0-inch rope chain closes with a spring-ring clasp.


Features

Sterling Silver

1S-in. rope chain included

Comes boxed  <b>The Disney Frozen Purse is an adorable tin purse with beaded handle featuring characters from Disney's Movie "Frozen" in which little ones can carry a snack or their favorite small toys and accessories. Perfect for school or a play date! Metal Carry all with Beautiful Beaded Handle.


Features Frozen Princesses and Olaf

Metal Tin

Beaded Purse Handle

Madame Alexander Sweet Baby Nursery Slee $24.95

 

Lesa Michelle Stainless Steel Snowflake $12.00

 

Sterling Silver Diamond Eiffel Tower Pen $24.95

 

DISNEY FROZEN PURSE SHAPED TIN BOX WITH $29.95

<b>Beautifully modern, this bracelet features unique black and white crystals that will charm you with their spark. This bracelet also features comfortable clip in clasp. Set in 18k gold plated brass. Guaranteed to retain its original gold content and color. Made in Brazil.


Features


Brass with 18k gold plated

Unique black and white crystals

Original gold content and color

Comfortable clip in clasp

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A subtle shade of opalescent pink oval set into a golden metal.  Center is adorned with rhinestones and a single AB rhinestone.  <b>Lovely gold clown with a amethyst rhinestone accent.  


Maker mark: Monet

Spike and button fastener  <b>Show Grandpa your love with this vintage figurine.


Granddaughter sitting on grandfather's lap in a wingback chair.


Marked: C. 1979 RUSS BERRIE & CO. INC. Made In U.S.A./E.U.A., #711



Sand-filled figure has intact green felt on bottom.

Sevil Designs Black and White Double Sto $19.95

 

Pink Opalescent Oval Stones w / Rhinestone $21.95

 

Vintage Monet Clown with Umbrella Lapel $19.95

 

1979 Figurine Grandfather Is Another Wor $19.95

<b>Hand made etched clay pot with muted color tones.  Bottom is signed Shana Sam.  <b>Bumble Bee features a blonde, blue-eyed girl dressed for Halloween fun in a bumble bee costume. She comes complete with her goodie bag.


Comes with original box.  <b>The easy elegance of this abstract diamond pendant pairs well with any attire. Fashioned in sleek sterling silver, the fleur de lis design is

centered with a quartet of shimmering diamond accents. Buffed to a brilliant luster, this pendant suspends freely along an 18.0-inch rope

chain that secures with a spring-ring clasp.


Features

Sterling Silver Two Tone Effect Pendant

O.OI Carat Genuine Diamond

18" Sterling Silver Chain  <b>The key that you have been searching for, for the heart that you've been wanting to open. You won't want to keep this pendant under lock

and key.

Miniature New Mexico Navajo Clay Pot sig $24.95

 

Madame Alexander Americana Collection Bu $85.00

 

Sterling Silver Fleur de Lis Diamond Acc $24.95

 

Sterling Silver Diamond and Lab Ruby Key $39.95

<b>Each stone is hand set and slightly unique. You are one of a kind, so why not wear, jewelry that is too?


 <b>Lesa Michelle is an excellent designer, specializing in Sterling Silver and Stainless Steel. Lea Michele's inspiration comes from allover

the world including countries like Italy and India. She focuses mainly on a clean, elegant look that ranges from lady's jewelry, mens and

even younger customers as well. Lesa Michelle promise is to always strive for elegance as well as high quality goods to appeal to every

customer.  <b>Hang out with the popular & bossy character Miss Piggy from Jim Henson's The Muppet Show featured as a Bobble-Head. If you are a fan of The Muppet Show then this great Bobblehead is perfect for you! Her head bobbles as she stands looking just as she always has with pink skin, makeup and a deceivingly happy expression.


Recommended for Ages 5 years and older  Vermont Country Milk of Shelburne Vermont opened its doors in November 1991 and began treating locals to farm-fresh milk. Founded by Jerry Glantz, a Manhattan lawyer and avid antique milk bottle collector, Vermont Country Milk distributes its quart and half-gallon bottles of 3.5-percent whole and lowfat 2-percent milk in Vermont's Chittenden and Washington counties.


They bottled milk and chocolate milk in green pyro bottles. They bottled egg nog in red pyro bottles.


The glass bottles did not last long and are a collectors’ item here in Vermont. I know they were in business in 1993 but do not know they ceased to exist. They represent a long and proud tradition and thus are sought out today.


The 7 1/4 inch tall green pyro milk bottle reads: Vermont Country Milk is a small dairy dedicated to bringing you the freshest, coldest premium quality milk.  


On one side of the milk bottle is a circular logo with the words Vermont Country Milk and Shelburne Vermont around the head of a dairy cow. 


The other side has the same image of a dairy cow with the words: Fresh, Premium Quality Milk from Vermont Dairy Farms.  16.9 fl. oz.. (1/2 litre)


In good used vintage condition.

Sterling Silver Amethyst & Pearl Post Ea $49.95

 

Lesa Michelle Open Circle Simulated Diam $23.95

 

Disney The Muppets MISS PIGGY Bobble Hea $24.95

 

Vermont Country Milk green pyro 1990s bo $10.00

Glidden #163 large 11 inch long x 5 inch tall covered casserole or baking dish. Stunning. The glaze is Glidden's standard turquoise matrix. Signed with an incised signature and the number 163 on the bottom. No ram. Excellent condition. No chips, crack or crazing. 


Add it to your American Studio pottery or Mid-century collection today.  Produced by Vermont Mid-Century studio potter Stanley Ballard (1917-1960), who graduated from Alfred University in 1939 and started his studio in the Burlington area in 1945, this #10 signed Ballard vase is a standard shape but done in one of his mottled glazes, this one being pink and black. The vase is glazed both on the outside and the inside in this mottled glaze.


The #10 shape vase stands10 1/8 inches tall and is 5 1/4 inches wide at top. The bottom tapers to a 3 1/2 inches square base. It is signed with Mark #10, putting it in the 1948-1956 time period in my opinion. 


The vase is in excellent condition. Add it to your American Art Pottery collection or Ballard collection today.  This set of cobalt blue glass tumblers was made by the Hazel-Atlas Glass Company from 1936-1939. This is the 5 inch 12 ounce size.


All are in excellent condition. Price is for the set.


Go green! Save resources and purchase a piece of America's past. Sturdy, dependable, dishwasher-friendly, it is ready for your bar or man cave now.  Ted Scatchard, along with his more prolific brother George, was profiled in the 1967 Spring issue of Vermont Life on pages 38-42. He graduated from Antioch College in 1962


He started from a converted horsebarn with his brother George in 1962, George having started producing in 1960. Both brothers used a "single firing" method.


According to the Vermont Life article on page 42, Ted "was the only New Englander to receive a merit award for three items (all pottery) entered in the 1965-1966 New England Craft Council's exhibition for new and emerging craftsmen. 


This four inch tall hand thrown vase features the standard brown gray glaze used by both Ted and George. He created three dots on the sides of vase by removing the glaze to reveal the chocolate brown unglazed surface below. 


The vase is in excellent condition. It is signed on the bottom with an incised signature: Ted Scatchard.


Add it to your Midcentury American Studio Pottery collection today.

Glidden pottery#163 covered casserole

 

Ballard #10 square vase pink black mottl $125.00

 

Hazel Atlas 6 cobalt glass Fine Rib tumb

 

Ted Scatchard 4 inch handthown studio va $50.00

This vintage Art Deco figurine is known as New Martinsville Glass Baby Seal with Ball. It stands 7 inches tall to the tip of the ball and measures 6 inches long.


Made between 1938-1951 by New Martinsville which later changed its name to Viking Glass.


In excellent condition. Add it to your American animal figurine collection today.  Why not enjoy your bouquet of cut flowers in this hand-thrown beautifully glazed vase created by one of the pioneers of the Midcentury 20th century Vermont Studio Potters movement?


 This 6 1/4 inch tall conical vase was created by George Scatchard. It  measures  5 1/2 inches across.


He was located in Underhill, Vermont, Georges Scatchard started from a converted horsebarn with his brother Ted in 1960. An article about the two Scatchard brothers and their ceramics was published in the 1967 Spring issue of Vermont Life on pages 38-42. According to the article, he was the only New Englander to receive a merit award for three items (all pottery) entered in the 1965-1966 New England Craft Council's exhibition for new and emerging craftsmen.


This conical vase is one of the most interestingly glazed Scatchard pieces I have seen this glaze is hard to find with its tones of blue and brown perfectly complementing the rings one can see that resulted from the throwing process. It is in excellent shape.


Add it to your 20th century American Studio pottery collection today.  This pair of Bennington Potters Pink Agate #2085 candleholders stands 4 inches tall. This glaze has been discontinued by the company.


Add it to your Bennington Potters collection today. They are all ready to grace your home.


They would look great with a collection of early agate!   This Viking Epic Crimped Bon Bon #1147 circa 1957 in Persimmon was shown in the 1957-1960 Viking catalogs.  


It is in excellent vintage condition and ready to grace your Midcentury home today.  


A practical and beautiful piece of 20th century American glass.

New Martinsville Art Deco Glass Baby Sea

 

George Scatchard Midcentury blue ring va $80.00

 

Bennington Potters Pink Agate candlehold $20.00

 

Viking Epic Crimped Bon Bon #1147 Persim

<b>You can now own a piece of the beloved TV show GLEE (May 19, 2009 - March 20, 2015).


Character Tina Cohen-Chang, played by Jenna Ushkowitz wore this ruffled black lace multi-layer floor length halter dress.  Dress is accented with five red grosgrain bows down the front bodice. 


The dress appears in Season 2, Episode 20: 'Prom Queen' and is featured in 'I’m Not Gonna Teach Your Boyfriend How to Dance with You' musical sequence in Episode 20 along with various other scenes.


Dress has no label.  This set of five 5 1/8 inch tall white wine glasses are from the line called Fortuna Smoke that Rosenthal produced from 1963-1969. They are very thin glass. On replacements, they are listed at $30 EACH. 


I was lucky enough to find these very reasonably.I am therefore offering them at a much lower price for the set of five.


 I think they would go well with the Morgantown smoky gray glass barware as well. Add them to your retro or midcentury bar today.

 This great Art Deco vase stands 8 inches tall and is signed with the semicircle CZECHOSLOVAKIA mark. It was made by Kralik.


There are two areas of where there are two areas of extra glass on the surface. They are folds in the surface of the glass when it cooled. There is no damage. 


This is a cased glass vase, the inside being a bright red. The swirls are done in a purple glass, giving it a great vibrant look.


Add it to your Czech Art Deco collection today.  This is a great set of 3 1/4 inch tall rocks glasses from the 1968-1976 time period. Each glass has a frosted background and the designs of 5 bicylces in black and gold. There is normal wear to the top gold rim but the bike designs are in great shape. 


Add it to your midcentury or retro bar or rec room today. Go green! Save resources and purchase a piece of America's past. Sturdy, dependable, dishwasher-friendly, it is ready for your bar or man cave now. Price if for the set.

GLEE's Tina Cohen-Chang (Jenna Ushkowitz $495.00

 

Rosenthal midcentury Fortuna Smoke wines

 

Kralik Art Deco 8 inch red purple signed $125.00

 

Set (4) midcentury bicycle rocks glasses

This is a great example of the fun and whimsical items created for the many home bars or rec rooms that were built and used by the Post WWII generation as they entertained at home. 


It stands 4 3/4 inches tall and is 5 3/8 inches across. The design is done in green and white of a band of white green diamonds between two green green with a white band at bottom and top.


It is signed with the embossed AH of Hazel-Atlas on the clear bottom. It is in excellent vintage condition.


Add it to your bar or rec room today.  


Go green! Save resources and purchase a piece of America's past. Sturdy, dependable, dishwasher-friendly, it is ready for your bar or man cave now.


 <b>This bust is the last original piece of merchandise that was made by Elvis Presley Enterprises.


The bust was not made for commercial  distribution.  Instead, each piece  was used exclusively to give out as Christmas gifts to a few select members of the press and friends of Presley. 


Some minor flake wear (see photos)

Clean with damp cloth  This pair of 1944-1958 hollow Rearing Horse bookends was produced by L.E. Smith as their shape No. 36. Each of this pair of hollow clear glass rearing horse bookends stands 8 inches tall x 6 inches long.


Who loves horses or knows someone who loves horses. Great gift for a horse lover's library!


Price is for the pair. In excellent condition.  Why not enjoy your bowl of hearty soup from a lug handled soup bowl created by one of the pioneers of the 20th century Vermont Studio Potters movement. This handled lug soup was created by George Scatchard. It stands 2 3/4 inches tall and measures 6 inches across from the tip of the lug handle to the other rim. 


He was located in Underhill, Vermont, Georges Scatchard started from a converted horsebarn with his brother Ted in 1960. An article about the two Scatchard brothers and their ceramics was published in the 1967 Spring issue of Vermont Life on pages 38-42. According to the article, he was the only New Englander to receive a merit award for three items (all pottery) entered in the 1965-1966 New England Craft Council's exhibition for new and emerging craftsmen.


This lug soup is one of the most interestingly glazed Scatchard pieces I have seen as the inside and outside have this mottled leopard-sking glaze to which he has added some blue glaze circles on the outside. It is in excellent shape.


Add it to your American Studio pottery collection today.

Great Hazel Atlas Diamonds ice tub

 

Elvis Presley 1961 Limited Edition Gold $1800.00

 

L. E. Smith 1940s pair Horse bookends

 

Georges Scatchard early glaze lug soup b $15.00

<b>Turquoise accented Horsehair etched Navajo turtle pottery.



The bottom is signed, but it is difficult to read. Possibly the work of the Vail Family.


  Horsehair Pottery

Horsehair Pottery is fired using a special technique. Fine lines are created with the hair from the mane of the horse, and thick lines are created from the hair of the tail. After the pot is fired, it is rock polished; no paint or glaze is used. This horse hair pottery is handcrafted by the Navajo Indians on the Navajo Indian reservation. Each piece is a unique, one of a kind, irreplaceable piece of art. 

 Standing 2 1/2 inches tall x 2 3/8 inches wide, this beautifully detailed Wild Bouquet white opalescent toothpick holder was made by Northwood.


It is in excellent condition. It has remnants of gold decoration on its top rim.


Add it to your toothpick holder collection today.  toothpick holder: Crider 1987 threaded 


Terry Crider started his glasswork in 1976. He is self taught. This studio glass artist has put out a limited amount of work over the past 39 years. He uses NO MOLDS and his only help has been his wife Donna. I had an email from Terry and Donna a few years ago stating that he doesn't think it would be fair to the collectors to make any of the same things again. They have decided, if they do make glass again, they are not going to make anything that they have made in the past. He made glass part time from 1988-2000. In 2005, he began again to produce a limited amount of glass. He's a great artist with VERY few early pieces out there. This toothpick is in mint condition and is signed Crider and dated 1987 on the base. 


This Crider 1987 amethyst base glass with applied threaded decoration is in a bulbous base shape. It's hard to imagine the amount of work that went into this beautiful, hand made toothpick holder. 


This little toothpick holder stands 2 inches high. It is a fantastic piece of American art glass! It is in perfect condition.  <b>We invite you to take a tour through Mayor Griffin's House with all its charm and exquisite details. 


Not seen in photo: The architectural spire is included, it is still sealed in box.


The Americana Collection depicting the old western community of Liberty Falls is sculpted and mastercrafted of the finest materials, then individually hand-painted.  This painstaking creative process highlights all the architectural details and heartwarming, homey touches that make Liberty Falls everyone's favorite frontier town.


With each new building and home constructed in Liberty Falls, more of the history of the delightful Colorado town unfolds.  We witness the joys and sorrows...triumphs and disappointments...of sorrows...bankers, miners, restaurateurs...adventurers and renegades...story-spinners.  Come with us on a journey back to those frontier days - when anything seemed possible and each day brought new opportunity for adventure.

New Mexico Navajo Etched Horse Hair Turt $48.00

 

toothpick holder: Wild Bouquet white opa $125.00

 

toothpick holder: Crider 1987 threaded $75.00

 

Mayor Griffin's House (Retired-2000) Ame $19.95

<b>We invite you to take a tour through the Doctor Stevens Home & Office with all its charm and exquisite details. 


The Americana Collection depicting the old western community of Liberty Falls is sculpted and mastercrafted of the finest materials, then individually hand-painted.  This painstaking creative process highlights all the architectural details and heartwarming, homey touches that make Liberty Falls everyone's favorite frontier town.


With each new building and home constructed in Liberty Falls, more of the history of the delightful Colorado town unfolds.  We witness the joys and sorrows...triumphs and disappointments...of sorrows...bankers, miners, restaurateurs...adventurers and renegades...story-spinners.  Come with us on a journey back to those frontier days - when anything seemed possible and each day brought new opportunity for adventure.  <b>We invite you to take a tour through The Clark Mansion with all its charm and exquisite details. 


The Americana Collection depicting the old western community of Liberty Falls is sculpted and mastercrafted of the finest materials, then individually hand-painted.  This painstaking creative process highlights all the architectural details and heartwarming, homey touches that make Liberty Falls everyone's favorite frontier town.


With each new building and home constructed in Liberty Falls, more of the history of the delightful Colorado town unfolds.  We witness the joys and sorrows...triumphs and disappointments...of sorrows...bankers, miners, restaurateurs...adventurers and renegades...story-spinners.  Come with us on a journey back to those frontier days - when anything seemed possible and each day brought new opportunity for adventure.  <b>We invite you to take a tour through the Handy Andy Mallo's House with all its charm and exquisite details. 


The Americana Collection depicting the old western community of Liberty Falls is sculpted and mastercrafted of the finest materials, then individually hand-painted.  This painstaking creative process highlights all the architectural details and heartwarming, homey touches that make Liberty Falls everyone's favorite frontier town.


With each new building and home constructed in Liberty Falls, more of the history of the delightful Colorado town unfolds.  We witness the joys and sorrows...triumphs and disappointments...of sorrows...bankers, miners, restaurateurs...adventurers and renegades...story-spinners.  Come with us on a journey back to those frontier days - when anything seemed possible and each day brought new opportunity for adventure.  <b>We invite you to take a tour through Jeremiah Sobel's Home with all its charm and exquisite details. 


The Americana Collection depicting the old western community of Liberty Falls is sculpted and mastercrafted of the finest materials, then individually hand-painted.  This painstaking creative process highlights all the architectural details and heartwarming, homey touches that make Liberty Falls everyone's favorite frontier town.


With each new building and home constructed in Liberty Falls, more of the history of the delightful Colorado town unfolds.  We witness the joys and sorrows...triumphs and disappointments...of sorrows...bankers, miners, restaurateurs...adventurers and renegades...story-spinners.  Come with us on a journey back to those frontier days - when anything seemed possible and each day brought new opportunity for adventure.

Doctor Stevens Home & Office (Retired-19 $39.95

 

The Clark Mansion (Retired-1994) America $34.95

 

Handy Andy Malloy's House (1997=Retired) $39.95

 

Jeremiah Sobel's Home (Retired-2000) Ame $19.95

This pair of Fostoria Baroque pattern single candleholders carries the #327 Navarre etch. In 2001, this pair booked for $50. I bought them reasonably and will pass them on that way. 


Excellent condition. Price is for the pair.  <b>You can now own a piece of the beloved TV show GLEE (May 19, 2009 - March 20, 2015).


Character Tina Cohen-Chang, played by Jenna Ushkowitz wore this Kate Spade striped dress. 


The dress appears in Season 4, Episode 5: 'The Role You Were Born to Play.' 


Bright green and black dress with 2 inch horizontal stripes and stand-away cowl neck. Gold buttons closure on the back. 


Note: The main picture is of the back of the dress.  The front is shown in the episode clips.  <b>We invite you to take a tour through the Governor's Mansion with all its charm and exquisite details. 


The Americana Collection depicting the old western community of Liberty Falls is sculpted and mastercrafted of the finest materials, then individually hand-painted.  This painstaking creative process highlights all the architectural details and heartwarming, homey touches that make Liberty Falls everyone's favorite frontier town.


With each new building and home constructed in Liberty Falls, more of the history of the delightful Colorado town unfolds.  We witness the joys and sorrows...triumphs and disappointments...of sorrows...bankers, miners, restaurateurs...adventurers and renegades...story-spinners.  Come with us on a journey back to those frontier days - when anything seemed possible and each day brought new opportunity for adventure.  This Georges Scatchard set of 4 early 4 inch tall coffee mugs is a good example of the work that Scatchard was doing in the 1970s and early 1980s before he decided to concentrate primarily on lamps. The inside is glazed in a white glaze. You can see all the ridges of the hand thrown object. The outside of the goblet is done in his signature blue glaze and one can see both inclusions and the horizontal rings from the throwing. Each mug is signed on the  bottom G. SCATCHARD. A beautiful set. 


Currently located in Underhill, Vermont, Georges Scatchard started from a converted horsebarn with his brother Ted in 1960. An article about the two Scatchard brothers and their ceramics was published in the 1967 Spring issue of Vermont Life on pages 38-42. According to the article, he was the only New Englander to receive a merit award for three items (all pottery) entered in the 1965-1966 New England Craft Council's exhibition for new and emerging craftsmen.


His current website, gslamps.com, shows his current production and gives a brief history of his work.

Fostoria Baroque Navaree Etch candlehold

 

GLEE's Tina Cohen-Chang (Jenna Ushkowitz $450.00

 

Governor's Mansion of Liberty Falls (Re $24.95

 

Scatchard set 4 monogrammed blue coffee

This Pyrex juice server is funky yellow!  Mod! Mod!  It stands 8 inches tall and has both silkscreened text and images on it. Excellent condition.  Murano midcentury green mica summers bowl:  


Made in Murano Italy during the 1950-1970 period, this large bowl is done in the sommerso technique meaning an interior layer of glass is "submersed" in another of glass. In this bowl, the inner layer is pink glass with green swirls and silver mica flakes. The outer layer is white. It measures 9" across from top to folded down rim and 8" wide. A great example of Italian Midcentury mastery of glass.  Bovano midcentury Green Flowers 4 rest ashtray:


Produced by the Bovano company of Cheshire CT between 1952-1964, this 6 1/2 inch wide square ashtray is in the same design as my previous post of the 15 inch "Red Flowers" plaque. I have named this stunning variation "Green Flowers" Abstract red flowers with orange centers. Abstract green flowers with gold centers. The back is counter enameled in black as well. I first saw this pattern in a 2004 issue of Modernism magazine. Bovano recently ceased production. This piece is available at Five Corners Antiques in Essex Junction Vermont. The back is counter enameled in black as well.  Bovano 9 inch Confetti & Jewel ashtray:


Made by placing small bits of colored glass and one larger chunk of colored glass on the gold ground before firing, the final result is a geometric abstract pattern I have named "Confetti & Jewel". Bovano of Cheshire CT made many Midcentury enamel items from 1952-1964 in these abstract designs before shifting their production to more realistic three dimensional stand alone sculptures and wall pieces. This great 9 inch dish has rests to use it as an ashtray. These days, one can use it as a catch-all or a candy dish.

Pyrex juice server with text and images $12.50

 

Murano midcentury green mica sommerso bo $30.00

 

Bovano midcentury Green Flowers mod ash $25.00

 

Bovano 9 inch Confetti & Jewel ashtray $28.00

Carl Radke 2015 Amber fumed purple with blue leaves and silver vines California Poppy Toothpick Holder:


This Carl Radke 2015 signed toothpick holder stands 1 15/16 inches tall. It is blown into a traditional 1880-1895 American Art Glass shape, that being a double gourd form. It is made of two layers: the inner amber glass color layer and an outer layer of clear glass onto which the orange flowers, silver vines and blue leaves of the CA Poppy pattern are placed. It is then iriidized by a fuming process to create it lustrous purple highlight finish. It is signed on the bottom "Carl Radke 15" and carries his Phoenix Studios silver paper label.


It is as of 9/15 one of only four made in this shape and finish. It is in excellent condition. $125 plus Priority Mail shipping from 05452.


Carl Radke has been blowing glass since 1970. He was one of a vanguard of young artists who participated in the Renaissance of American Art Glass in the early 1970s.


Originated by Tiffany in 1881 and popular during the early part of the 20th century, Lustre Art Glass had fallen out of favor about 1925, practically becoming a lost art. In the latter part of the 1960s, the art programs of several California universities began to rekindle an interest in glassblowing in general and in Silver Art Glass specifically. Several of the young artists became fascinated with the medium and were caught up by the challenge of rediscovering this complex and sophisticated art form.


Lustre Glass is a very specialized glassblowing medium because of the silver content in the glass. It has always been one of the most costly forms of glass to produce. In addition to the high cost of the raw materials used in Lustre Glass, the raw glass can only be maintained in the oven for a short time before the color, quality, and texture of the glass batch begins to degenerate. These two factors prevent this volatile studio glass from being mass-produced in a larger factory environment. Thus, the specific formulae and high raw material costs have kept the blowing of Silver Lustre Art Glass in the hands of a few skillful artisans as the glass maker must be chemist as well as craftsman to work successfully in this medium.


Carl Radke is one of only a few glassblowers out of the thousands in the United States who continues to work in this difficult and traditional glass. His skill with glass and glass decoration has allowed him to "play" with the medium and to develop his unique creations.  Carl Radke 2015 Amber fumed purple with blue leaves and silver vines California Poppy Toothpick Holder:


This Carl Radke 2015 signed toothpick holder stands 1 7/8 inches tall. It is blown into a traditional 1880-1895 American Art Glass shape, that being a double gourd form. It is made of two layers: the inner amber glass color layer and an outer layer of clear glass onto which the orange flowers, silver vines and blue leaves of the CA Poppy pattern are placed. It is then iriidized by a fuming process to create it lustrous purple highlight finish. It is signed on the bottom "Carl Radke 15" and carries his Phoenix Studios silver paper label.


It is as of 9/15 one of only four made in this shape and finish. It is in excellent condition. $125 plus Priority Mail shipping from 05452.


Carl Radke has been blowing glass since 1970. He was one of a vanguard of young artists who participated in the Renaissance of American Art Glass in the early 1970s.


Originated by Tiffany in 1881 and popular during the early part of the 20th century, Lustre Art Glass had fallen out of favor about 1925, practically becoming a lost art. In the latter part of the 1960s, the art programs of several California universities began to rekindle an interest in glassblowing in general and in Silver Art Glass specifically. Several of the young artists became fascinated with the medium and were caught up by the challenge of rediscovering this complex and sophisticated art form.


Lustre Glass is a very specialized glassblowing medium because of the silver content in the glass. It has always been one of the most costly forms of glass to produce. In addition to the high cost of the raw materials used in Lustre Glass, the raw glass can only be maintained in the oven for a short time before the color, quality, and texture of the glass batch begins to degenerate. These two factors prevent this volatile studio glass from being mass-produced in a larger factory environment. Thus, the specific formulae and high raw material costs have kept the blowing of Silver Lustre Art Glass in the hands of a few skillful artisans as the glass maker must be chemist as well as craftsman to work successfully in this medium.


Carl Radke is one of only a few glassblowers out of the thousands in the United States who continues to work in this difficult and traditional glass. His skill with glass and glass decoration has allowed him to "play" with the medium and to develop his unique creations.  The Butterfly Gold pattern made its debut in 1970 and was designed by Gregory Mirow. The elements of the design are highly stylized: flower, butterflies, sheaf of wheat. 


It stayed in the line until the late 1980s or early 1990s though its date of departure is not exact.  The saucer used in all four versions of the cups were always Corelle saucers as they were meant to be part of a Corelle dinnerware service. 


This version of the cup holds 8 ounces and entered the line in 1981 and was available until 1986. 


Each cup is marked thus:  Pyrex Microwave Safe No  Stovetop or Broiler Corning USA.


All are in excellent condition. Price is for the set of four.


Go green! Save resources and purchase a piece of America's past. Sturdy, dependable, dishwasher-friendly, they are ready for your kitchen table today.


 In 1979, Libbey introduced what I consider to be one of their most modern lines of barware. They named it the "Ice" line. Here is how they described it in the 1979 Premier catalog on page 57:


"Cool, icy and thirst quenching. Refreshments never looked better than in new Ice. Available in Crystal and Gold 24-pieces sets for maximum consumer appeal."


This line only existed for ONE year. It is very hard to find! It came in three sizes:  #2477 - 9 ounce Rocks, #2479 - 12 1/2 ounce Beverage, and #2474 - 16 1/2 ounce Cooler.


This set of four is the 12 1/2 ounce Beverage size. The color is a dark Tawny brown. Each glass stands 5 1/2 inches tall. All are in excellent condition. Add them to your midcentury or retro bar today.


Go green! Save resources and purchase a piece of America's past. Sturdy, dependable, dishwasher-friendly, it is ready for your bar or man cave now. Price is for the set.

Carl Radke 2015 dark amber purple CA Pop $125.00

 

Carl Radke 2015 amber purple CA Poppy TP $125.00

 

Pyrex Butterfly Gold set 4 8 oz. cups sa $20.00

 

Libbey set (4) 1979 Ice line beverage gl $40.00

This desk item from the 1950s-1960s is called a perpetual calendar.  At least that's the name I have found it described by.  It's a fun and funky way to 'interact with time' on a daily basis as it is necessary to turn it over to reveal the next day's date.  This one features a scene of Quebec City and its iconic Chateau Frotenac. Both sides have an identical scene. 

 

Nice useful little item, measures 3 inches high, and made of chrome. Day, Date and month are changed by turning top over. In very good condition.  This pair of Fostoria American #269 6 inch tall cupped-in bud vases was made between 1940-1966. It is shown on page 68 of the Seligson book. They are in excellent condition. Price is for the pair.  Carl Radke 2014 Tall Yellow with a Blue & Gold Tut Pattern Toothpick Holder:


This Carl Radke 2014 signed toothpick holder stands 2 5/8 inches tall. It is a bit tall. I then asked Carl to make them 2 1/4 inches tall, which he did. It was one of the ones where he was trying to learn the form and get the right height. It is blown into a traditional 1880-1895 American Art Glass shape, that being a double gourd form but a wider one. It is made of one layer then decorated: the inner red glass color layer over which a yellow Tut pattern is placed. It is then iriidized to create it lustrous finish. It is signed on the bottom "Carl Radke 15" and carries his Phoenix Studios silver paper label. It was one of the original 36 prototypes Carl created for my display of his work at the 2015 40th Annual Convention of the NTHCS (National Toothpick Holder Collector’s Society).


It is in excellent condition. $100 plus Priority Mail shipping from 05452.


Carl Radke has been blowing glass since 1970. He was one of a vanguard of young artists who participated in the Renaissance of American Art Glass in the early 1970s.


Originated by Tiffany in 1881 and popular during the early part of the 20th century, Lustre Art Glass had fallen out of favor about 1925, practically becoming a lost art. In the latter part of the 1960s, the art programs of several California universities began to rekindle an interest in glassblowing in general and in Silver Art Glass specifically. Several of the young artists became fascinated with the medium and were caught up by the challenge of rediscovering this complex and sophisticated art form.


Lustre Glass is a very specialized glassblowing medium because of the silver content in the glass. It has always been one of the most costly forms of glass to produce. In addition to the high cost of the raw materials used in Lustre Glass, the raw glass can only be maintained in the oven for a short time before the color, quality, and texture of the glass batch begins to degenerate. These two factors prevent this volatile studio glass from being mass-produced in a larger factory environment. Thus, the specific formulae and high raw material costs have kept the blowing of Silver Lustre Art Glass in the hands of a few skillful artisans as the glass maker must be chemist as well as craftsman to work successfully in this medium.


Carl Radke is one of only a few glassblowers out of the thousands in the United States who continues to work in this difficult and traditional glass. His skill with glass and glass decoration has allowed him to "play" with the medium and to develop his unique creations.  Carl Radke 2014 Red with a Yellow Tut Pattern Toothpick Holder:


This Carl Radke 2014 signed toothpick holder stands 2 inches tall but its overall width is a smaller size than later ones Carl did for me. It was one of the ones where he was trying to learn the form and get the right diameter. It is blown into a traditional 1880-1895 American Art Glass shape, that being a double gourd form but a wider one. It is made of one layer then decorated: the inner red glass color layer over which a yellow Tut pattern is placed. It is then iriidized to create it lustrous finish. It is signed on the bottom "Carl Radke 15" and carries his Phoenix Studios silver paper label. It was one of the original 36 prototypes Carl created for my display of his work at the 2015 40th Annual Convention of the NTHCS (National Toothpick Holder Collector’s Society).


It is in excellent condition. $80 plus Priority Mail shipping from 05452.


Carl Radke has been blowing glass since 1970. He was one of a vanguard of young artists who participated in the Renaissance of American Art Glass in the early 1970s.


Originated by Tiffany in 1881 and popular during the early part of the 20th century, Lustre Art Glass had fallen out of favor about 1925, practically becoming a lost art. In the latter part of the 1960s, the art programs of several California universities began to rekindle an interest in glassblowing in general and in Silver Art Glass specifically. Several of the young artists became fascinated with the medium and were caught up by the challenge of rediscovering this complex and sophisticated art form.


Lustre Glass is a very specialized glassblowing medium because of the silver content in the glass. It has always been one of the most costly forms of glass to produce. In addition to the high cost of the raw materials used in Lustre Glass, the raw glass can only be maintained in the oven for a short time before the color, quality, and texture of the glass batch begins to degenerate. These two factors prevent this volatile studio glass from being mass-produced in a larger factory environment. Thus, the specific formulae and high raw material costs have kept the blowing of Silver Lustre Art Glass in the hands of a few skillful artisans as the glass maker must be chemist as well as craftsman to work successfully in this medium.


Carl Radke is one of only a few glassblowers out of the thousands in the United States who continues to work in this difficult and traditional glass. His skill with glass and glass decoration has allowed him to "play" with the medium and to develop his unique creations.

Vintage chrome Quebec perpetual calendar

 

Fostoria American #269 6 inch bud vase p $20.00

 

Carl Radke 2014 Tall Yellow with Blue Tu $100.00

 

Carl Radke 2014 Red with Yellow Tut TP




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