I started collecting art glass and art pottery in my early twenties - a long time ago. Never could stay focused on anything in particular. Currently my collections iI started collecting art glass and art pottery in my early twenties - a long time ago. Never could stay focused on anything in particular. Currently my collections include some Loetz and other Bohemian glass, Imperial Art Glass from 1923-26, French ceramics from the late 19th Century through 1930 or so, German "Fat Lava", German post WWII studio ceramics, some mid-2oth Century American pots (Scheier, Beatrice Wood, Wildenhain/s, etc), Taxile Doat, George Ohr, Patrick Nordstrom, Libbey Glass, Ohio Potteries, Fulper, etc, etc. I believe I have a "good eye" but I am not an expert in most of what I collect. My thinking is to share pictures from my collection and relate whatever I do know about the objects - with the hope that, from time to time, other more knowledgeable collectors can add to the "conversation". (Read more)


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Royal Bonn Ruysdael Jugendstil Art Pottery Vase - Art Nouveauin Art Nouveau
Owen China Company "Swastika Keramos" Line - Art Potteryin Art Pottery
Buttressed French Vase Signed Georges Bourgeot  - Art Nouveauin Art Nouveau
GDV: Bruere, France - Art Nouveauin Art Nouveau
Pierrefonds Vase - Art Nouveauin Art Nouveau
Henri de Vallombreuse, Ecole de Carriès , Carved Vase - Art Nouveauin Art Nouveau
Abbé Pierre Pacton & André  Minil , Ecole de Carriès , Grotesque Pitcher/Mask - Art Nouveauin Art Nouveau
Ivy Espalier by Georges Hoentschel - Art Nouveauin Art Nouveau
Séraphin Nikolaevich Soudbinine "Tree of Life" Stoneware Covered Jar with Dragon Lid - Art Potteryin Art Pottery
Four Imperial Lead Lustre Close-Ups - Art Glassin Art Glass


  1. Penny, From someone with demonstrably great taste, your comments have made my day! Thank you. Ernie
  2. Yes, thanks for those comments sklo42
  3. Thanks so much jensen, I follow you and enjoy your ceramic posts .
  4. Yes indeed racer4four, thanks
  5. Thanks Sean
  6. Wonderful story and special painting!
  7. Grat post - worth the wait!
  8. Thank you so much jensen
  9. Lisa, I appreciate your interest and positive feedback immensely. Thank you for your kind words. Ernie
  10. Glass on glass, love it.
  11. Thanks, Penny & sklo42
  12. VERY nice, Frank!
  13. I looked at the photo and immediately wrote the comment - sorry I should have read first, asked second.
  14. Very nice, is this two colors of paint with one blotted on over the base coat - or is it more complicated than that?
  15. racer4four, There is not a lot of information available on this company. It did win the gold medal for the best semi-porcelain dinnerware at the international Louisiana Purchase Exposition, informa...
  16. fledermaus, thanks for identifying the glazes. I very much appreciate it.
  17. Thanks Phil
  18. vetraio50, I think the book might be available as an e-book for free - but I'm not sure.
  19. Thanks Sean
  20. Frank, I like this real color more too
  21. Thank you antiquerose
  22. SEAN68, Thank you so much
  23. SEAN68, I have 7 or 8 of these lard tins:
  24. Thank you so much, nutsabotas6
  25. Thank you one & all. austrohungaro, I am retired now and living in a small (5,000 population) town in Ohio near where I grew up. Most of the French examples I have I purchased 20+ years ago in New...
  26. Thanks Alan, I never thought of fish fossils but I believe that could be exactly right!
  27. Thanks guys
  28. Thank you everyone. I just joined a group on Facebook whose interest is Art Nouveau Ceramics. I learned some additional information there regarding this example: Likely designed by Julien Dupagny...
  29. Thank you austrohungaro
  30. Loved that song "then" - love it "today" THANK YOU
  31. Thanks Penny & fledermaus
  32. Thank you jensen, fledermaus, SEAN68 and melaniej
  33. cogito, Great Facebook group. I will watch regularly and would be happy to post.
  34. cogito, Jason Jacques does command the highest prices. It is a little strange though that he can't seem to afford ANY clothes. Have you seen his advertisements where he is "wearing" nothing but str...
  35. You are never boring Penny. Thank you.
  36. Thanks Alan & Penny
  37. cogito, You didn't miss it - unless you have a time machine. Got it 20 years ago in NYC. Enjoyed your earlier Delaherche post. Ernie
  38. cogito, Thanks. I have had it for over 20 years, bought it in NYC at the Showplace Antique Center on 26th Street - a very nice man, Earl Johnson of "Ensemble" sold it to me.
  39. Thank you antiquerose, racer4four and austrohungaro
  40. maryh1956, Yes, here:
  41. blunderbuss2, must have been some Saturday night!!
  42. REALLY a wonderful find
  43. Thank you SEAN68
  44. Thanks very much, Phil
  45. Thank you Vetraio50, SEAN68 and fledermaus (a wonderful and very special Massier indeed that you have)
  47. Thank you everyone
  48. Thank you surfdub66
  49. Thanks Phil - a sad end indeed, if correct - but the art lives on.
  50. Thanks everyone
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