VioletOrange

Ohio

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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Frans and Marguerite Wildenhain Pots - Potteryin Pottery
HappY  HOWL - ah - WEhn - Advertisingin Advertising
Christmas Eve, 1862 (from Harper's Weekly) - Paperin Paper
Imperial Lead Lustre Vases - Imperial Glass Company, Bellaire, Ohio, 1925-26 - Art Glassin Art Glass
Imperial Lead Lustre Vases in Shape 618 - Imperial Glass Company, Bellaire, Ohio, 1925-26 - Art Glassin Art Glass
Four Imperial Lead Lustre Vases - Art Glassin Art Glass
Three Imperial Lead Lustre Shape #618 Vases - Imperial Glass Company, Bellaire, Ohio, 1925-26 - Art Glassin Art Glass
Very Rare Imperial Lead Lustre Example in the #37 Decor - Imperial Glass Company, Bellaire, Ohio, 1925-26 - Art Glassin Art Glass
Imperial Lead Lustre Vases with "Marbleized" Decors - Imperial Glass Company, Bellaire, Ohio, 1925-26 - Art Glassin Art Glass
Imperial Lead Lustre Vases with "Leaf & Vine" Decors - Imperial Glass Company, Bellaire, Ohio, 1925-26 - Art Glassin Art Glass

Comments

  1. I really enjoyed reading/learning from this post. Thank you.
  2. Thanks for the lovely comment, ho2cultcha
  3. Artfoot, thanks, the markings are all like these two: http://i1099.photobucket.com/albums/g394/violetorange/Frans%20Willdenhain%20Banded%20Vase%20Mark_zpsobc6wlad.jpg http://i1099.photobucket.com/...
  4. Thanks so much, Sean
  5. Thanks so much, Phil
  6. I have had a website on Imperial Art Glass for 7+ years now - researching/posting/adding/correcting etc. A huge amount of work. I suspect your efforts dwarf mine. Thank you.
  7. I really appreciate these!!
  8. Wonderful write up, possibly saves this man's history from oblivion
  9. Thank you, Elisabethan
  10. TonyC, NOT a beautiful, stunning or fabulous comment. Take a hike.
  11. Alan & Phil, Thank you so very much for your kind words. The very best to you both in 2017. Ernie
  12. Thanks so much Phil.
  13. Her hair and the boa almost seem to merge into one !
  14. Thank you so much for your thoughtfulness Penny. Merry Christmas and a great 2017 to you and yours. Ernie
  15. Exceptional and fine - congratulations
  16. Thanks Penny, you have just made me feel good - had a rough 24 hours. I appreciate you. Ernie
  17. Thanks Sean
  18. Thank you valentino97
  19. Thank you Alan
  20. Thanks so much Phil
  21. Thanks all. antiquerose, at 99 Mom's stylish and "with it". Appreciate your comments.
  22. VERY nice
  23. Extraordinarily beautiful and in the right home.
  24. Beautiful indeed, thanks for sharing this with me.
  25. agritty, on the bottom.
  26. Thank you Gillian
  27. Thanks again, Sean
  28. Thanks Sean
  29. A favorite of mine, Phil.
  30. Beautiful and moving, Celine. Thank you very much.
  31. Yes Celiene, he is
  32. Appreciate your comments, Celiene
  33. Thanks so much Phil
  34. a treasure
  35. Thanks again, Fionablack
  36. Thanks Fionablack
  37. Thanks Windwalker
  38. Thanks Virginia
  39. Thanks again Phil
  40. Thanks Phil
  41. Yes, all are Imperial Glass, Bellaire, Ohio. Their Lead Lustre line, circa 1925.
  42. Diverse and beautiful display. Very impressive.
  43. I hate you too Phil - LOL
  44. Thank you, Nicefice
  45. I'm in my 60's. Up through the seventh grade there were three grades in each classroom in my school in Lafferty, Ohio - a rural coal mining town. Our high school (and those in other local towns) play...
  46. Thanks so much ho2cultcha
  47. Thank you, sklo42. #4 my favorite, indeed never seen one like it before
  48. sklo42, Thanks so much, I would enjoy seeing your examples.
  49. Wonderful collection
  50. Best of the New Year to you, Sean
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