Bottle makers and their marks by julian harrison toulouse, 1971, t. Massproduced by manufacturers such as federal glass, macbethevans, and hocking glass, this molded glassware came in beautiful colors and patterns to suit every taste. They are pretty much unchanged since the first century a. May 05, 2017 bottle makers and their marks by julian harrison toulouse, 1971, t. Hallmarks book for collectors over 700 pages read on your ipad or tablet. Its also distinctive for its coloring, with pink, pale blue, green, and amber being more common, and yellow, jadeite, ultra marine, and delphite more rare. See more ideas about glass, vintage glassware and antique glass. A selection of signatures from stained glass windows. There are many excellent resources of identification marks including books, price.
Search for other glassbeveled, carved, etched, ornamental, etc in mathews on the real yellow pages. Rocks glasses glassware barware makers mark gift shop. Bronzeclad most bronzeclad bookends were made during the art deco period of 1920 to 1935. Walt pich has not only cataloged the 400 marks in this book. Pricing and identification guides for cranberry glass. My autobiography is the fascinating life story of the worlds premier bourbon brand, maker s mark. The roaring twenties fostered a thriving business for a handful of us companies working in bronzeclad, producing a large variety of bookends, figurines, and religious statuettes. Any contributions by readers of photos or line drawings of other makers labels or marks would be most welcome n. Makers mark bourbon wax dipped snifter glass set of 2. The reference book bottle makers and their marks by julian toulouse 1971 which this list is based on discussed farther down on this page contains an. Painted glass signed ar associated with alexander vershinin. Encyclopedia of manufacturers marks on glass containers the purpose of this encyclopedia is to update the venerable and outdated classic bottle makers and their marks, published by julian harrison toulouse in 1971.
We believe in media as a vehicle from which we can push culture and society forward, with the help of our exceptional contributors. Depression glass brought a little cheer into the dreary times of the late 1920s through the early 1940s. Familiarize yourself with the terminology and makers of milk glass. It is worth, however, building up a library of books covering the field you are interested in as a book will always have something to teach you. Specialty books like the milk glass book, collectors encyclopedia of milk and yesterdays milk glass are helpful in identifying milk glass hallmarks. Glassbook is a creative network of forward thinkers, inspired artists, and individuals who crave positive change. Makers marks and patterns to identify glassware and art glass pieces.
My autobiography is the fascinating life story of the worlds premier bourbon brand, makers mark. Wax dipped glasses, personalized barrel heads, decanters and bourbon balls. The reference book bottle makers and their marks by julian toulouse 1971 which this list is based on discussed farther down on this page contains an appendix listing of glass marks used by glass companies around the world, most of which are not listed here. It often leaves an irregular or ringshaped scar on the base when removed. Many books available offer descriptions and photographs. The english goldsmiths marks from 1400 to 1900 1 makers marks and hallmarks from england, scotland, and ireland rare reference book. In 1980, they reduced the size of the mark and included a numeral designating the decade 8 for 1980s, 9 for 1990s, 0 for 2000. Officially licensed makers mark glasses and barware. Depression glass might not be the finest quality you can find, but its historical importance has put it in high demand among collectors. Boyds mason written with uppercase letters, boyd is handwritten, signaturelike with lowercase letters.
As many of the enquiries are likely to be about who made or designed this window i think it would be useful for the group to keep a discussion thread with links to these sets, and a place where. Despite the title, it actually includes trademarks up to, and even beyond, the 1960s see some books on glass, f to l for. Glassmaker definition of glassmaker by the free dictionary. It is sometimes confused with anchor hocking glass co. Usually embossed on the base, marks may also appear on the lower heel area on certain types of bottles, especially sodas. Ludwig moser 18331916 originally a retailer opened a workshop at karlsbad in 1857. Shes written over 400 articles on antique collecting for the spruce crafts. From its proud but humble beginnings in happy hollow, kentucky, the brand has grown to near cult status around the world, avidly sought after by spirits connoisseurs who crave its smooth, complex, and unique taste, and who appreciate the master craftsmanship of a product made the oldfashioned.
The official online store of makers mark kentucky bourbon whisky. Early cut glass marks old and sold antiques auction. Mark glassmaker and his experienced guides will take you on amazing alaska fishing trips on the kenai and beyond. Toulouse did a fantastic job, using the available technology of the 1960s.
Cambridge glass used two marks to identify its products. Information on caring for antiques such as glass, silver and rugs. Prior to 1920, the cambridge glass company marked glass with near cut. Portfolio about galleries projects coming events contact us some of our work is out of this world. In 1893 took over meierhofen, novy dvory nr karlsbad. Jun 19, 2015 explore 2nlbennetts board glass maker markings, followed. Identification marks on glass pieces are typically one, or any combination, of the following. The classic published reference on the subject of makers markings, as noted above, is the aptly named bottle makers and their marks by dr. A number of books on pressed glass exist although many are out of print.
Collecting vintage victorian pressed glass antique marks. American cut glass of the 19th century of course embraces all cut glass made in the hundred years bracketed between 1801 and the end of the year 1900. Recent examples on the web colbert worried about the dominance of venetian glassmakers. Makers mark is set to unveil an outdoor exhibition of works by internationally renowned glass artist dale chihuly at its loretto, kentucky, distillery grounds and open it to visitors july 1.
Incredibly, a romanperiod worker could walk into a small glassblowing studio today and, with little. For the first time, ordinary people were able to buy affordable decorative glass objects as well as domestic glassware. Early cut glass marks article orginally published july 1952 glass. Fenton marks when fenton introduced its lines or reissued carnival glass in 1970, they marked the glass with an oval with the word fenton in script inside. It also assigns a level of rarity to each mark, which is fantastic for new and seasoned collectors. Makers mark raises profile with chihuly art exhibit. Glass collecting magazines such as american pottery and glass reporter also provide useful information. This iron cross mark appears on some stretch glass, primarily imperial. The book is filled with information that could only have come from a factory insider. The art deco aesthetic originated in paris in the early decades. This mark was used on open salts, glass shoes, and hats, candy containers, butter dishes, and other items generally made of slag glass, and sometimes with a carnival finish. No matter what youre looking for or where you are in the world, our global marketplace of sellers can help you find unique and affordable options. Below are some great links we have discovered on the web that can help you. Jan 01, 2010 walt pich has not only cataloged the 400 marks in this book.
Avons 1876 cape cod collection glass dinnerware, 2nd ed by. Murano scandinavian british czech maltese german other. Glassware identification links and selected production dates. Check to see if the mark indicates cambridge glass. We dont share your credit card details with thirdparty sellers, and we dont sell your information to others. Encyclopedia of manufacturers marks on glass containers. Published in 1971, this book is a good source of information on bottle makers marks and the history of the companies that produced them. Apr 01, 2009 i sped through the glass maker s daughter faster than the buccaneers apprentice only because i found that i could not put the book down.
By his own count, toulouse offered information on more than 1,200 different marks found on glass bottles and jars. Makers mark brings outdoor exhibit by glass artist chihuly. All about glass pictured below are the basic tools used by glassblowers working at the furnace as opposed to those working at the lamp flameworking or lampworking. Pottery marks history of porcelain and pottery digital antiques books antique. Pricing and identification guides for slag glass lamp. As many of the enquiries are likely to be about who made or designed this window i think it would be useful for the group to keep a discussion thread with links to these sets, and a place where new marks can filed. Glass dictionary the pontil, or punty, is a solid metal rod that is usually tipped with a wad of hot glass, then applied to the base of a vessel to hold it during manufacture. Personalized and wax dipped decanters, rocks glasses and shot glasses. Admittedly, this is by no means a comprehensive selection yet, but we hope it may still be of some help in identifying manufacturers we would like to be able to expand this section much further. Click on the images below to view individual galleries. See more ideas about makers mark, vintage glassware and antique glass. Gl maker mark identification in all its glory 2018 antique glass bottles, antique. The sowerby factory started producing pressed glass items in coloured glass and eventually. You will have the chance to catch trophy fish in alaskas most spectacular and renowned fishing locations for an anglers dream come true.
Magic lies at the heart of cassaforte, medieval city of. Pamela is an antique expert and the author of three books on the subject. Glass manufacturers marks on bottles and other glassware. Most bronzeclad bookends were made during the art deco period of 1920 to 1935.
Etsy is the home to thousands of handmade, vintage, and oneofakind products and gifts related to your search. Find makers marks or hallmarks to identify cranberry glass and research through millions of auction records for cranberry glass to learn the worth of your collection. Toulouse, in fact, spent his career in the glass manufacturing industry before he wrote his two books on. Working in stained glass myself i have to confess i have also. For patterns made from molds bought from other glass makers, fenton uses a script f. Instant appraisal and makers marks for slag glass lamp.
Pressed glass frequently asked questions english pressed. Glassmaker definition of glassmaker by merriamwebster. Buy vintage glass products in our online glass store. The economist, chinas industrial policy has worked better than critics think, 2 jan. A very influential glassmaking dynasty owning many glassworks during the. Shown below are signatures and marks found on glassware from various countries. Unfortunately more often than not windows go unsigned, leaving a puzzle for succeeding generations. The opalescent or frosted pressed glass pieces were manufactured in czechoslovakia by the josef inwald company. According to lorraine kovar in her book, the westmoreland story, the mark. Jun 16, 2017 makers mark is set to unveil an outdoor exhibition of works by internationally renowned glass artist dale chihuly at its loretto, kentucky, distillery grounds and open it to visitors july 1. This book is crammed full of well organized illustrations, history, and geewiz.
The classic published reference on the subject of maker s markings, as noted above, is the aptly named bottle makers and their marks by dr. Mar 21, 2011 i notice that a number of flickr stained glass enthusiasts have sets of photos of different maker s marks. The accuracy of information in some of the older books may also be questionable in parts. Cut glass marks and labels used by 19th century makers. As most of you who collect glassware or china know, many of the companies who offer glassware, or have done so in the past, also offer limoges. On earlier flasks, fruit jars, and soda bottles, and especially examples produced in the midnineteenth century period 1840s1860s, the full factory name or initials may be embossed across the front. Glass bottle marks page four glass manufacturers marks seen on bottles and other types of glassware note. Find makers marks or hallmarks to identify slag glass lamp and research through millions of auction records for slag glass lamp to learn the worth of your collection. The following is quoted from the introduction to the book bottle makers and their marks by dr. Our payment security system encrypts your information during transmission.1241 1525 943 945 233 1545 960 1502 1149 798 1125 1059 27 894 397 530 640 1563 1259 1196 628 1008 351 1098 57 814 560 302 1150 1127 1429 554 1343 188 1450 355 1609 787 908 994 170 973 900 889 814 593