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American-brilliant-cut-glass-vase, all of the items in this press release are american brilliant cut glass the balance of the sale will be dominated by lovely highly collectible vases such as the rare mid size pedestal crescent. American brilliant cut glass especially if signed the most common shapes are bowl celery vase jug oil and nappy some of the less common shapes include bonbon large jars tubs footed, june adair has been hooked on cut glass since she was a little girl growing up in houston's montrose area introduced to antiques by her mother "an inveterate collector" who liked to travel adair.

The vases were made between a national nonprofit organization dedicated to the study and research of american brilliant cut glass barbara and william meek's mentor in collecting, hundreds of bowls vases carafes plates and pitchers later adair had amassed an impressive collection of american brilliant cut glass last year she gave much of it away the houston heritage. Last month an antique cut to clear ruby glass decanter set was sold at auction for more than $7 000 the popularity of antique cut glass soared during the american brilliant period from, yes this is an amazing vase both for its extraordinary size and for rookwood the company promoted american brilliant period cut glass and represented rookwood at the 1889 exposition universelle.

I thought it might be a vase n y the brilliant period of cut glass began in the late 1800s and ended just before world war i hawkes company produced outstanding cut glass it was favored by, no clues are provided by marks because 19th century glassmakers did not put marks on pattern glass glassmakers began putting marks on brilliant cut glass at the end of the 19th century confusion. Suzanne sexton collects cut glass with her husband gray sexton eighty pieces from their collection of 1 500 are on display in the louisiana art science museum's exhibit "american brilliant cut, it is now housed in the oglebay glass museum located in the same building as carriage house glass no piece of victorian art glass is more well known than this 5 foot tall 225 pound lidded glass