Useful Antique + Collectable Glass Links
Listed below are links to antique + collectable glass related websites, that people may find useful. I have used many of these myself and have found them to be a valuable resource when researching vintage glassware.
Glass Reference Sites
- Murano Zoo - Anita Caudle's website for Murano glass animals.
- www.muranonet.com/glossary - Glossary of terms used in Murano glassmaking.
- www.aseguso.com/quaderni - Online books about Archimede Seguso.
- www.designlasi.com - Superb reference website on Finnish glass, including Riihimaki, Iittala, Humpilla, Nuutajarvi and more!
- www.marikan-maljakot.com - Huge gallery of Iittala glass.
- www.hardernet.dk - Simply the best website for identifying Holmegaard glass!
- www.faglaviksglas.se - Website about lesser known Swedish glassmaker Fåglaviks Glasbruk.
- www.glassfromsweden.com - Useful information on date codes and designers for Kosta Boda and Orrefors.
- www.bergdala-glastekniska-museum.se - Several original Swedish glass catalogues available online.
- www.effie-graa.com - Lots of useful info on PLUS Glass from Norway.
- www.chanceglass.net - David Encill's comprehensive guide to Chance Glass.
- www.whitefriars.org - Peter Olives Whitefriars website with online catalogues.
- www.whitefriarsglasscatalogues.blogspot.co.uk - Whitefriars blog with links to original Whitefriars catalogues.
- www.whitefriars.glass - Whitefriars reference website created by Headstone Manor & Museum.
- www.victorianpressedglass.com - Large gallery of Sowerby and other Victorian pressed glass, with catalogue scans.
- www.ysartglass.com - Frank Andrews' fantastic website on Scottish glassworks Monart, Vasart, Strathearn and more.
- www.istvankomaromy.com - Information and gallery of work by Istvan Komaromy.
- www.jdl.co.nz/thoswebb.html - Info on Thomas Webb & Sons.
- www.jdl.co.nz/webbandcorbett.html - Info on Webb & Corbett Ltd.
- www.whitefriarsglasswannabees.blogspot.co.uk - Emmi Smith's guide to glass commonly mistaken for Whitefriars.
- www.scotlandsglass.co.uk - A website covering 400 years of Scottish glass.
Czech / Bohemian Glass
- www.kralik-glass.com - Fantastic site for identifying Bohemian glass by Kralik, Loetz, Welz, Pallme-König and Rindskopf.
- www.cs-sklo.cz - Great website by Jindřich Pařík with lots of catalogues from Bohemian / Czech glass manufacturers.
- www.moserglass.net - Wonderful gallery of Moser glassware.
- www.loetz.com - Eddy Scheepers superb site on Loetz glass, also includes information on Kralik, Rindskopf, Pallme-König and Dugan.
- www.bohemianglasscollector.blogspot.ca - Very helpful blog site on Bohemian glass, including Kralik, Loetz, Rindskopf and Pallme-König.
Art Deco Glass
- www.pressglas-pavillon.de - Pamela Wessendorf's superb site with a huge gallery on pressed glass.
- www.black-poppy.co.uk - Collection of Art Deco Flower Frogs & Collectable Pressed Glass.
- www.glas-musterbuch.de - Large collection of scanned original product catalogues of Art Deco glass and more.
- www.glasstrinketsets.com - Anne's wonderful website for the identification of glass trinket sets, mostly Art Deco.
- www.cloudglass.com - Chris & Val's wonderful site on all things cloud glass.
- www.vaselineglass.org - The Vaseline glass collectors website.
- www.carnivalglassworldwide.com - Glen & Steve Thistlewood's Carnival Glass site.
- www.ddoty.com - David Doty's Carnival glass website.
- www.pressglas-korrespondenz.de - Siegmar Geiselberger's site on pressed glass.
- www.great-glass.co.uk - Philip & Annes excellent glass site.
- www.hogelandshoeve.nl - Fantastic website on Dutch and Belgian glass.
- www.cambridgeglass.org - National Cambridge Collectors (NCC) website about Cambridge glass.
- www.dudley.gov.uk/glassmuseum - Broadfield House glass museum.
- www.mindspring.com/~reyne/neowhatsis.html - An explanation of Neodymium glass by Judith Van Buskirk-Gugudan.
- www.1st-glass.1st-things.com - Great website with many galleries of glassware, and the very useful Victorian Glass Registration Lozenge Translator.
- www.glassencyclopedia.com - Angela Bowey's website on all things glass, with many informative articles.
- www.depression-glass.net - The Glass Collecting Portal. Depression, Elegant, 40's, 50's and 60's, Fire-King, and Mosser Miniature glass for sale.
- www.chaletvintageartglass.com - Website about Canadian glass "Chalet", with forum.
- www.blenkocollectors.com - Gallery of Blenko American glass.
- www.kuripa.co.jp - Information on Japanese art glass.
- www.glassmessages.com - Angela Boweys wonderful glass message board, the biggest and best forum for antique + collectable glass, many regular members being glass experts and book authors. Got a question about glass? Ask it here!
- www.potteryandglass.forumandco.com - Fantastic forum with information and discussions on many types of antique + collectable glass, as well as Fat Lava, West + East German pottery.
- www.fossilfly.com - Superb forum specifically for Murano glass.
Other Glass Related Websites
- www.artglasspottery.com - 20th century glass & pottery shop & links site.
- www.glassfairs.co.uk - Britain’s leading antique and collectable glass fair – With a wide choice of glassware, from 18th Century drinking glasses through to modern Studio Glass.
- www.glassassociation.org.uk - If you are interested in glass and glass making, the Glass Association has the wide-ranging expertise and fellowship that you need.
- www.cambridgeglassfair.com - Website with details of the Cambridge Glass Fair.
Pottery Reference Sites
- Rob's Poole Pottery Collection - Photos of Rob's own collection of Poole pottery, together with lists of marks, and other useful reference materials. Lots of information and high quality pictures.
- www.perfectpieces.co.uk - Specialists in British pottery from the 20th century including Troika Pottery, PenDelfin Rabbits, Carlton Ware and Poole pottery. Perfect Pieces also offers an online Pottery marks guide.
www.decolibri.nl - De Colibri is a little shop in Amsterdam, filled with all kinds of 20th century glass and earthenware.
- www.tudor-rose-antiques.co.uk - Antiques Centre - Decorative antique furniture - Tudor Rose Antiques :
offers huge stock of antique furniture, and also specialize in providing other antique items such antique paintings.
- www.manddmoir.co.uk - Art Nouveau and Art Deco glass specialising in Rene Lalique, Daum, Moser, WMF ikora, Emile galle, LC tiffany etc
- www.glasscottage.net - Specializing
in Depression Era Glass, Fiesta, Fiestaware,
Vintage Costume Jewelry, Hull, Heisey, Nippon, Noritake, and Sarah Coventry
- www.historyandnostalgia.com - Your On-Line Catalogue of Memorabilia, Antiques & Collectibles
- www.anthonyshort.co.uk - Antique Furniture UK - Works of Art - Period Antiques - Country Furniture, English Furniture, Sussex
Anthony Short antiques in Petworth, Sussex, UK provides excellent collection of antique furniture, works of art, period antiques, country furniture and English furniture. Stock includes tables, chairs, bookcases, sideboards, chests, clocks, etc.
- www.johncornallantiques.com - John Cornall Antiques UK: Country Furniture – Pine Painted Furniture, Folk Art, Antique Textiles
Dealing in importing and exporting antique country furniture, antique painted pine, painted furniture, rustic furniture, Russian antiques, European antiques, folk art, antique textiles, 20th century art decoration from across the UK and Europe.
- www.heatherdenhamantiques.co.uk - French Decorative Furniture UK - English Decorative Furniture - French Antiques - Soft Furnishings
Providing high quality French decorative furniture, English decorative furniture, French antiques, English antiques and soft furnishings. Antique chairs, antique sofas, antique mirrors, antique chandeliers and antique garden furniture.
- www.wilkinsonantiques.co.uk - Period Furniture UK, Antique Furniture: Antique Office Furniture, Decorative Furniture, Country Furniture. Wilkinson Antiques, UK provides fantastic stock of Period furniture, antique furniture, decorative furniture and antique office furniture which mainly includes country furniture, formal furniture, mahogany furniture, walnut furniture, rosewood furniture, Victorian furniture and Georgian furniture.
- www.annetteputtnamantiques.co.uk - Antique Furniture UK - Decorative Furniture - English Antiques - European Antiques - Decorative Collective. Annette Puttnam Antiques in Petworth, Sussex, UK provides antique furniture, decorative furniture, English antiques, European antiques, decorative collective, large garden ornaments, antique garden furniture and garden antiques from 20th century dealers.
- www.arcadiaantiques.co.uk - Arcadia Antiques UK:: Antique Furniture, Decorative Antiques, Antique Country Furniture. Arcadia Antiques UK, deals in high quality antique furniture, decorative antiques, antique country furniture, oak furniture and painted furniture that includes antique chairs, antique tables, antique bookcases, antique desks, antique buffets, antique armoires.
- www.collectorsweekly.com - Reference information on hundreds of antiques and collecting categories. Research, browse, explore and learn....
- Antique Dealers, Collectors Directory - Antique dealers and collectors of antiques.
- www.greatestwineglass.com - Silhouette wine glasses are the perfect solution to shoppers looking to purchase wine gifts for their family, friends, co-workers, or just their favorite wine lover.
- www.crystal-awards-supplier.co.uk - UK supplier of crystal and glassware awards, offered with free engraving (sandblasting) of text and logos. Ideal as awards trophies or corporate gifts. Includes brand name crystal such as Edinburgh Crystal, Shire Crystal, Stuart Crystal and Waterford Crystal.
- www.riordanartistry.com - Premium Sandblast Etching in Crystal, Glass and Marble.