Tag Archives: carnival glass

Is it a stretch vase or a swung vase?

Stretch and swing glass vases are different types of vases. It pays to learn the difference! Continue reading

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Not all carnival glass is…well, carnivally-looking.

I’ve had this carnival glass bowl forever, and always knew what it was. My mom said the “N” meant it was made by Northwood, and it’s one of their more common patterns, Bullseye and Leaves. It was also called dope … Continue reading

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The Museum of American Glass: A celebration of America’s first industry.

I really meant to sell ALL of the EAPG and American Brilliant pieces from our Janvier Road bungalow. I really did. I mean, who needs old-fashioned, elaborately patterned glassware from 100 or more years ago? Someone who holds them in … Continue reading

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A Federal Case: Petal Pattern #2829

Found another one! Pattern, that is. I unpacked this gorgeous bowl from the Janvier Road collection and, as usual, had no idea which search terms to use. By accident I saw a similar bowl labeled as a “petal” shape – … Continue reading

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