Throughout the ages, glass has always been a treasured and luxury item; the fact that this fragile material has survived in many ancient forms demonstrates the status associated with it. One of the joys of glass collecting is that objects can be found to match all budgets and - with the right display and lighting conditions - even inexpensive items can be made to look like museum exhibits! Glass is also an academically interesting subject offering vast amounts of study and research opportunity for the enquiring mind.
At Peter Wilson Fine Art Auctioneers we encounter a broad range of glass collecting interests. From Roman glass bottles and objects, to the finely detailed paperweights of the mid to late 19th century and 20th century, the moulded Art Déco forms of Lalique and other contemporary factories of the early 20th century, through to the modern glass artists and designers of the second half of the 20th century such as Danny Lane, Flavio Poli, Michael Harris, Gino Mazzuccato, and Samuel Herman to name just but a few.
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Suite of Bohemian glass, engraved and cut with stags, deer and hares within oval cartouches on facetted bodies, consisting of two decanters and ...
Sold for 750 GBP
Swarovski Crystal Glass Wild Horses model group, number 8221 of 10,000, with original packing case and certificate, booklet, leaflet and gloves.17cm ...
Sold for 800 GBP
Lalique vase, moulded with Eterel pattern, moulded mark to base, 14.5cm high Condition report: three minor nicks to the rim but no other damages.
Sold for 300 GBP
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