Thursday, October 6, 2016

Vintage Fenton Ruffle Silver Crest Milk Glass Sandwich Plate w/ Center Handle (#1053)

This is a Vintage Fenton Silver Crest milk glass sandwich plate with center handle. It's about 12 1/2" in diameter.

The glass looks excellent without scratching or wear, and the handle looks good as new!

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Rare Unique Kosta Boda Etched Footed Vase with Flying Bird; Numbered (#1052)


This is a rare, unique vintage Kosta Boda Clear Glass Footed Vase with a flying bird etched on the front. This measures 7 1/8 inches in height, on the top-  width is approximately 4 inches and on the base - 3 inches. From top the bottom, there is a ripple pattern. I counted 3 ripples. There is a gold Kosta Boda manufacture sticker on the bottom of the vase and a gold sticker with the number 30 on the vase's foot. 


This is a fine and scarce vintage Swedish hand blown glass spiral shaped paperweight  Signed to FM RONNEBY SWEDEN to the base- 17385
The shape is a swirl of heavy cased glass----Made by Färe-Marcolin in Ronneby, Sweden.   (It is a little under 3 1/2" tall and approximately 3 1/4" wide.)

c. 1970′s

Marquis Waterford Crystal Glass desk clock (#1050)

This is a beautiful Marquis Waterford desk clock. It measures 2 3/4 inches tall by 4 1/2 inches wide. The clock was purchased from an estate and as far as I know never has been used. It still has the manufacturer sticker attached. I have never dismantled it to change the battery on this to get it ticking.

Monday, September 26, 2016

Vintage Scandinavian Etched Glass Vase with Swan (#1049)

This is a Scandinavian etched glass vase with a swan. Please see photos for accurate description. This measures 5 7/8 inches in height and 9 inches in circumferences.

Stunning Vintage Block Crystal Vase (#1048)

This is a stunning vintage heavy block glass crystal vase.  See photos for description. This measures 9 inches in height and approximately 11 inches in circumference. 

Kosta Boda Crystal Raindrop Vase By Goran Warff #47800; Makers Mark & Numbered (#1047)

This is a signed Kosta Boda Vase. The glass is pretty thick. I am proud to have collected a great deal of Kosta Boda pieces, many I have sold to collectors. Kosta Boda Art Glass pieces are indeed a collector's treasure. As you can see from the photos, this is quite lovely.This measures approximately 8 7/8 inches in height and s a 11 inch circumference. 

Vintage Crystal Val St. Lambert bowl with Silver plate base - SIGNED (#1046)

This is a lovely Val St. Lambert crystal bowl with silver plated base. The silver needs polishing and is being sold as is. See signature and markings in photo above.

Vintage Blenko Round Mouth Pinch Art Glass Vase, Ice Blue, 1950s (#1045)

This is a Blenko round mouth pinch vase in Ice Blue, I think...which would date it to 1951-53. The larger sized versions of this vase are accredited to Winslow Andersen, and I would suspect this is his design as well. 

This measures a little over 6 1/2 inches tall and 17 inched in girth

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

AMICI Water Goblet Glass Animal Print Leopard Safari Wine Italy (#1044)

This is an Amici Water Goblet with an animal leopard print design. The Amici sticker is attached as shown in the above photo. It stands at 7 1/4 inches high and 3 7/8 inches wide.

The glass is thick, cased and the goblet itself is heavy. Add to your assorted collection of goblets or start one!

Size 11 Merona Wedge Sandals Black 3.5" Heels Strappy Elastic Cute (#1043)

This a gorgeous black pair of Merona sandals in size 11. 

Stained Glass Suncatcher for Baby with Umbrella, Teddy bear and Duck (#1042)

This is such an adorable stained glass sun-catcher, made to stand any window. It measures 10 inches wide and 9 3/4 inches in height. The colors and objects in the stained glass is a lemon-yellow umbrella, cobalt-blue water, a caramel-tan teddy bear and a coral duck. There is also a building white block with red "B" drawn on it.

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Rare Vintage Stained Glass and Metal Owl Handheld Bell Suncatcher Red, Turquoise (#1041)

This is a unique retro metal bell with a stained glass style owl as the handle. The glass is turquoise and red, while the metal has a brushed dark gray finish. The bell measures 5.5 inches tall and still works. There is a fair amount of wear on the metal--- beautiful patina. The photos are a good representation of its condition.

Monday, September 19, 2016

Size 11 Rialto Red Beaded Slingback Thong Sandals (#1040)

These are a pair of size 11 Rialto Red Beaded Slingback Thong Sandals.

Vintage Brass Rocking Horse Taper Candle Holder (#1039)

Vintage Brass Rocking Horse Taper Candle Holder. Measures: 3 1/2" high X 4" long

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Comfort Plus Karmen Red Patent Pumps - Size 12 (#1038)

These is a pair of classic patent red leather pumps by Comfort Plus. The size of the shoe is 12. See photos for additional details. These are in excellent condition.

Friday, June 10, 2016

Silverplate Champagne Goblet Flute with Crystal/Glass Ball On The Stem (#1037)

This is a silver plate flute goblet with crystal/glass ball on stem. This elegant chalice is great for an alter or add it to an eclectic collection of chalices and flutes. It measures 8 1/8" tall, 2" in diameter on top, and 2 7/8" in diameter on base. There is some tarnish and needs to be cleaned. 

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Our top three fundraising items for Women For Action

Rare Scandinavian 10 lb Signed R. Austie Heavy Block Geode Cased Art Glass Bowl

1950-1969 12 x 14 in Original Portrait Painting Signed by Benson

Stunning Italian 1800's Gold & Enamel Cut Crystal Necklace

Saturday, June 4, 2016

Heavy Large Vintage Round Viking Etched Art Glass Owl Sculpture Paperweight (#1036)

This is an awesome large clear art glass paperweight by Viking glass. An owl sitting on a tree branch is etched in the glass. It measures 5.5" in diameter. The glass thickness is approximately 1".

Beautiful Quality Crystal Diamond Waffle Cut Bell (#1035)

This beautiful cut glass bell with a diamond and/or waffle pattern measures 5 inches high and approximately 3" across the base.
This is is perfect for a diamond and/or waffle pattern collector or it serves as a great wedding gift or for wedding-decor.

Decorate with old glass bottles

Decorating with art goes beyond hanging a painting. In fact, the possibilities are limitless. Keep your white walls bare and decorate with colorful glass, better yet, take your time and collect old glass bottles. Your collection can be an assortment of different colors- shades from light to dark, various textures or you can even locate different lengths. Display the vintage bottles in a windowsill and watch the sunlight beam in. This fun way of creating an art display in your home will cheer your spirit because not only will you enjoy the view, but you will feel a sense of accomplishment after curating such an exciting new collection, one full of character.

Where to get them?

  • Try browsing different thrift stores and antique shops. Start with the one you love then continue to add on to your collection from there.
  • Ebay and Etsy has tons- some more fanciful than others. The sky is the limit. Bottles can be purchased anywhere from a couple bucks to thousands of dollars. 
  • If you want the look without a lengthy search, try your local Christmas Tree Shop or sites like Amazon. Bottles can come is an assortment of colors. 
Happy Bottle Collecting,

Donna Classey

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Nice Vintage Pink Blown Glass Paperweight Angel (#1034)

This is nice vintage pink blown glass paperweight angel. It makes a perfect gift for either an angel or paperweight collector. There are no chips, cracks or repairs. This measures 6 1/4" in height and 2 1/3" across base.

Eastern Handmade Blue & Green Swirl Art Wine Glass (#1033)

This is a lovely handmade art wine glass made by Eastern with rare blue and green color. It features a swirl crystal ball in the center. The glass has some nice weight to it. The manufacture sticker is on the base as shown in the photo. This glass is great for art glass collector or add it to your eclectic mix of wine glasses. The glass measures 8 inches in height and 3 1/4 inches in diameter on top.

Saturday, May 21, 2016

Size 11 Lane Bryant Black Leather Ankle Boot with Braid Buckle (#1032)

This is pair of preowned, like brand-new Lane Bryant Size 11 black, ankle heel boots with a braid. They are perfect for casual occasions.

Friday, May 20, 2016


This is a set of two exquisite block crystal vases, tumblers, and/or candleholders signed made in France. They make a great wedding gift and/or will stun any office desk.

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Marquis by Waterford "Yours Truly" Etched Heart Crystal Perfume Bottle & Stopper (#1030)

MPECCABLE WATERFORD ETCHED CRYSTAL PERFUME BOTTLE WITH STOPPER This a beautiful Marquis Waterford perfume bottle. It measures 5 3/4 inches high with stopper. Without stopper, it stands at 4 1/4".   The girth is approximately 2 1/2". There is a heart and leaf etched design. This is a perfect gift with a sentiment that makes a statement.


This a beautiful set of cut crystal glass. They are 5 1/8 inches high,  3" across the top and 1 7/8" across the base. There is a hobstar design  and diamond shape pattern. This is a set of 4, perfect for a wedding gift.

Sunday, May 1, 2016

Size 11 Victoria Spenser Red Leather Open Toe Strap Wedge Sandals (#1028)

This is pair of preowned, like brand-new Victoria Spenser Size 11 cherry red, open toe  wedge sandals with straps. They are perfect for casual or an after five occasions. 

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Vintage 1953 Sheila Graham's Hollywood Yearbook Magazine (#1027)

This is a Sheila Graham's Hollywood Yearbook, Issue 1953: Features Liz taylor on the cover. INSIDE---
Marriage of the Year: "Our first six months were divine!" Liz Taylor
Crack-up of the Year: "The shocking story John Wayne couldn't tell."
Sensation of the Year: "What Marilyn Monroe hid."

Vintage Heavy Brushed Cotton White Elegant Ladies Glove with Lace Design (#1026)

This is an elegant pair of white vintage heavy brushed cotton or polyester ladies gloves for small, size 6  hands.

They girth measure approximately 6 ";  and it measures 12 3/4" in length- from the top of the middle finger to where the end of the glove lays on the arm. It can probably fit someone who wears a size 6 1/2  glove because the fabric stretches a bit. 

Pretty Size 11 Embellished Eggshell Beaded Sequin Wedge Sandals w/ Lace Ties (#1025)

This is pair of preowned Size 11 Eggshell Beaded, Sequin Wedge Sandals with Ribbon lace ties that wrap up the leg. They are perfect for almost any occasion. They will be great for a wedding or could dress up a pair of jeans. These are in good condition. See photos for details. Shoes may need some light cleaning.

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

MCCALL'S MAGAZINE SEPTEMBER 1939 : Three Magazines in One (#1024)

This is a Vintage MCcall's Magazine, Issue September 1939: Three Magazines in One, Beginning the Man I Love by Norma Patterson, "Plus a Complete Novel in This Issue"

Also, great vintage ads.

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Vintage Soft Leather White Ecru Opera Ladies Glove (#1023)

This is a lovely pair of white/ecru vintage soft leather opera gloves for small under size 6 hands. They close on the wrist with three pearlescent buttons. The leather is very thin and may need to be handled with care.

LOT OF 4 Vintage 1960s magazines LIFE & LOOK VINTAGE ADVERTISEMENTS (#1022)

This is a lot of four Vintage 1960s magazines. The lot includes three LIFE magazines and one LOOK magazine.  Includes LIFE & LOOK VINTAGE ADVERTISEMENTS.

1.) LIFE, February 3, 1961: Grandest Tour: Elizabeth in India
2.) LIFE, April 28, 1961: Elizabeth Taylor: An Oscar at Last
3.) LIFE, October 20, 1967: U.S. Prisoners in North Vietnam (And Visits With Their Families at Home)
4.) LOOK, May 9, 1961: Inside Kennedy's Election (From a new book by James Michener who says: Religion nearly beat Kennedy; Rockefeller could have won easily; Ike could have elected Nixon

Vintage Nylon Baby Pink Ladies Glove (#1021)

This is a pretty pair of baby pink vintage nylon gloves for small, size 6 to 7 hands.

They girth measure approximately 6 ";  and it measures 8 3/4" in length- from the top of the middle finger to where the end of the glove lays on the wrist.It can probably fit someone who wears a size 6 1/2 to 7 glove because the fabric strecthes a bit. Also, the gloves' design has a split on each wrist as shown in photo above. 

Vintage Nylon Soft Washed Pink Opera Ladies Glove (#1020)

This is a pretty pair of baby washed out ( faint color) pink vintage nylon opera gloves for small, size 6 to 7 hands.

They girth measure approximately 6 1/4 ";  and it measures 14 3/4" in length- from the top of the middle finger to where the end of the glove lays on the arm.It can probably fit someone who wears a size 6 1/2  glove because the fabric stretches a bit. 

Monday, April 18, 2016

Size 11 Nine West Black Patent Leather Sling Back Peep Toe Heels (#1019)---SOLD

These are a pair of size 11 pre owned Nine West Patent Leather Open Toe Kitten Heels.

Vintage Lilac Purple Ladies Glove (#1018)

This is a pretty pair of lilac/purple vintage gloves for small, size 6 hands.

They measure differently for each glove. The left hand measures 6 3/8" in width- when measuring tape is wrapped around the entire glove while excluding the thumb portion of the glove;  and it measures 7 3/4" in length- from the top of the middle finger to where the end of the glove lays on the wrist. The right hand measures 6 1/4" all around and 8 3/4" from middle finger to where the end of the glove lays on the wrist. The gloves were possibly custom made to fit the hands of the previous owner, considering right and left limbs typically differ in size. 

Size 11 SOFFT Burgundy Wine Patent Leather Open Toe Wedge Sandals (#1017)

This is pair of preowned Sofft Size 11 Burgundy/Wine and Gold Open Toe Wedge Sandals. They are perfect for the office, casual or after five occasions. They are in good condition.

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Rare Hand Blown Fused Art Glass Plate with Parrot Design (#1015)

This is a unique pretty hand blown fused art glass plate with a parrot design. The plate does not have a perfect round shape, rather, a shape circumferencing the design as shown in photo below. Some edges of the plate is even sharp due to where the design's edges  lands within the glass. There are imperfections in the glass making process such as dimples, bubbles and even some clouds as shown on the bottom of plate.

Heavy Blue Vintage Hand Blown Art Glass Ashtray Bowl Pontil (#1014)

This is a heavy vintage hand blown glass ashtray bowl. There is a pontil mark on the base. The roughness on the base is the pontil mark that comes from glass being handblown and broken off the stick at the end of the blowing process. I am unsure of the date on this one. But it is beautiful and in excellent condition. There is two place settings for a cigar or cigarette to be seated.

Unique Vintage Bowling Pin Heavy Sommerso Purple Turquoise Art Glass Vase (#1013)

This is a lovely unique heavy vintage sommerso purple and turquoise art glass vase. I do not know who the vase is by but I have not seen its duplicate. Similar works are by Flavio Poli for Archimede Seguso.

Rare Scandinavian 10 lb Signed R. Austie Heavy Block Geode Cased Art Glass Bowl (#1012)

This is an extremely rare signed Scandinavian 10 pound art glass geode bowl signed by R. Austie or R. Austin. I have only seen a couple other art glass pieces by this glass artist. All designs differ. It is in my opinion that is a mid century piece because of it isometric design and because it previously belonged to a mid century modern glass and art collector. The designer may be long gone. I am not sure. It also has a ripple design encased in the middle that gives the appearance that the glass has two sides. This is a rare, collectible piece!

Vintage Oblong Heavy Cased Thick Blue Swirl Stripe Art Glass Vase (#1011)

This is a unique heavy thick cased vintage oblong blue swirl strand glass vase, possibly scandinavian.

Measures 6 3/8 " tall, 2 " across top, 3" wide, approximately 3" on base.

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