Labels on items can tell us a lot regarding dates of production and can be a great help determining if one is looking at an older item or a later reproduction or " In the Style of " item . Such is the case with these chairs, they look like 1920's...Continue Reading
October 14, 2013
Antique and vintage bar ware is as old as alcoholic drinks. Today's collectors pursue everything from corkscrews to bottles, to wine bottle labels, corks, cocktail shakers, glassware, swizzle sticks and sommeliers' cups.
The history of glassmaking on the island of Murano in Italy dates back over 700 years. In 1292 the city Fathers concerned about the fire hazard in a city of wooden buildings banished the glassmakers to the island, where they've been ever since....Continue Reading