Glass Cone 86 Spring 2009

The Garton Collection at the Museum of London: An article by Francis Grew telling the story of the collection. The article describes and illustrates some of the most important pieces.

Sculptured Glass in the Garden: Roger Ersser, in his usual highly readable way, shows how effective glass can be in an outdoor setting.

English Victorian Pressed Glass

Philip Housden provides a handy overview of the display at a recent Cambridge Glass Fair.

The Granicus Goblet:  Simon Cottle tells the story of a magnificent Bohemian glass masterpiece engraved by August Böhm (circa 1845), recently sold at auction for £64,000 (with superb illustrations of the engravings.

Paperweight News: Richard Giles continues his feature on commemorative paperweights and there is a report on paperweight realisations at the December 2008 Bonhams’ sale.

Broadfield House: A brief overview of the threat to the glass museum, and the latest state of play.

Tony Waugh, Life President of the Glass Association: Appreciations of Tony, who passed away in October 2008, by David Berriman and Charles Hajdamach.


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