Bohemian glass made by glass painter and entrepreneur Friedrich Egermann. Living from 1777 to 1864,  Egermann’s mother was from a glassmaking clan which must have helped her son get started. Worked in Blottendorf.

iLithyalin twelve-sided baluster vase with lithyalin glass in this color sometimes being known as “red Hyalith” or “rotwelsches” glass. Marbled in a rich “sealing wax” red with a turn over rim, on a basal collar above a spreading stem and wide circular foot. ca. 1830. Bohemian glass. Attributed to the workshop of Friedrich Egermann. Image © Bonhams 2001-2021. Fair use license. via
Biedermeier spa glass designed to be used taking the waters at a health spa. Green cut and gilded glass with panels of elaborate “Hoffnunn” and “Gesundheit” motifs and rocaille enameling picked out in gilt. 1841. Bohemian glass. Friedrich Egermann, maker. Engraved “Erni”, “Karlsbad”, and “1841”. Image © Spa glass itself in the public domain due to age. via
Beaker with polygonal stand and an angular body with a widening wall in lithyalin glass in brown, green, and yellow. ca. 1840. Bohemian. Presumed to be by Friedrich Egermann. Image © 2019 Fair use license. via

Steuben compotes. American art glass.

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Pair of Steuben gold “Aurene” glass compotes, shallow bowls with inverted rims set on stems with a round base. Polished pontils, one with a Steuben foil label, both with later incised marks. Early 20th c. American, made in Corning, New York. Image © 1999 – 2021 SKINNER, INC, Fair use license. via
“Aurene,” “Jade,” and “Alabaster” Steuben art glass compotes. ca. 1920. American, made in Corning, New York. Frederick Carder, designer for Steuben. Maker’s marks: engraved “Aurene, F Carder.” Image © 2021 Heritage Auctions. Fair use license. via
Pair of cut glass compotes with an undulating rim with cut underside and a twisted and faceted stem raised on a circular foot. ca. 1900. American, made in Corning, New York by Thomas G. Hawkes & Company which became Steuben. Maker’s marks: mark for Hawkes on the base rim. Image © 1999 – 2021 SKINNER, INC. Fair use license. via
Steuben panel-optic art glass open compotes in amber and Pomona green glass. ca. 1925. American, made in Corning, New York. Image © Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates. Fair use license. via

Two more birds rendered as cameo glass scent bottles in various colorways. A falcon and a swa. Englishn and made by Thomas Webb & Sons, the “Crystal King of England.” They received a Grand Prix for their exquisite colored glass at the 1889 Paris Exposition where they were part of the Tiffany exhibit. Both of these from a current auction catalog.

Thomas Webb cameo glass scent bottle naturalistically modeled as a swan’s head, cast in translucent turquoise-blue glass overlaid in opaque white and finely carved with feathers, the eyes and beak carefully delineated. Gilt silver screw cover chased with feathers and made by Thomas Johnson. 1884. English. Glass and silver gilt. Maker’s marks: Screw cover with London hallmarks for 1884. Image © Bonhams 2001-2021. Fair use license. via
Thomas Webb and Sons gilded “Peachblow” glass scent bottle, modeled as a falcon’s head, delicately shaded from deep red through red to pale pink, the colors created within the heat-sensitive glass and given a satin finish. The edges of the bill, the eyes and surrounding areas are picked out in gold with the head covered with stylized feathers also in raised gilding. Silver gilt screw cover by Frederick Bradford McCrea. 1885. English. Glass, gilding and silver gilt. Maker’s marks: screw cover with London hallmarks for 1885. Inscribed “Rd 16898” in gilt. Image © Bonhams 2001-2021. Fair use license. via

Smoker sets. Mostly Jugendstil. One by Josef Hoffmann for the Wiener Werkstätte. Almost makes me want to start smoking again (not).

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Phänomen Genre 829 smoking set with two holders for cigarettes or cigars and an ashtray sitting on a brass tray. ca. 1900. Jugendstil. Bohemian. Iridescent feathered glass and brass. Loetz, maker. Image via © 1998-2021 Ruby Lane, Inc. Fair use license. via

Complete smoker’s set with tray, cigarette holders and ashtray along with a match holder. 1923. Wiener Werkstätte. Brass. Made in Austria and designed by Josef Hoffmann. Maker’s marks: marked at the rim with “Wiener Werk Statte” in three rows, “Made in Austria” and the Josef Hoffmann signet “JH”. Image ©, Inc. 2021. Fair use license. via

Smoking set in brass and copper with a ornately decorated copper plate and two tobacco bowls, an ashtray and a match holder all with externally mounted brass stands. ca. 1915. Jugendstil. Austrian. Maker not known. Image ©, Inc. 2021. Fair use license. via

Four piece smoking set with cigarette and match holders, ashtray and tray. ca. 1910. Made in Vienna, Austria. Silver plate and crystal glass. Argentor – Werke Rust and Hetzel. Image © 2021 Catawiki. Fair use license. via

Cabinet vases. Art glass from around 1900 made by Tiffany Studios of New York City.

Decorated Cabinet Vase Decorated cabinet vase in favrile glass. ca. 1898-1900. American. Maker’s marks: engraved “L.C.T./Q40” on the base. Image © 2021 Sotheby’s. Fair use license. via
Favrile and millifiore art glass cabinet vase, with overall purple iridescence with silver vines, green ivy and interspersed millifiore. ca. 1902. American. Maker’s marks: Inscribed “L.C.T.” to the base. Image ©, Inc. 2021. Fair use license. via
Favrile glass cabinet vase. Early 20th c. American. Maker’s marks: marked “L.C.T, H. 1518”. Imaged by and image © Heritage Auctions, Fair use license. via

Crystal and ormolu centerpieces. Tableware to live up to instead of the other way around. On the other hand, should the empress come to dinner you’ll be all set.

Crystal and cast ormolu epergne with a sphinx supporting each corner, reflecting the fascination with things Ancient Egyptian brought about by the Napoleonic campaigns there. Scrolling foliate arms that raise four antique cranberry glass dishes. 1805. Regency. Made in England. Crafted after a design by architect Charles Heathcote Tatham with a motif originally created in 1801 for Tatham’s major patron, the 5th Earl of Carlisle with the design for the base used as an illustration in “Design for Ornamental Plate” with the captioning “A Piece of Plate designed and executed in Silver for the Earl of Carlisle in the year 1801.” Maker not known. Image via ©, Inc. 2021. Fair use license. via
French Empire epergne with ormolu and green crystal cut glass. Mid 19th c. French. Maker not known. Image © Canonbury Antiques – Redwell Hill Farm. Fair use license. via—Ormolu-Louis-XV-Crystal-1567586936/
Ormolu mounted floral epergne. Raised leopard paw feet supporting the main ring. Flat diamond cut glass posy vases with scalloped rims, the center supporting a larger vase cut in the same manner. 1870-1879. British. F & C Osler, maker. Maker’s marks: metalwork stamped “OSLER”. Image via ©, Inc. Fair use license. via

Ormolu and cut crystal four-piece table garniture, comprising two centerpieces and a pair of candle holders. Each centerpiece surmounted by a figure of Minerva, flanked by a pair of female busts and central Apollo mask, above two pheasants flaked to each side with a circular dish raised on lion monopodia. The candle-holders being en sute. 1875-1900. Made in Paris, France. Baccarat, maker. Maker’s marks: stamped with a Baccarat cachet under the removable crystal dishes. Image © Christie’s 2021. Fair use license. via

Vases made by Tiffany Studios. All of these taken from a recent Sotheby’s auction catalog.

“Jack-in-the-Pulpit” vase. ca. 1910. American. Favrile glass. Maker’s marks: engraved “776E L. C Tiffany-Favrile.” Image © 2020 Sotheby’s. Fair use license. via
“Jack-in-the-Pulpit” vase. ca. 1900-1903. American. Favrile glass. Maker’s marks: engraved “L.C.T./Y4993.”
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“Morning Glory” paperweight vase. 1907. American. Favrile glass. Maker’s marks: engraved “L.C. TIFFANY/FAVRILE/L.H. NASH” in red enamel. Also engraved “Paris/gold medal/Louis C. Tiffany Favrile ex 1274.” Image © 2020 Sotheby’s. Fair use license. via

“Morning Glory” paperweight vase. ca. 1914. American. Favrile glass. Maker’s marks: engraved “8062H L.C. Tiffany-Favrile.” Image Image © 2020 Sotheby’s. Fair use license. via

Art glass with a bit of blue here and there. French. Eugène Rousseau, artist and dealer. Living from 1827 to 1890, Rousseau had a shop in Paris starting in around 1855. Starting out with porcelain, he later shifted to glass, collaborating with several manufacturers including Appert Frères.

Vase in colored, smoked, etched and enameled glass. ca. 1875-1878. Maker’s marks: Signed “E Rousseau Paris” on the underside. Image © 2020 Sotheby’s. Fair use license. via

Vase decorated with fish and waterweed. Mold-blown and enameled with applied relief. 1878. French. Japonisme. Eugène Rousseau, designer. Appert  Frères, manufacturer. Image © Victoria and Albert Museum, London. Fair use license. via
Blown crystal vase decorated with polychrome enamels and gold of falling polychrome tears and a rush around the neck made of colored glass, modeled and applied hot. ca. 1885. French. Designed by Rousseau. Probably manufactured by Appert  Frères. Maker’s marks: signed “F. ROUSSEAU”, engraved under the base. Image © Ader Auctions, Paris. Fair use license. via

Oil lamps done in art glass. All with interesting designs.

Venetian “Fume” tea color four spot art glass oil lamp fluted flower vase. Hand blown with a ruffled rim and rigaree decoration on the neck. Each spot has a shell decoration at the bottom. ca. 1870-1900. Italian. Image ©, Inc. 2020. Fair use license. via
Oil lamp, probably made in Bohemia for the English market. Late 19th c. Image © 2007–2020 Auctions Online USA Ltd. Fair use license. via
Acid etched glass oil lamp with a cameo glass egg shaped reservoir in green, acid etched with a fern leaf textured ground. Glass probably by Baccarat or Saint Louis as similar acid etched and cameo glass with the fern leaf pattern are shown in the 1907-1908 Baccarat catalogue. Cast bronze stand in the form of a chestnut branch with a square red marble base. ca. 1907. Art Nouveau. French. Maker’s marks: Glass marked “Depose.” Burner marked for the German manufacturer Kosmos. Art glass with marble and bronze. Image © 1995-2020 eBay Inc. Fair use license. via
Art glass oil lamps in iridescent glass embellished with a pulled feather design and featuring removable glass encased wicks. Made in 1990. American. Stuart Abelman, maker. Engraved maker’s marks on the underside. Vases © Stuart Abelman. Image © 2020 EBTH, Inc. Fair use license. via

Steuben compotes. American. Part of Corning Glassworks. Made in Corning, New York where they are still making it.

Compote. Art glass. Undated. Pink and green glass. Image © 2002-2020 LiveAuctioneers and Woody Auction LLC. Fair use license. via
Supremes, compotes in the wheel cut pattern “Van Dyke” with peach-like colored stems and clear crystal bowls. with separate matching “Rosa” inserts meant to be used for cocktail sauce or to hold the caviar in a bed of shaved ice. Part of a set of 12. 1910-1920. American. Image ©, Inc. 2020. Fair use license. via
Compote with a flared rim raised on four curved arms joined to circular base. 20th c. American. Crystal. Signed. Image © 1999 – 2020 SKINNER, INC, Fair use license. via
Two color compote with an amber low form body with a flaring rim and applied blue glass ring handles. The bowl is supported by a round foot with a knobbed, ribbed stem. Undated. American. Maker’s marks: Signed “Steuben” on the underside. Image © Copyright Lot-Art 2020. Fair use licence. via