Museum Feature – George Sharp Sterling Silver Ice Cream Set
The ice cream set featured here is emblematic of George Sharp’s work. It features long, slender handles, typical of his design, and “ball tips” at the ends of the handles, a design feature that Sharp patented in 1866.
Museum Feature – Bavarian Ruby Flashed Chalices – Must See
Our Museum’s strikingly beautiful ruby-colored and clear crystal chalices were made in Bavaria by an unknown glassmaker using a process probably created by the Romans. Read more here!
Museum Feature – Tiffin Selections Golden Banana Ivy Bowls
Decorative pieces released in 1961 and produced for a limited time, these hand-blown Tiffin Selections Ivy Bowls feature a beautiful "diamond optic" pattern. To read more, click on the link!
Museum Feature – St. George by Royal Doulton – Must See!
One of the most dramatic figurines in our Museum collection, St. George by Royal Doulton, is our feature this month. This representation of England's patron saint was popular during the 1920s, and we'll tell you why!
Museum Feature – Ivanhoe Flow Blue by Wedgwood
This month, from our museum we feature a selection of very interesting and very rare “flow blue” dinnerware pieces from the Ivanhoe pattern by Wedgwood.
Museum Feature – Duncan Cocktail Shaker and Tumbler Set
This month, we feature a really rare glass cocktail shaker and tumbler set from the Chanticleer-Ruby pattern by Duncan Glass.
Museum Feature – Hand-Chased Sterling Hair Curling Tongs and Box
This month, we feature from our museum a piece that is rare, different, and fun – a set of sterling silver hair curling tongs and their accompanying lighter box.
Museum Feature – Nineteenth Century Satyr Wine Ewer
This month we feature from our museum a very rare find indeed, a hand-decorated wine ewer. Ewers are highly ornate pouring vessels that typically feature a stylized base, an elaborate body, and flared spout.
Featured Museum Piece – Game Bird Plates & Vases From Royal Copenhagen
This month we are exhibiting from our museum several very rare pieces from Royal Copenhagen's Flora Danica and Henriette patterns, including three game bird dinner plates and two vases.
Featured Museum Piece – 1897 Pokal or Brimming Cup by Mettlach
Start here to learn more about this amazing 25" tall pokal or brimming cup. Used as a ceremonial drinking vessel, this rare piece (on display in our museum and unfortunately not for sale) tells the story of the conversion of St. Hubert.
Museum Feature – Firenze Punchbowl And Cups From Cambridge Glass
Our featured museum piece for this month would work nicely for the holidays, a rare punchbowl set made by Cambridge Crystal.
Museum Feature – Sterling Cake Basket circa 1854 by Tiffany & Co.
This month, we feature one of the oldest pieces of sterling silver in our museum, an 1854 cake basket from Tiffany & Co. of New York.
Museum Feature – Applied Art In American Pottery – Stangl Pottery
This month's museum feature was especially fun to prepare, a selection of unique pottery pieces by Stangl Pottery. These pieces are quite rare, and are as much a slice of Americana as they are representative of the history of pottery in the United States.
Museum Feature – Silver Trimmed Royal Doulton Tobacco Jar/Humidor
Our museum selection this month is a one-of-a-kind, signed humidor from the world famous Royal Doulton China Company.
Museum Feature – Electric Hurricane Lamps from Fenton Art Glass
We searched our museum and vaults for an out-of-the-ordinary glass feature, and we found just what we were looking for in two beautiful electric hurricane lamps from the Fenton Art Glass Company, of Williamstown, West Virginia.