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.
Museum Feature – Perfect Martini Vermouth Dispenser by Gorham Silver
This month, we feature something rare but fun, a sterling vermouth dispenser and case from Gorham Silver. This piece was most likely produced during the 1950s, the heyday of the classic martini and the culture that developed around that drink.
Museum Feature – Rare Metlox Cookie Jars and Canister
For this month's Replacements, Ltd. museum feature, we discovered in our vault two very special cookie jars and a canister, all produced by Metlox Potteries.
Museum Feature – Harry S. Truman State China Dinner Plate
After a fun session rummaging through our vault of museum pieces, we found a piece that has to qualify as a real gem in tableware, a dinner plate from the official White House state dinnerware service of President Harry S. Truman.
Museum Feature – Oriental 3-Piece Coin Silver Tea and Coffee Service
This month's museum feature is especially unique, we have selected a 3-piece sterling “coin silver” tea and coffee service with some very out-of-the ordinary characteristics.
Museum Feature – Rare "Flow Blue" Collectible Pieces
This month, we feature a selection of very interesting, and very rare “flow blue” dinnerware pieces. Flow Blue is a highly collectible, decorated porcelain or stoneware in which the decorated piece is created using a transfer printing process.
Museum Feature – Carnival Glass by The Fenton Art Glass Company
Carnival glass is a form of highly collectible pressed glass that comes in a wide variety of iridescent colors. It was made popular in the United States at the beginning of the 20th century.