The world's finest collections of antique glass and ceramics from the collection of local eccentric Anna Safley Houston
Cadogan Chinese Teapot
Know as a mystery teapot, this lidless Cadogan Chinese Teapot is made from or in imitation of an inverted Chinese wine pot and is filled through the bottom. The pattern is Rose Medallion late 19th-early 20th century.
Roosevelt Wheaton glass flask
A very rare 1936 hand blown President Roosevelt Wheaton glass flask. FDR is on one side and TVA on the other side with a picture of Norris Dam. This bottle was blown as a commemorative when the Norris Dam was dedicated in 1936. There were only a limited number of these bottles blown and it was never reproduced.
Kümmel Black Bear Glass
Rare Kümmel Black Bear Glass, hand blown black glass figural bottle from the pre-prohibition era. Bottle contained Kümmel, a popular German liquor.
Mary Gregory was particularly well known for her paintings of Victorian Era children at play. Such artwork has been referred to as "Mary Gregory" since the turn of the 20th century. Using a white enamel paint combined with ground glass made the paint mixture and to bind the paint to the glass it was fired after the application. It was fused with the piece in this manner so the painting became beautiful art on exquisitely hand blown glass.
Kings Sons Company Glass Stove
This novelty glass stove is an EAPG piece created in 1880s by Kings Sons Company. It was used as butter dish or covered candy dish. It is approximately 3.5" high x 4-3/4" widest x 6.5" length. It came in various colors.
Majolica Elephant Humidor
Majolica Elephant Humidor, late 19th early 20th century, most likely Continental.
Majolica Pig Humidor
Majolica Pig Humidor, late 19th early 20th century, most likely Continental.
Portland Glass Co Biscuit jar
Biscuit jar attributed to Portland Glass Co. Tree of Life pattern.
Raspberry glass vase
Raspberry glass vase with amber rim, c. 1885. Air trapped between the two layers help give the piece the look of satin.
Late 19th-century blown glass
Late 19th-century blown glass vase made from two layers of glass. Air trapped between the two layers gives the piece a look of satin.