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Provenance vs Family Memories

Provenance vs Family Memories

Donnah 04/22/2013 0
I call it the" little old lady syndrome". You know what I mean: A seller states "I bought this from a 90 year old woman and she said this belonged to her mother, so it's an antique."  Really? I've got an orange and white cat figurine from the estate ...
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Decorating with Milk Glass

Decorating with Milk Glass

Donnah 05/10/2011 0
I’ve been wondering lately if milk glass is making a comeback. Now, I’m not saying it is.It has been pointed out to me that I am not Martha Stewart or any other trend-setting icon. But, as a shop owner, I do see trends in what is selling.Looking at m...
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Early American Glass Butter Dishes

Early American Glass Butter Dishes

Donnah 12/10/2010 0
I think the reason I love old glassware so much is that it was designed to make everything “special”. There seemed to be a pretty vessel for just about everything . Today we just reach for a plastic container. I have a number of beautiful EAPG butter...
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If This Glass Could Talk

If This Glass Could Talk

Donnah 10/16/2009 0
One thing I love about old glass is the history. I recently acquired a punch bowl that was made over 100 years ago in Philadelphia. So, how did it wind up hundreds of miles away here in Maine? And who owned it along the way? Did it start its life as ...
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Granny's Green Glasses

Granny's Green Glasses

Donnah 02/26/2009 0
My earliest memories are of staying at Granny's house as a very young child. Each visit would start the same. After a brief greeting, I would drag a chair from the kitchen table over to the counter. Climbing carefully up, I stretched to open the cabi...
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