Collectors encyclopedia of depression glass, 19th edition. Depression is a condition that affects people worldwide. Thank you, traci, for sharing these five new books dealing with the tough topics of depression and teen suicide. Depression glass is socalled because it was made during the depression in bright, bold colors to create bright, cheerful table settings against the bleakness of the economy. The overlap of burnout and depression has been debated since the birth of the burnout construct in the 1970s. Apr 30, 2005 depression glass is socalled because it was made during the depression in bright, bold colors to create bright, cheerful table settings against the bleakness of the economy. Developed out of a need for inexpensive and efficient pieces, depression glass over time has only increased in demand as a memento of beauty overcoming burden. How to identify antique and vintage glassware styles. The books homepage helps you explore earths biggest bookstore without ever leaving the comfort of your couch. The glass name was derived from the period of time it was manufactured and handed out. This essential guide gives collectors current market values for more than 10,000 items that often carry sentimental, as well as financial value.
Vintage 1930s circle green pattern depression glass low sherbet footed drinking glass by anchor hocking glass. The piece at left contains no uranium at all, while the dark piece at bottomcenter contains the most of the. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading warmans depression glass. Gene and cathy florence now present this completely revised seventeenth edition with 156 patterns and almost 400 beautiful color photographs. First writing a book on depression glass, florence has gone on to author many popular glassware titles including books on depression glass. Whether collecting depression glass is serious business or an enjoyable pastime, this book is an invaluable resource.
Theres also a color and pattern available to suit every taste. Warmans depression glass field guide by ellen schroy. This is a list of popular collectables described in wikipedia articles. Ndga national depression glass association home page. Here youll find current best sellers in books, new releases in books, deals in books, kindle. Depression glass show continues to draw collectors by antique trader antiques show news. Also, i would strongly recommend the collectors encyclopedia of depression glass series of books by gene and cathy florence. Collectors can look for common depression glass patterns, each of which is distinct and some offering more ornate details than others. Get the best deals on indiana depression glassware when you shop the largest online selection at. Elegant glass of the depression era is differentiated from depression glass, mainly due to the high quality of production and upscaled distribution. In fact, theres more radioactive potassium40 inside each and every one of us than anyone could ever receive from handling, using, or just plain eyeballing a piece, display case, or entire museum full of vaseline glass.
Apr 09, 20 a highly respected glass expert, ellen schroy was the author of warmans antiques and collectibles for 25 years and is widely acknowledged as one of the countrys top experts in antiques and collectibles. Its also distinctive for its coloring, with pink, pale blue, green, and amber being more common, and yellow, jadeite, ultra marine, and delphite more rare. Depression glass is widely collected the world over and many patterns are still plentiful enough to keep prices reasonable. In what is generally considered the inaugural article on burnout, freudenberger 1974 already indicated that when suffering from burnout, the person looks, acts and seems depressed p.
Mar 02, 2020 depression is a condition that affects people worldwide. Depression glass the official depression glass website. This group is dedicated to preserving the history and joy of this vintage american treasure produced by companies such as hazelatlas, federal, anchor hocking, jeannette, and mckee. Given away as premiums at dish night at the local movie theater and packed in boxes of laundry soap, this colorful tableware made of pink, green, blue, and yellow glass brightened the lives of struggling homemakers. Depression glass price guide and pattern identification. Warmans depression glass field guide warmans field.
The glassware and linens also known as kits glassware and linens, kits party set, and kits birthday set was introduced to kits collection in 2001, modified in 2011 and 2015, and retired in 2016. The pattern listings, descriptions and examples are comprehensive, the clarity of the photographs makes identification a snap and the text is both informative and readable. The illustrations are great and the text is very basic it only gives you pricing information. Depression glass pattern identification depression glass. When glass lovers and collectors hear the name, heisey, we immediately think of the synonym. Carefully written and researched novels on these topics can open up important discussions, point readers toward resources, and better enable teens and teachers, librarians and caregivers to recognize signs of depression and parasuicidal behavior in themselves and their peers. The new 5th edition of warmans depression glass field guide gives you the basic tools you need to identify, collect, and value the historic glassware created during and named after the great depression of the 1930s nearly 500 images in a rainbow of colors. Kovels depression glass and american dinnerware price list by ralph m. Heisey was one of the more prolific producers of highquality glassware from 1897 until. The delmarva depression glass club is a nonprofit community organization established in 1971. The depression era started in 1929 in the united states and spread around the world.
Also, youll generally find that saucers are more common than cups and. The colonial block pattern seen in this goblet is often confused with the block optic pattern. The pattern listings, descriptions and examples are comprehensive, the clarity of the photographs makes identification a snap and the text is. Doing so will link you to information about that pattern and photos of representative pieces. Your mother or grandmother probably had at least one piece. Warmans depression glass field guide warmans field guides. Contentsshow tablecloth white square cotton tablecloth. Unfollow depression glass book to stop getting updates on your ebay feed. Any books that you purchase in this way will result in the ndga receiving a commission, so your book purchases also go towards supporting the ndga. Most of the businesses run bankrupt and majority of company fold up. They have also been an educational tool in determining the patterns and whether or not the piece is a repro of which i have found many. Vintage pink depression wine glass, hand blown, 7 12 tall.
Three vintage depression glass kitchen canister jars. Collectors encyclopedia of depression glass gene florence on. This second edition, featuring 15 additional patterns and 100 more photographs than the first edition, contains more than 10,000 values for 155 of the most popular. To use this site, simply click the pattern names in the right column of this page. Jan 23, 2015 thank you, traci, for sharing these five new books dealing with the tough topics of depression and teen suicide. Popular colors include light green, pink, ruby, iridescent, amber, white, dark green, cobalt, light blue, topaz, yellow, amethyst, and crystal.
Maybe you were even served cake on a plate or coffee in a cup made of depression glass. Despite a considerable amount of research on burnout since. Identification and price guide kindle edition by schroy, ellen. Once an inexpensive gift often given away, depression glass is one of todays most sought after collectible. National depression glass association recommended publications.
Jeannette sierra depression glassware for sale ebay. The great depression was a period when the world economy hit the lowest low. Online shopping from a great selection at books store. The primary difference is dependent on how the pieces were created. Fostoria american crystal and books from the sidney seligson estate. So named for its creation during the days of the great depression, depression glass is one of the most consistently collected classes of early 20th century glassware. Search the worlds most comprehensive index of fulltext books. Often free with the purchase of a good or service, colorful depression glass dinnerware has adorned american tables since the late 1920s. Gene florence is the most respected author in the field and has the book sales to prove it. Vintage 1981 depression glass price trends book 1 guide.
New listing vintage indiana glass pink depression goblet madrid pattern set x4 footed. Ndga national depression glass association preserving american glass history. I love to set the table using different dishes, and the depression glass also comes in very. However, this tumbler is generally too common to bring that price. Setting the table using depression glass the 2 seasons. She has also authored the previous four editions of warmans depression glass and four editions of warmans depression glass field guide. There is a volume 1 and a later volume 2 that was very popular. Dec 08, 2019 maybe you were even served cake on a plate or coffee in a cup made of depression glass. Included is a fenton glass carnival pattern gu ide and. Collectors encyclopedia of depression glass, 19th edition by. This second edition, featuring 15 additional patterns and 100 more photographs than the first edition, contains more than 10,000 values for 155.
As far as reference books, often available at local libraries or at bookstores, as well as available for purchase online, every serious collector of depression glass would greatly benefit from obtaining and studying copies of colored glassware of the depression era 1970 and colored glassware of the depression era, book 2 1974. This essential guide gives collectors current market values for more than 10,000 items that often carry sentimental, as well as. We have divided the books into sections as follows. Warmans depression glass handbook is an easytouse reference featuring a oneofakind thumbnail pattern guide for quick identification and discovery of this popular and delightful glass. Kovel see more like this l s p p o 6 n s o c w r e d u 0 0 o 4 8 the collectors encyclopedia of depression glass hc 1988 florence gene. Also, youll generally find that saucers are more common than cups. Featuring 170 depression glass patterns, detailed pattern drawings, values, a shape guide and glorious color pictures throughout, the handbook is the most extensive portable guide on the market. I have found all of doris yeskes books very helpful in both the purchasing and selling of depression glass.
Depression glass simple presence suits collectors just fine antique. Whether you prefer an approach grounded in evolutionary psychology, a process for treatment that is more holistic, or are simply looking to read the words of someone who gets it, this list of books about depression will kick off your exploration in the nonfiction venue. A guide to pattern identificati schiffer book for collectors yeske, doris. The title of this book is collectors encyclopedia of depression glass, 19th edition and it was written by gene florence, cathy florence. The idgc sponsors a glass show and sale once a year, in february. Included is a fenton glass carnival pattern gu ide and a listing of the colors fenton made in carnival glass. Vintage 1950s 3 part mold dark purple glass pedestal stem lidded candy dish bowl. Dont know how many past issues of gene florences depression glass books i ve got, but they are invaluable for the collector. Depression glass was an inexpensive splash of color and beauty in an otherwise gray economic time. Carefully written and researched novels on these topics can open up important discussions, point readers toward resources, and better enable teens and teachers, librarians and caregivers to recognize signs of depression and parasuicidal behavior in. There will be glass from private collections on display, and a large array of reference books for you to examine on site.
The relationship between a piece of glasss propensity to glow and its uranium content is often not predictable. It was a time when there is little economic activity and many. Gene florences elegant glass book and one of his depression glass books show the big basic patterns. Depression glass might not be the finest quality you can find, but its historical importance has put it in high demand among collectors. Pocket guide to pink depression era glass edition schiffer book for. International depression glass club show information. Collectors encyclopedia of depression glass by gene florence. The show is held at the mcclellan conference center shown at left. The book features 170 depression glass patterns, detailed pattern drawings and a shape guide for easy identification, color pictures throughout. Similar to vintage depression glassware, elegant glass features varying colors and intricate designs of flowers. Many of the pieces came in beautiful soft shades of green or a peach pink.
Facebook is showing information to help you better understand the purpose of a page. Whereas depression glass was produced with molds and thus are more raised in appearance, elegant glass designs were etched and have a more recessed look. Depression glass, 40s 50s 60s glass, elegant glass, fireking, kitchen glassware, mosser glass miniatures. A photographic reference with prices schiffer book for collectors hardcover august 21, 2003. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. The one i use quite a bit is the fireking book, it is not depression glass book but you still find alot of 50s and 60s glass out there in your persuit of treasures. A collector since childhood, gene florences hobby of buying and selling glassware turned into a fulltime career. If you are interested in collecting depression glass or glass from the 40s, 50s and 60s, this is the guide you must own. Buy depression glass for sale at auction invaluable. I also in my opinion find her prices to be more down to earth. The references cited include collectors clubs and societies for each item to support its presence on this list by demonstrating the notability or popularity of the collectable.1532 191 1436 930 244 881 1068 35 1288 1331 114 45 1210 204 1446 812 1480 403 1488 521 453 1222 628 28 1358 758 1290 1303 115 310 490 994 1521 77 1028 655 1067 697 1037 1143 1049 242 248