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Nicholas M. Dawes

Summer 96 Issue : News & Features

War Games: Chess

Chess Is One of the World's Oldest Games, and Today Elegant and Unusual Sets Are Valued as Collectibles

Posted: June 1, 1996    By Nicholas M. Dawes

Winter 94/95 Issue : News & Features

Antique Austrian Glass

Nineteenth-Century Artisan Johann Loetz Established a Factory in Austria that Defined a Genre of Glass Art

Posted: December 1, 1994    By Nicholas M. Dawes

Autumn 94 Issue : News & Features

Nordic Exposure

The Glass of Orrefors and Kosta Boda

Posted: September 1, 1994    By Nicholas M. Dawes

Summer 94 Issue : News & Features

A Stained-Glass Menagerie

The Works of Louis Comfort Tiffany, Especially His Leaded-Glass Lamps, are Much Sought After by Collectors

Posted: June 1, 1994    By Nicholas M. Dawes

Winter 93/94 Issue : News & Features

Crystal Ashtrays

Actor John Goodman tells a story of some advice he received from Peter O'Toole while making King Ralph in 1991. During a break in filming, Goodman,...more

Posted: December 1, 1993    By Nicholas M. Dawes

Autumn 93 Issue : News & Features

The Desire for Daum

Who would have ever thought that a company which in the nineteenth century advertised its tavern glass as "very heavy for use in self-defense" would...more

Posted: September 1, 1993    By Nicholas M. Dawes

Summer 93 Issue : News & Features

The Art of Gallé

How much would you pay for a table lamp shaped like a mushroom? If you were the anonymous bidder at Sotheby's New York on December 2, 1989 who went...more

Posted: June 1, 1993    By Nicholas M. Dawes

Autumn 92 Issue : News & Features

Lalique's Allure

The hammer slammed down. 1.32 million Swiss francs! A round of vigorous applause greeted the winning bid of about $1 million from a consortium of...more

Posted: September 1, 1992    By Nicholas M. Dawes


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