Pottery, Artwork & Glass

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A look at period-appropriate pottery, artwork & glass for old house interior designs, including stained glass, leaded glass, figured glass, bullseye glass, Americana paintings, porcelain, pearlware, Art pottery and ceramic. 

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The View Through the Glass

Glazing—the glass configuration chosen for windows and doors—can transform interior environments by bringing in light and by opening or concealing views; glass allows connection between interior spaces and to the outdoors.

A hand-painted pastoral fireboard by Lisa Curry Mair of Canvasworks Designs complements a mural by the same artist.

Decorative Fireboards

In search of a clever way to seal up fireplaces during warm weather, early homeowners came up with a delightful form of decoration that’s still with us today.

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The Love of Americana

The definition of “Americana” has shifted since a first wave of interest ca. 1820, but nostalgic collecting has always been diverse and tied to our enjoyment of artifact.

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The Art of Lustre Glass

Evan Chambers of Pavonine Glass discovered his preferred medium 10 years ago, when he saw a glass blowing at Carl Radke’s Phoenix Studios not far from his California home. Soon after, his sister snuck him into a glass-blowing course she was taking at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo.

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Vermont Verde Antique

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Unico System

A central heating and cooling system using "aspiration" technology to warm and cool homes evenly and quietly with flexible small ducts that weave through ceilings, walls, and even floors.