Return to an earlier time, a more elegant age, when celery vases, stands, glasses, uprights, and jars graced nineteenth century Victorian and early twentieth century tables. Over 350 beautiful images display vintage cut, pattern, and art glass celeries. These images are arranged by celery vase form, including those with and without stems and by stem and bowl shapes. A wide variety of decorative techniques are displayed and discussed.The detailed text explains different decorative techniques, shapes, and motifs, and identifies the glass manufacturers involved. Additionally, it provides a detailed glossary, bibliography, and index. Values are found in the captions. This book will be a treasure to all who love and collect vintage glass.
While Dorothy Dougherty had collected cut glass for many years, celery vases first captured her attention in 1988. She has been collecting and researching them ever since.