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The following glass was on display at the convention. There were
53 people in attendance.
Each photo is a clickable link
that can be enlarged for a better view.
Bob Harry and Rob Leal had three
different display themes.
The first three photos are of each display,
followed by some individual close-ups of various pieces of interest
from their displays.
BEST VISUAL AWARD: SPRINGTIME
MAY I SERVE YOU? (Bread Platter display)
Two matched decorated vases, showing
opposing views of birds.
Opaline Brocade (Spanish Lace), vaseline
opalescent with cranberry, by John Walsh Walsh, circa 1897.
Three different Opaline Brocade pieces by
John Walsh Walsh, 1897.
Three-cup table charm set, registered
John Walsh Walsh, Rd. 409769 & 417965.
Tulip vase grouping, most likely all
Richardson, England, 1880-1890's.
Two hand-worked opalescent vases on stands
and a Burtles, Tate & Co., 'Mermaid' posey boat.
A grouping of Jack-in-the-Pulpit vases,
both English and Bohemian, circa 1900s.
Art Glass Grouping: Northwood, Hobbs, John
Walsh Walsh, Stuart, Richardson, Harrach, etc.
Three pressed glass wall pockets, one by
Davidson (bottom right), two by Burtles, Tate & Co.
A wall-mount vase with a religious theme
(opalescent cross on the side of the vase) . Part of a matching
Boulton & Mills ornamental decanter,
leaf design is Rd. 22179, Feb. 2, 1885.
Two photo plates by Davidson. The
photos are original and are glued cardboard on reverse.
BEST THEME DISPLAY (CELEBRATING 10 YEARS)
By Dave Peterson
BEST EDUCATIONAL (CENTRAL GLASS)
By Marilyn Hallock
DAISY & BUTTON (variety of
by Nancy Haddock
RIVERSIDE (plus two Heisey
by Bob & Mary Kreimer
"BEST SINGLE PIECE"
(for those who only brought one display piece)
Armadillo & Lone Star Beer
(Beer bottle made by Jack Loranger in vaseline glass)
Nancy's Handmade Paperweight
(vaseline glass frit, cobalt, milk glass & controlled bubbles, made
at Wheaton Village)
Bob's Decanter (BEST SINGLE PIECE)
Rob's Pairpoint comport set (with COLIAS cutting design)
10 years of Convention Souvenir
(from left to right)
Gibson: Mug Toothpick holder
Gibson: Perfume Bottle
Gibson: Squat vase (marked VGCI pressed into base)
Loranger: vase with 'floaties'
Wilkerson: cup plate with VGCI logo/name
Wilkerson: Toothpick holder, marked VGCI 1998-2008
(display courtesy of convention coordinator committee)
Dean Six (Author on several books, spoke about West Virginia Glass)
Dorothty "Dottie" Daugherty (Author: Celery Vases)
Tom Dryden (Carnival Glass)
Mike Di Gennaro (Tiffin/U.S. Glass Co.)
Bob Peper ("VGCI 10 YEAR RECAP")
Dave Peterson, Tom Foozer, Patty Alexander. All rights reserved,
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