September 30, 2009

Contemporary Rabbit Sulphide

marbles, glass, collector, collectible, sulphide, Davis Marbles, Marble Forum,
One of a about a dozen contemporary sulphides I bought at the Santa Cruz Marble Show in the 1980s. It measures 1 1/2 " and is unsigned. A really cute rabbit.

September 25, 2009

Onionskin with Mica

marbles, glass, collector, collectible, onionskin, mica, Germany, circa late 1800s, Bill O'Connor Collection, Marble Forum,

A large, rare and beautiful 13 lobed onionskin with mica from the collection of Bill O'Connor was for sale at the Tacoma 2009 Marble Show. Circa late 1800s.

September 20, 2009

Marbles by Carl Fisher

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These bright colorful handmade contemporary polymer clay marbles by Carl Fisher were for sale at the 2009 Orange County Marble Show.

September 15, 2009

Caged Solid Core Circa Late 1800s

marbles, glass, collectible, collector, caged solid core, swirl, German, circa late 1800s, Marble Forum,

A red, white and blue solid core 1 inch swirl caged in yellow lines. Made in Germany in the late 1800s.

September 10, 2009

Handmade Contemporary

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Two one-inch contemporary colored glass marbles with floating flowers. Signed JM. Do you know who made them? If so, let me know.

September 5, 2009

Akro Agate Lifesaver

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This 3 color Akro Agate Lifesaver from the 1940s gets its name from its candy colors.