In the late 1930's, Steuben Glass design was centered on functional pieces for the table and home. One of the most elegant offerings was the 10 1/4" #7746 Baluster Teardrop Candlesticks which were continuously produced into the late 1980's. A large crew of glassmakers was needed to form and shape each piece given the intricate design. Properly signed and in excellent condition.
Introduced in the late 1930's along with the companion #7746 taller design, the 8 3/4" #7792 Baluster Teardrop Candlesticks reflect a classic, traditional form. Many collectors display the different heights together in a grouping on the dining room table. Properly signed and in excellent condition.
Originally designed in 1939 as a Water Pitcher, the 9 1/4" #7837 Pitcher/Vase is truly a multi-purpose functional piece as it accepts a nice bouquet of flowers, too. A beautiful, bulbous form from this important time in Steuben Glass history. Properly signed and in excellent condition.
Prior to the introduction of the famous #7857 Olive Dish in 1939, most Steuben Glass enthusiasts and collectors are unaware of the extremely rare #7801 Original Olive Dish which was produced for just a few years beginning in 1937. This functional and multipurpose piece is 7" wide and features a pair of the classic scroll handles. Properly signed and in excellent condition.
Introduced in the late 1930's, the 8" #7849 Rope Twist Candlesticks have an Art Deco appeal with the cleverly twisted stem and heavy base. Often displayed with the companion #7858 11" Rope Twist Vase--a stunning combination!! Properly signed and in excellent condition.
In the 1940's, John Dreves designed many classic functional pieces for Steuben Glass including a number of simple and elegant bowls. The #7909 10 1/2"D. Large Low Footed Bowl is one of the most popular forms ever produced by Steuben Glass. Properly signed and in excellent condition.
Introduced in the 1940's, the 8 1/2"D. #7934 Massive Ashtray is the most impressive Ashtray design ever produced by Steuben Glass. This heavy piece is properly signed and in excellent condition---always a major issue when buying this type of functional Steuben Glass item on the resale market!!!
Introduced in 1949 as both an alternative and companion design to the classic #7792/#7746 taller Teardrop Candlesticks, the pair of 4 1/2" #7995 Low Teardrop Candlesticks are a perfect choice for any table or Candlestick display. Properly signed and in excellent condition.
In the 1950's, Steuben Glass produced many functional pieces for daily use. Among these utilitarian designs were some simple, classic Pitchers which were also used as flower Vases. The #8051 Pitcher--shown on the left of the picture--is 8 1/2" and the #SP869 Pitcher--shown on the right--is 6 1/4" high. Both are properly signed and in excellent condition.
Introduced in 1952 during the heyday of classic Steuben Glass design, the elegant 9 1/2" #8050 Tall Candelabra were only produced into the 1980's and rarely appear in the marketplace. Properly signed and in excellent condition which remains a major issue when buying Steuben Glass on the resale market.
In the mid-1950's, the extraordinary #8094 14 1/2" Tall Candlesticks were introduced--instantly becoming the ultimate Candlestick design and maintaining this lofty status until retired in the 1980's. Whether gracing an entry table or dining room table, these elegant Candlesticks are impressive and important in the history of Steuben Glass. Properly signed and in excellent condition.
Introduced in 1962 to accompany the classic #8101 Peony Bowl, the 8 1/4" #8121 Foliate Teardrop Candlestick features four leaf-like fronds surrounding the candleholder with the trademark teardrop embedded in the solid heavy base. Properly signed and in excellent condition.
Introduced in 1956 and not often seen in the marketplace, the 8 1/2" #8159 Covered Urn features an inscription from the Old Testament which reads: He Shall give the angels charge over thee and keep thee in all thy ways. This special and extremely rare design is properly signed and in excellent condition
Introduced in 1971, the 4 1/4" #8253 Love piece was the most famous and popular romantic gift for many years. Properly signed and in excellent condition.
Introduced in 1974 and only produced for a few years, the majestic 11 1/2" #8287 Double Disk Candlestick with sterling silver holder is elegant and impressive. Perfect for any dining table or special spot in your home. Properly signed and in excellent condition.