LORRAINE CANADIAN RED GLASS CENTERPIECE [SOLD]

LORRAINE GLASS CO. MONTREAL QUEBEC CANADIAN HAND BLOWN RED GLASS CENTERPIECE, 27 LONG X 10 WIDE X 10 HIGH, CIRCA 1962-1974


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COMMENT:

CONDITION: Excellent!

MURANO GLASS

What do we know about Murano Glass in terms of Canada?





You will see some Czechoslovakian pieces of glass that look similar and was competitively produced at the time but on closer examination cannot compare to the quality of this Murano glass.

What to really look for are the tri colored or multi colored pieces; these pieces seemingly fetch the higher prices because they are more difficult to find and less was made at the time.

Because of the clean streamline effect, colors and shapes, the younger collectors of today seem to love this glass and are avid collectors of it. Consequently, prices are constantly escalating and continue to climb for the unique and unusual pieces of this type of glass command higher prices.

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CHALET GLASS

Once people saw this kind of glass for sale in stores, everyone had to have a piece or two to decorate the glass coffee table or the chrome kitchen table. It just gave that special lift everyone was looking for. It brightened up the kitchen as the sunlight shone throughout the kitchen window and danced off on these glass pieces and sprayed ribbons of color across the room. Of course it was happy! Whether a piece of this glass was displayed on a mantle, kitchen table or bedroom bureau, it did not matter; it just brought an aura of beauty, peace and pleasantness to any room graced by its presence.

Glass has captured many, from the kings and queens of England and other countries to the presidents of the United States to the World wide. Glass never ceases to amaze. Glass just seems to have an effect on everyone who looks at or touches it. It is emotional!

This is definitely the effect that this glass had on many. First of all, when it was first produced, it was sold at fairly reasonable prices, but not necessarily cheap, on the other hand not expensive. So whoever liked it, could manage to buy a piece. From this perspective, it was a guaranteed success.

So who or what is Chalet Glass? Well now we know some of its origin and inspiration and from whence it came. From researching, listening to some collectors and dealers alike who have diversified opinions?, I am of the opinion one gathers better research on his own through reading, traveling, visiting glass houses (factories) and museums than to rely on hearsay of the uninformed. I have always been an avid researcher and enjoy digging up the best possible information that I can and then analyze it before disseminating it. On many occasions it is not always easy to find accurate details as any researcher knows. However one always uses discretion when eliminating the possibilities of any situation. The same goes for research. One has to eliminate the half truths or fabrication from the reality of the situation and logically come to a correct analysis.

Chalet Glass Company presumably started in Montreal about 1960 or so and about 1963 moved to Cornwall, Ontario. From research, I gather that the Chalet factory operated here until around 1981 and was eventually sold to a glass company by the name of Rossi Artistic Glass Inc. situated in Niagara Falls, Ont., Canada. So this was the end of Chalet as we knew it.



ITEM NUMBER: PFTP000297
PRICE: $135.00

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