This is a presentation on Silver overlay on glass including its historical origins in the 19th century and how the process was perfected. It covers European silver overlay, Mexican silver overlay and American silver overlay. It then focuses on the silver overlay down on pieces from Consolidated Lamp & Glass Company in Coraopolis, PA.
It was presented by Jack D. Wilson at the banquet of the Phoenix & Consolidated Glass Collectors Club at their 21st annual convention on July 27, 2013. Location was the Embassy Suites, Pittsburgh Airport in Coraopolis, PA. All contents Copyright Jack D. Wilson – All Rights Reserved.
Jack D. Wilson is the author of Phoenix & Consolidated Art Glass 1926-1980 published in 1989 (and out of print since 1999). It was the seminal reference book on this type of art glass. He was an advisor for Schroeder’s Antique Price Guide for ten years on both the Phoenix and Consolidated Glass categories and was also instrumental in the founding of the Phoenix & Consolidated Glass Collectors’ Club, which celebrated it 21st annual convention in 2013.
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