Heart of America Glass Collectors
Meeting Highlights & Past Programs
The May program featured Ephraim Faience Pottery (EFP) and Door Pottery from the Cooper-Allen collection. Ephraim Faience Pottery company was founded in 1996 by Kevin Hicks and Scott Draves. Their goal was to create pottery in the style of the Arts and Crafts movement, where the focus was on quality and creativity, and not mass production. The process involved in creating pottery includes:
More information on this pottery can be found at Ephraim Faience Pottery website.
Show & Tell
Club members brought the following treasures for Show and Tell! Here are some highlights from this meeting. Descriptions of each treasure is found below the pictures using the corresponding number.
1. On the left is a 12" tall Blenko vase in turquoise with applied side treatment of rope-like clear glass made around 1946.
In the back right is a new Fenton Burmese vase with floral decoration and a dragon fly.
In the front right is an Anchor Hocking "Royal Ruby" 4" bulb vase with painted flowers that had a "Hand Painted by
The salad plate and glass are Cambridge "Lily of the Valley" etching.
2. Heavy black glass two handled oval bowl, possibly by US Glass or L.E. Smith.
3. Harold and Doris won a door prize of a fresh-cut Peony flower arrangement, provided by Dayna, another club member.
4. A Fenton "Ming" pattern crystal bowl, circa 1935.
5. On the left is a Cambridge goblet with a cobalt bowl on a #3122 stem.
In the center is a Hocking green canister with a foil label making it a cookie jar.
On the right is a crystal Westmoreland "Princess Feather" low basket with round handle.
6. A pink Fostoria two handled bon-bon server.
7. Cambridge "Lily of the Valley" etched salad plate, circa 1934-1938, reintroduced in 1942-1947.
8. A Cambridge "Lily of the Valley" etched champagne and salad plate.