National American Glass Club Seminar set for Apr. 15-17 in Greenwich

A superb example of Early American glass, this 10-inch-tall tulip vase made by Boston & Sandwich Glass Co., 1845-1865, ex Ken & Sylvia Lyon collection, sold for $13,000 on the hammer at Green Valley Auctions (specialty/catalog division now exclusively maintained under Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates) on May 17, 2008. Image courtesy LiveAuctioneers.com Archive and Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates.

A superb example of Early American glass, this 10-inch-tall tulip vase made by Boston & Sandwich Glass Co., 1845-1865, ex Ken & Sylvia Lyon collection, sold for $13,000 on the hammer at Green Valley Auctions (specialty/catalog division now exclusively maintained under Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates) on May 17, 2008. Image courtesy LiveAuctioneers.com Archive and Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates.

GREENWICH, Conn. – The National American Glass Club will hold its 2010 annual seminar on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, April 15-17, in scenic Greenwich, Connecticut.

The convention will feature a series of lectures presented by such leading experts in the field of American glass. They include: Diane Wright – Yale University glass collection; Joe Heyman – Pairpoint glass; Howard Lockwood – Venetian glass; and Ian Simmonds – early glass cutting.

Associated bus trips will include visits to the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s newly installed glass collection, the New York Historical Society, and the Annual Westchester Glass Club Show and Sale. In addition, a banquet will be held on the Saturday evening.

The Greenwich Hyatt Regency, at 1800 East Putnam Ave, Greenwich, CT 06870, is offering special room rates of $95 per room. To make hotel reservations, call 203-637-1234.

Seminar registration is $225 per person. Interested parties may register by e-mailing William Thomas: holpromo@yahoo.com for registration. For additional information, visit the NAGC Web site at www.glassclub.org.

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