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Heart of Glass - Blenko Glass

Blenko Glass is a West Virginia treasure that spans generations. Nothing symbolizes the state of West Virginia better or more beautifully than Blenko Glass. We will discuss current and former craftsmen and designers and how important it is that Blenko and West Virginia glass be appreciated and valued by the younger generation.

Sunday, April 13, 2008

Ms Phyliss's Blenko Collection

http://www.blenkoproject.org/ see Ms. Phyliss's collection.

This collection along with many other pieces not shown on the http://www.blenkoproject.org/ website will be auctioned off next Saturday. If you are a Blenko collector, or really a collector of anything - this will be an auction - not to miss. Phyliss and Red Powers were known to buy high quality items, Phyliss was an artist, she loved art and often befriended other artist. Red spent his life working at Blenko. Together they had one of the finest BLENKO GLASS collections and a multitude of other collections.

The list is below. Phone the auction house - if you need to phone bid.
The Estate of Phyllis Powers, Teays Valley, WV.
Mountaineer Auctions is proud to offer to the public the Estate of Mrs. Phyllis Powers, Putnam County former business owner & long time resident. This auction contains an extensive collection of a retired 50year BLENKO employee along with quality glass, china, & furniture groupings to include…
many scarce & rare pieces including Artist Proofs - Yellow, green, & blue signed Wayne Husted Artist Proof 1 of 1 Blenko carafe; Extremely rare 2pc crackle & threaded center bowl with epergne vase center; Pink crackle #8434; Ruby decanter w/amber string thread; Approximately 70pcs Colonial Williamsburg – crystal air twist stems, vases, old fashions, tumblers, etc.; Crystal & amethyst vase signed Wayne Husted Artist Proof 1 of 2 Blenko; Graffiti pitchers; One of a kind 2pc crystal vase & bowl inscribed “Nancy Reagan on the Inauguration of Ronald Reagan Jan. 1986”; Crystal & blue vase #7723; Crystal State of WV decanter w/threaded top; Crystal free form candle holders #3015; Hurricane globes; Super amberina #6525 figural decanter w/smiley face stopper; Jack Daniels decanters, pitchers, & unusual large cowboy Hat; Crystal & green signed Husted water bottle; One of a kind amber & blue signed “Thanks Phyllis Wayne Husted 2/03” water bottle; Yellow & green double signed Wayne Husted water bottle #32/200; Amberina Sun Face water bottle signed Wayne Husted Artist Proof; Yellow & green signed Blenko 2004 Wayne Husted Artist Proof vase; Signed millennium vases; Powers/Donohoe/Husted pewter & crystal stem w/State of WV seal; Amber & Blue vase signed Richard Blenko 61; Green & cobalt Wayne Husted Artist Proof Blenko 2003 & Rick Blenko signed bird pitcher; Cobalt & teal signed Wayne Husted Artist Proof bird pitcher; Tall crystal & blue threaded vase; Ruby berry bowls; 2 & 3 light hanging chandeliers with hurricane globes; Crystal Colorado plate; Crystal cheese tray; Ruby & blue water bottle whimsy signed Wayne Husted; 4 Bicentennial crystal mugs; Crystal low candlesticks; Amber & blue Wayne Husted Artist Proof 2004 bird pitchers – signed; Amber paneled crackle table lamp; Amber square vase, jugs, over handle basket, etc.; Amethyst water bottle; Cobalt & crystal signed Husted Artist Proof pitcher; Crystal & red 2003 signed Wayne Husted Artist Proof water bottle; Amethyst signed Wayne Husted glass blower water bottle; Blue, green, & yellow signed Wayne Husted Artist Proof sunburst water bottle; Crystal heart vases; Amber Colonial Williamsburg flask; Crystal Milton WV covered bridge book ends; Amber & blue threaded ruffled bowl; Teal Jack Daniels bottle; Rhododendron footed cake plate & whimsy turned edge plate; Crystal & blue over handle threaded basket; Cobalt #6424 vase signed WH Blenko with iridescence; Cobalt threaded over handle basket; Cobalt pitcher w/Seal of the Governor of WV; Pink #8112M vase; Blenko stopper bowl; Crystal & Blue penguin; Pink crackle vase #C64B; 2 crystal USS Nitro For the City of Nitro May 27, 1984 mugs Crystal & amber large vase signed WH Blenko; Amber & teal vase signed WH Blenko & more…

http://www.auctionzip.com/WV-Auctioneers/5073.html Mountaineer Auction Gallery Clendenin, West Virginia.

5 comments:

Anonymous said...

This says Sunday
but it wasn't here on Monday at noon
what gives with this?
Sol

Anonymous said...

does this ever bring back memeories this women was the sweetiest kind most genteel lady god ever let breathe.
She would always make certain the people with no where to go had somebody to spend holdiays with, I miss her every holiday. Long after I married and had a place to go I would go back and spend the day or part of the day with Miss Phyiss and Big Red.
Heart of Gold, everyone loved this lady.
Her collections were many, her jewelry was exceptional. Her stainglass artwork was professional, she painted. She was herself an artist and an angel.
Don't print my name please as I no longer drink.

sweetdoc said...

I will take my girls and go to this but can you also tell us, once a week or so what is new at the Visitors Center shop
and if they put 'old stuff' into the shop can you write that they did
so we'll know to go?
We go every 10 days as a group but it would be nice to get a heads up.
Can you do this?
Please!

Anonymous said...

Just want to say what a great blog you got here!
I've been around for quite a lot of time, but finally decided to show my appreciation of your work!

Thumbs up, and keep it going!

Cheers
Christian, iwspo.net

Anonymous said...

Just want to say what a great blog you got here!
I've been around for quite a lot of time, but finally decided to show my appreciation of your work!

Thumbs up, and keep it going!

Cheers
Christian, iwspo.net