Q. Can you tell me how much my glass is worth, or how rare it is?
The Museum does not provide a monetary value for any objects, nor do we comment on rarity in object identifications. Remarks by Corning Museum of Glass staff are not authentications and may not be used as a basis for appraisals.
If you wish to determine the value of your glass piece, you may want to consult a reliable local antique dealer, or send a photograph of the object to a reputable auction house. For a list of auction houses worldwide, see ArtNet’s http://www.artnet.com/auctionhousedirectory/index.aspx
You can also find appraisers through several professional organizations:
The American Society of Appraisers (phone) 1-800-ASA-VALU (online) http://www.appraisers.org
The Appraisers Association of America (phone) 212-889-5404 (online) http://www.appraisersassoc.org
The International Society of Appraisers (phone) 312-224-2567 (online) http://www.isa-appraisers.org.
Maloney’s Antiques and Collectibles Resource Directory, which provides listings of appraisers by type of collectible. Your local library may have a copy.