Steuben glass apple

wikicollecting

wikicollecting

2015-06-26 10:50:27

A Steuben glass apple is a glass ornament produced by the American manufacturer Steuben Glass Works.

Background

The Steuben glass apple is one of the company’s most iconic designs. It was created in 1940 by designer Angus McDougall, and Englishman who had previously studied sculpture in Boston and Italy.

The company was heavily associated with the modernity of Manhattan, and their clear glass designs and abstract shapes were aimed at high-end urban consumers. This close association was reflected in the glass apple, the symbol of the city itself.

Today it remains one of the company’s most popular products.

Value

New Steuben glass apples are currently available for around $600. Second-hand and vintage examples can be found online or is stores for under $100.

Share on social media
Write a response...





The bookmarklet lets you save things you find to your collections.

Note: Make sure your bookmarks are visible.

COLLECT IT!

Click and drag the Collect It button to your browser's Bookmark Bar.

collect it