About the Adamson Collection

Peter Adamson has over 30 years experience as collector, researcher, writer and dealer and has had the enormous pleasure of supplying fine antique glass to discerning collectors, museums and other glass retailers worldwide. Having been dragged into the 21st century with this new website he now hopes to share this expertise and the “Adamson Collection” to a wider audience - with glass to suit all tastes from new collectors to those seeking something special.

The Adamson Collection contains most recognised forms of antique glass for the table with English glass from the late 17th and 18th century including heavy balusters, light balusters, air twists, opaque twists, colour twists and plain stems, fine Dutch engraved glass is also well represented. Other items for the table include tazzas, sweetmeats, dessert glasses, oil lamps, tumblers and tankards. The Collection also brings together Continental glass from the 16th Century onwards including Venetian glass, Façon de Venise glass and fine examples from most European glass centres including Germany, Bohemia and the Low Countries.

Website descriptions are brief and to the point, detailed condition reports are available for all items on request.

In the first instance please use the" enquire about this item" or “contact” button for more details of any item and also to request high resolution images without obligation. We will then be able to provide you with direct contact via your preferred method: email, telephone or Skype. We are always happy to discuss any aspect of collecting antique glass.

The website is being launched with a small selection to which we intend to add on a regular basis, so please bookmark us and return to view latest additions.

You will note that some items are POA (price on application) this is for the privacy and security of clients, full details will be provided on request.