Working on the some of the finest elegant glass of the depression era, W.J. Hughes added his own creativity by cutting it with his Corn Flower pattern. Depression Glass and Elegant Glass dealers and collectors finally have the full color, indispensable identification and price guide for the popular Corn Flower. The premiere Corn Flower authority, Walter Lemiski, surveys a wide scope in presenting more than 500 images of cherished glassware with accurate values, descriptions, historical information, and identifications from the major American glass works including: Cambridge, Duncan Miller, Fostoria, Heisey, Imperial, Indiana, Jeannette, Lancaster, New Martinsville, Paden City, Tiffin and more. This invaluable volume provides the first major appraisal of the Candlewick-Corn Flower connection complete with original documentation. Also included is the entire 1938 Corn Flower catalogue and images of W.J. Hughes himself creating the Corn Flower cut. Elegant Glass with Corn Flower is lovely to look at, interesting to read, and worthy of inclusion in any library devoted to collectible vintage glassware.
Walter Lemiski is the Director of the Canadian Depression Glass Association. He has given lectures and identification sessions on vintage glass at the Dufferin County Museum and Archive's annual Corn Flower Festival, the Canadian Antique Collector's Association, and for numerous other collector associations.