Art Glass Nouveau by Ray Grover

By Ray Grover

Artwork Glass Nouveau used to be initially released by way of Tuttle Publishing in print shape in 1967.

NEVER prior to has there ever been any such quick and frequent surge of curiosity in any box of gathering as there now's in gaining knowledge of the awesome fantastic thing about coloured paintings glass, the various targeted items that have been produced extensively
in the U.S., nice Britain, and different eu nations throughout the past due nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, whilst this wonderful paintings used to be at its top. and not prior to has there been such an informative, important, and carefully illustrated e-book in this topic as this definitive paintings by way of Ray and Lee Grover.
All of the illustrations are in complete colour. The booklet includes 424 plates, 50 of that are complete web page. the total description of every piece exhibits its measurement, the kind of glass used, its id marks, the names of the clothier and/or manufacturer, whilst recognized, and its current proprietor. whereas each major kind of artwork glass produced in this interval is roofed within the succinct textual content, the intriguing galaxy of 424 plates, interspersed in the course of the e-book, have been selected
not basically as a result of their infrequent good looks and authenticity, but additionally to teach consultant items, just like those who are nonetheless accessible. most crucial of all in deciding on a bit and settling on its price, in accordance with the authors, are its colour, its form, and the feel of its floor, to which they continuously supply specific consciousness.

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W. , is a two-layered, or lined glassware. The outer layer shades from a golden yellow at the bottom to a mahogany red ai the top. This was achieved by refiring the original all-over yellow glass, so that the refired part turned red. The lining consists of a white opal glass, and was in effect the first part of the piece to be formed, with the outer layer shaded from yellow to red glass. The darker red, running somewhat to a fuchsia (purplish), or mahogany color when an excess amount of heat had been applied, is the most desirable color.

71 (right). Peach Blow glossy finish and acid finish stick vases, New England Glass Company, 8 1/4", Chrysler Art Museum. Text on p. 40 48 72. Peach Blow pitcher decorated with verse by James Montgomery, Mt. Washington Glass Company, 6 3/4", collection of Mrs. Matt T. Donahue. 49 Text on p. 40 73. Peach Blow acid finish, decorated bowl, Mt. Washington Glass Company, 2 1/4", Corning Museum of Glass. 76. Peach Blow acid finish, decorated stick vase, Mt. Washington Glass Company, 7 3/4", collection of Maude B.

45. Burmese fairy lamp, Thomas Webb and Sons, with two signatures: Queens Burmese Patented Thomas Webb and Sons, and Clarks Fairy, Patent Trademark, 11 1/4", collection of Grace R. Miller. 46. Burmese pitcher with verse by Thomas Hood, Mt. Washington Glass Company, 8 3/4", collection of Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Bray. Text on pp. 36-37 38 47. Burmese ewer, Mt. Washington Glass Company, 9 1/4", collection of Mrs. Matt T. Donahue. 48. Burmese creamer and sugar with wishbone feet, Mt. Washington Glass Company, 3 1/2", collection of Maude B.

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