Glass

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V & A Publications, Jan 1, 1997 - Antiques & Collectibles - 160 pages
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Starting with the dawn of vessel glassmaking in the 2nd millenium BC and ending with the work of contemporary artists, Glass covers history, social uses, design, and techniques such as blowing and engraving. Highlights include miraculously preserved glass from ancient Egypt and Rome, masterpieces of Venetian Renaissance glass, and Baroque and Rococo glass from Europe. Also featured is the VandA's outstanding collection of British lead-crystal glass of the 18th and 19th centuries, the Art Nouveau glass of Galle and Lalique and the work of 20th-century artists and factories from Europe and the USA.

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Contents

INTRODUCTION R L V T B
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The Revival of the Glass Industry
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Roman Decorative Processes
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Copyright

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Reino Liefkes and Hilary Young are senior curators in the Department of Sculpture, Metalwork, Ceramics & Glass at the V&A. Reino Liefkes is the author of "Glass" and Hilary Young is the author of "English Porcelain 174595".

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