A Connoisseur's Guide to Antique Glass

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Todtri, Feb 25, 2000 - Antiques & Collectibles - 128 pages
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Over 100 illustrations. Glass is a part of our everyday lives, and it has graced tables and ornamented living spaces since the days of ancient Egypt. Here is a handy and well-informed work, offering an education in antique glass for anyone interested in collecting a very special kind of object. Whether your interest lies in collecting glass pieces dating back to antiquity or in examples from only a generation ago, this beautifully illustrated guide will help you to find and recognize desirable additions to your collection. Some of the areas of collecting covered in this comprehensive guide are early glass, Renaissance and Baroque glass, drinking glasses, bottles and baubles, Art Nouveau glass, American glass, and modern glass. This great variety of objects is lavishly displayed in over 100 full-color photographs.

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
7
BOTTLES AND FLASKS
29
ENGLISH GLASS
45
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