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By Ray Grover

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

NEVER prior to has there ever been this kind of fast and common surge of curiosity in any box of gathering as there now's in learning the fantastic great thing about coloured artwork glass, the various precise items that have been produced extensively
in the us, nice Britain, and different ecu nations through the overdue nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, whilst this superb artwork used to be at its peak. and not ahead of has there been such an informative, valuable, and punctiliously illustrated publication in this topic as this definitive paintings by means of Ray and Lee Grover.
All of the illustrations are in complete colour. The publication includes 424 plates, 50 of that are complete web page. the whole description of every piece exhibits its measurement, the kind of glass used, its identity marks, the names of the dressmaker and/or manufacturer, whilst identified, and its current proprietor. whereas each major form of artwork glass produced in this interval is roofed within the succinct textual content, the interesting galaxy of 424 plates, interspersed in the course of the publication, have been selected
not simply due to their infrequent good looks and authenticity, but in addition to teach consultant items, just like those who are nonetheless available. most vital of all in making a choice on a section and selecting its worth, in response to the authors, are its colour, its form, and the feel of its floor, to which they regularly provide specific cognizance.

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While most of the English Burmese was acid finished, Mt. Washington offered this ware in the glossy as well as the acid finish. There was no limit to pattern decoration, although certain motifs 36 are typical of each factory. Obviously every decorated work was also available in the plain acid and glossy finish, so in endeavoring to cover the field shapewise, we have not hesitated to show many finely decorated pieces. Steffin, Shirley, Canty, Frederickson, and Knetchel, all associated in various capacities with Mt.

Morgan Vases were originally made with amber glass holders. This five-headed griffin molded holder is made of unimportant quality glass and other than being used with and associated with the Morgan Vase could be quite easily overlooked. These stands when perfect are much sought after, but can occasionally be found in homes being used as toothpick holders or just 41 Wheeling Plates pp. 52ff. Text cont. on p. 51 49. Burmese Rigaree decorated bowl, Mt. Washington Glass Company, 4", collection of Maude B.

Mother of Pearl vase with diamond quilted pattern, 11 3/4", collection of Sally A. Rose. 27. Mother of Pearl vase with swirl design, 13 1/2", collection of Sally A. Rose. 29 Text on p. 18 28. Mother of Pearl stick vase with diamond quilted pattern, attributed to Thomas Webb and Sons, 7 1/4", collection of Mr. and Mrs. Gerry Philpot. 29. Mother of Pearl hand-shaped vase, 10 1/4", collection of Maude B. Feld. Text on p. 18 30. Mother of Pearl footed vase with zipper pattern, 9 1/4", collection of Mary Mann.

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