By Ray Grover
Artwork Glass Nouveau was once initially released through Tuttle Publishing in print shape in 1967.
NEVER prior to has there ever been this kind of speedy and frequent surge of curiosity in any box of accumulating as there now could be in gaining knowledge of the incredible great thing about coloured artwork glass, the numerous distinct items that have been produced extensively
in the us, nice Britain, and different ecu international locations throughout the overdue nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, while this positive artwork was once at its top. and not earlier than has there been such an informative, invaluable, and punctiliously 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 ebook comprises 424 plates, 50 of that are complete web page. the full description of every piece shows its measurement, the kind of glass used, its identity marks, the names of the clothier and/or manufacturer, whilst identified, and its current proprietor. whereas each major kind 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 booklet, have been selected
not basically due to their infrequent attractiveness and authenticity, but additionally to teach consultant items, just like those who are nonetheless available. most vital of all in picking out a section and settling on its worth, in response to the authors, are its colour, its form, and the feel of its floor, to which they continually supply specific consciousness.
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Burmese pieces with "Queen's" design, Mt. Washington Glass Company, 10 1/2", collection of Mr. and Mrs. E. F. Gore. Text on pp. 36-37 34 43. Burmese vase, Mt. Washington Glass Company, 12 1/2", collection of Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Bray. 35 Text on pp. 3G-37 Rainbow Mother of Pearl Plates pp. 31-32 18 and 30), Swirl (Plates 17 and 27), Raindrop (Plates 21 and 23), Flower and Acorn (Plate 24), Federzeichnung (Plate 25), and Peacock Eye (Plate 22). This ware is produced in one solid color, a single color shading light to dark, two colors blended, or a number of colors, including the very handsome rainbow effect.
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. Feld. raised gold enameled lines separating each section. It may consist of one or more transparent colors, with the separations giving an overall effect of looking through a stained glass window.
Bray. 87. Wheeling Peach Blow acid stick vase, Hobbs Brocunier and Company, 8 1/4", collection of Mr and Mrs. C. W. Brav. 59 Text on p . 41 88. Peach Blow glossy finish punch bowl, Thomas Webb & Sons, 10 1/2", collection of Mr. and Mrs. Gerry Philpot. 89. Sandwich Peach Blow thorn handled basket with camphor overlay on foot and rim, 10 1/2", Chrysler Art Museum. Text on p. 51 60 90. and Mrs. G. W. Bray. 61 Text on p. 51 91. Agata cruet, New England Glass Company, 6", collection of Maude B. Feld.
Art Glass Nouveau by Ray Grover