Tiffin Modern

Mid-century Art Glass

Author: Ruth Hemminger

Publisher: Schiffer Pub Limited


Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 216

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These thick-walled, asymmetrical, and freeform pieces are a visual feast, presented in a rich format with 563 color prints sure to delight anyone interested in Tiffin glass, fifties glass, art glass, or just wonderful examples of modern decorative arts. Valuable information including color and optics identification guides will make this book a hit among Tiffin glass collectors and help introduce many to the modern designs of this important American glass company. Some of the pieces look like Steuben and are of the same high quality. Others are easily mistaken for fifties Scandinavian glass because creative and talented Swedish glassmakers worked in Tiffin, Ohio at mid-century.


Author: Robert Andrews

Publisher: Rough Guides


Category: Travel

Page: 493

View: 142

Offering details of all the sights of Sicily, from the mosaics of Monreale and the temples of Argrigento to bustling markets in Palermo, this guide also includes reviews of hotels and restaurants for every budget and region of the island. It also includes information on mountain hikes.

Bringing Modernism Home

Ohio Decorative Arts, 1890-1960

Author: Carol Sue Boram-Hays



Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 241

View: 211

Ceramics, glass, furniture, and metal-work are among the media and forms featured in Bringing Modernism Home: Ohio Decorative Arts, 1890-1960. Published in conjunction with the 2005 exhibition at the Columbus Museum of Art, Bringing Modernism Home showcases the many contributions that Ohio made in decorative arts during an important seventy-year period. It explores, with illustrated examples of work from more than 120 artists and companies, Ohioans' influence in bringing international vanguard movements - such as Arts and Crafts, Art Deco, and Biomorphism - out of art galleries and museums and into homes.

Kovels' Yellow Pages

A Collector's Directory of Names, Addresses, Telephone and Fax Numbers, E-mail, and Internet Addresses to Make Selling, Fixing, and Pricing Your Antiques and Collectibles Easy

Author: Ralph M. Kovel

Publisher: Random House Reference


Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 296

View: 172

Lists a variety of services related to collectibles from autographs and porcelain to toys and wicker

Circa Fifties Glass from Europe & America

Author: Leslie A. Piña

Publisher: Schiffer Book for Collectors w


Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 222

View: 866

Here is the Italian and Scandinavian designer art glass usually referred to as "Fifties glass," plus a more popular modern glassware produced in factories, especially in the United States and Italy. This colorful and highly collectible glass is presented with detailed information on 88 designers and makers, design lists for Barovier & Toso and for Venini, glossary, bibliography, and index.

Classic Modern

Midcentury Modern at Home

Author: Deborah Dietsch

Publisher: Simon and Schuster


Category: Design

Page: 207

View: 936

A visual tour of mid-twentieth-century design introduces the bold architecture of the 1940s and 1950s.

Schroeder's Antiques Price Guide

Author: Sharon Huxford



Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 602

View: 630

Once again, over 50,000 listings from reliable sources are included and carefully checked by an authority on the subject. More than 400 expert advisors make sure only the best and most accurate data remains. Hundreds of sharp photographs accompany the 500+ categories -- glass and porcelain, match holders, purses, cookie jars, jewelry, advertising, furniture, dolls, records -- you name it, Schroeder's has it! History and other pertinent facts complement the descriptive listings, which reflect the current market and developing trends.

China and Glass in America, 1880-1980

From Table Top to TV Tray

Author: Charles L. Venable

Publisher: Harry N Abrams Incorporated


Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 496

View: 767

Accompanying an exhibit organized by the Dallas Museum of Art, this luxurious volume explores china and glasswares and how they mirror the profound cultural and economic shifts of 20th-century America. 250 illustrations, 200 in full color.


Author: Ohio. Division of Labor Statistics





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The Official Price Guide to Glassware

Author: Mark Pickvet



Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 848

View: 929

THE PREMIER PRICE GUIDE FOR GLASSWARE-- WITH MORE THAN 25,000 PRICES LISTED! - COMPREHENSIVE. From Depression glass, Carnival glass, American art glass, and foreign glass to pressed glass, period cut glass, and modern glass, this invaluable resource lists more than 25,000 listings--bonbon dishes, flower vases, Planter's peanut containers, dinner plates, and water pitchers--from 275 manufacturers nationwide, including Tiffany, Steuben, Anchor Hocking, Hazel Atlas, Westmoreland, Dugan, Imperial, Northwood, and many others. - CLEAR IDENTIFICATION. Each line of glassware is identified by manufacturer, color, and pattern, with a national average selling price. - SPECIAL FEATURES on the most popular collectibles, including expanded listings for Depression and pressed glass--plus an extensive foreign glassware section. - A COMPLETE GLOSSARY with a multitude of definitions, from acid etching to zwischengoldglas. - WRITTEN BY A PROFESSIONAL. Mark Pickvet is an expert in the history of glassware. In addition, The Official Price Guide to Glassware has been vetted by glassware experts and professional art historians alike. - A COMPLETE MARKET REVIEW. A major resource based on interviews with hundreds of dealers, collectors, and glass-collecting clubs. - INVALUABLE TIPS. Crucial information on buying and selling, condition, and care--plus how to detect reproductions and clever fakes. [ ] FULLY ILLUSTRATED.

Labor Statistics Report

Author: Ohio. Division of Labor Statistics



Category: Industrial relations


View: 448

Museums of the World

Author: Marco Schulze

Publisher: München [Germany] : K.G. Saur


Category: Museums

Page: 1277

View: 282

Museums of the World

Author: Michael Zils

Publisher: K G Saur Verlag Gmbh & Company


Category: Reference

Page: 995

View: 482