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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.