Encyclopedia of american cut and engraved glass, 9th ed
Автор: Mark Pickvet Название: Encyclopedia of Glass ISBN: 0764311999 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780764311994 Издательство: Schiffer Цена: 2414 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: This comprehensive volume is an essential and invaluable reference source for every glass enthusiast. It contains over 3,000 alphabetized definitions of glassware, colors, processes, materials, forms, decorative styles, pattern motifs, noted artisans, companies, and designers, from antiquity to the present.The glass world is overdue for a resource that is up-to-date and unique in its field. This clear, concise, and easily readable guide includes both highly technical jargon and common terminology. The thorough use of cross-referencing between related subjects provides an extensive overview of specific glass-related topics.
Описание: The foremost experts on cut glass of the 1876 to 1916 period, Bill and Louise Boggess, have brought together vital information for collectors to identify, select, and evaluate cut glass. All collectors will have to own this important new reference book. In Collecting American Brilliant Cut Glass, patterns are identified, signatures are shown, and major American companies are described. Thousands of cut glass pieces are shown in 1065 photographs. Even the unusual colored glass examples are illustrated. Each piece is graded for its rarity.
Автор: Bill and Louise Boggess Название: Identifying American Brilliant Cut Glass ISBN: 0764322095 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780764322099 Издательство: Schiffer Рейтинг: Цена: 2414 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: This invaluable guide is not only a basic reference but an identification tool that can be taken to auctions, shows, exhibits, and antique shops. This revised and expanded fifth edition includes a newly updated value guide, the catalog names for various shapes in cut glass, and the identity of 280 patterns of American and Canadian glass by catalog name. Many patterns are identified for the first time. It points out 130 cut glass pieces by company signatures, patent records, and magazine advertisements. In addition, this revised edition shows you how to analyze a pattern by finding the miter outline and matching it and the motifs to an illustration or picture in a catalog or book. It gives practical advice for buying and collecting unidentified pieces and answers questions on acid polish, repairs, investments, insurance, upgrading, and selling a collection. Over 900 exquisite photographs were taken expressly for this book. No collector, dealer, or appraiser will want to be without it!
Автор: Bill & Louise Boggess Название: Handbook for American Cut & Engraved Glass ISBN: 0764312251 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780764312250 Издательство: Schiffer Рейтинг: Цена: 3683 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: This practical book provides guidance in identifying and evaluating American brilliant cut glass. It is organized by patterns and illustrated with 396 color and black and white photographs. Standard, Choice, Premium, and Rare quality pieces are identified throughout, and separate value ranges for each quality of every piece are provided. Tips for recognizing non-American cut glass are given and examples are shown. Separate indexes of pattern names and manufacturers provide quick references. This is the book you want at your fingertips when on the Internet and with you in the shops and auctions when you buy cut glass. It will help you find some good buys.
Название: Engraved Glass ISBN: 1851493077 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781851493074 Издательство: Antique Collectors Club Ltd Рейтинг: Цена: 3380 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Many people ask how they can find out more about glass engraving. This book aims to answer this need by bringing together a collection of 200 pieces of work by nearly 70 of the world's finest contemporary glass artists.
Описание: For many years the designs found on engraved handguns has been found quite interesting. This book identifies the motifs employed, and determines engraving characteristics of various arms producing companies. To accomplish this, examples of .22 calibre handguns from 1855 to the mid-1870s have been examined and photographed, and a system of identification has been structured. By using this system, one may determine styles used within a particular manufacturer, or to compare similar styles used by more than one company. Among the manufacturers covered are: American Arms Co., Colt, Hopkins & Allen, Marlin, Reid, Remington, Smith & Wesson, Whitneyville, and many others.
Автор: Brown Название: Engraved Gems 54 ISBN: 0300076975 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780300076974 Издательство: Yale University Press Рейтинг: Цена: 4851 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Автор: The West Virginia Museum of American Glass, Ltd. Название: Black Glass Encyclopedia ISBN: 0764323121 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780764323126 Издательство: Schiffer Рейтинг: Цена: 4954 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Over 860 striking color images of unusual and beautiful black glass animals, bowls, baskets, candlesticks, compotes, flower bowls, novelties, stemware, tableware, and vases adorn this encyclopedia. The finest examples of late nineteenth through twentieth century glass from such renown firms as Akro Agate, Blenko, Cambridge, Dalzell-Viking, Duncan & Miller, Fenton Art Glass, Fostoria, H.C. Fry, Hazel-Atlas, A.H. Heisey, Imperial, Lenox Crystal, Libbey, Morgantown Glass Works, Paden City, Seneca, Steuben, U.S. Glass, and Westmoreland Specialty are well represented. Catalog copy from glass manufacturers and decorators add depth to the presentation. The engaging text is an introduction to exotic black glass and provides concise histories of the companies that produced it, along with a bibliography and values. This book will be very useful to all who appreciate beautiful glassware.
Описание: This authoritative reference work identifies thousands of marks from American, English and European potters. In the main body of the text, the marks are presented by potter in alphabetical order. Included in each potters listing is the location of the firm, a brief history of the company, the span of years from the firms establishment until its dissolution, and any former and subsequent company affiliations associated with that firm. The marks associated with that potter are presented in chronological order. Also provided are listings of further readings for those wishing either to delve deeper into the history of the firm or to view images of wares upon which these marks appear. American and Canadian importers, and the potters for whom they imported wares, are also identified. In addition, numerous appendices provide future information pertaining to ware types and printed patterns produced by the various potters, registry dates, and much more. A glossary of pottery terms and an extensive bibliography round out the presentation. This encyclopedia, years in the making, provides the most current research on potters spanning two hundred years and is the essential reference for everyone interested in ceramics.
Автор: Lamar Название: New Encyclopedia of American West ISBN: 0300070888 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780300070880 Издательство: Yale University Press Цена: 8732 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: This encyclopedia is a source of information on the many American Wests - real and imaginary, old and new, stretching from coast to coast and throughout the
country's history and culture. It consists of more than 2400 entries in alphabetical order, along with over 600 illustrations and maps.
Описание: With more than 2300 marks illustrated and brief histories and cross-references of more than 1600 manufacturers, this is the most comprehensive reference source on the subject. To compile the information presented here, the authors devoted much time researching numerous sources. These include various editions of Trademarks of the Jewelry & Kindred Trades, U.S. Patent Office records, silver and jewelry catalogs of manufacturers, wholesalers and retailers, records of companies still in business, and pieces examined in antiques shops all over the country.This fifth edition includes new trademarks, additional companies, and brings to date the many changes in company ownership during the last decade.
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