By Ray Grover

ISBN-10: 1462909051

ISBN-13: 9781462909056

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

NEVER earlier than has there ever been any such quick and frequent surge of curiosity in any box of accumulating as there now could be in gaining knowledge of the extraordinary fantastic thing about coloured paintings glass, the various precise items that have been produced extensively
in the USA, nice Britain, and different eu nations throughout the past due nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, while this advantageous paintings was once at its peak. and not earlier than has there been such an informative, helpful, and carefully 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 e-book includes 424 plates, 50 of that are complete web page. the whole description of every piece shows its dimension, the kind of glass used, its id marks, the names of the clothier and/or manufacturer, while identified, and its current proprietor. whereas each major kind of paintings glass produced in this interval is roofed within the succinct textual content, the intriguing galaxy of 424 plates, interspersed through the e-book, have been selected
not purely due to their infrequent good looks and authenticity, but additionally to teach consultant items, just like those who are nonetheless available. most vital of all in settling on a section and selecting its worth, in keeping with the authors, are its colour, its form, and the feel of its floor, to which they continually supply specific cognizance.

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Artwork Glass Nouveau used to be initially released via Tuttle Publishing in print shape in 1967.

NEVER prior to has there ever been this type of speedy and frequent surge of curiosity in any box of gathering as there now could be in studying the superb great thing about coloured paintings glass, the various distinct items that have been produced extensively
in the U.S., nice Britain, and different eu nations in the course of the past due nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, while this tremendous artwork was once at its peak. and not earlier than has there been such an informative, valuable, and carefully illustrated ebook in this topic as this definitive paintings by way of Ray and Lee Grover.
All of the illustrations are in complete colour. The ebook includes 424 plates, 50 of that are complete web page. the entire description of every piece shows its dimension, the kind of glass used, its identity marks, the names of the clothier and/or manufacturer, while identified, and its current proprietor. whereas each major kind of paintings 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 in basic terms as a result of their infrequent attractiveness and authenticity, but in addition to teach consultant items, just like those who are nonetheless accessible. most vital of all in making a choice on a bit and choosing its worth, in line with the authors, are its colour, its form, and the feel of its floor, to which they consistently provide specific cognizance.

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Peach Blow acid finish, decorated bowl, Mt. Washington Glass Company, 2 1/4", Corning Museum of Glass. 76. Peach Blow acid finish, decorated stick vase, Mt. Washington Glass Company, 7 3/4", collection of Maude B. Feld. 77. Peach Blow acid finish, decorated lily vase, Mt. Washington Glass Company, 10 1/2", collection of Mr. and Mrs. E. F. Gore. 74. Peach Blow acid finish, crimpled top sugar and creamer, Mt. Washington Glass Company, 5 1/2", collection of Sally A. Rose. 75. Peach Blow footed vase, Mt.

We thus have a blue shading to pink ware. When the piece is exposed to acid the surface acquires an all over, slightly gray cast. Being single-layered, the shaded color is the same on the inside as on the exterior of the piece. Most of this ware is found to be acid finished, although quite obviously there 40 must have been some of the pieces that escaped the acid bath in production. Decorated Mt. Washington Peach Blow is extremely rare, and when similar pieces decorated and undecorated were available, we chose the decorated, consistent with our method of selection used throughout the book.

Lack of color might account for its reluctant acceptance by the public. Napoli glass, so signed underfoot (Plate 107), is a clear glass decorated inside and out. In the piece pictured there is a chrysanthemum floral decor, while the outer side of the piece has a gold lineal pattern reminiscent of that found on Royal Flemish. This one characteristic of a double decoration, inside and out, on the same piece of glass would identify this type of work as being Napoli. Verona glass (Plate 105) is also a clear glass with a thin, almqst washlike painting.

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