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European Art Glass - European Porcelain: In The Metropolitan Museum of Art
European Porcelain: In The Metropolitan Museum of

European Art Glass

  • ASIN: 1588396436
European Art Glass - The Art of Ceramics: European Ceramic Design 1500-1830
The Art of Ceramics: European Ceramic Design

European Art Glass

The great age of European ceramic design began around 1500 and ended in the early 19th century with the introduction of large-scale production of ceramics. In this illustrated history, with nearly 300 color and black and white photos and reproductions, curator Howard Coutts considers the main stylistic trendsùRenaissance, Mannerism, Oriental, Rococo, and Neoclassicismùas they were represented in such products as Italian Majolica, Dutch Delftware, Meissen and Sèvres porcelain, Staffordshire, and Wedgwood pottery. He pays close attention to changes in eating habits over the period, particularly the layout of a formal dinner, and discusses the development of ceramics as room decoration, the transmission of images via prints, marketing of ceramics and other luxury goods, and the intellectual background to Neoclassicism.

  • ASIN: 0300083874
  • UPC: 884338094753
European Art Glass - Carved and Decorated European Art Glass
Carved and Decorated European Art

European Art Glass

Rarely has a book been accepted so quickly as a standard reference in the collecting field as Ray and Lee Glover's Art Glass Nouveau, which deals primarily with American aspect of this fascinating subject. Now, in an even more magnificent volume, the present similar detailed coverage of the art glass produced in Europe from 1880 to 1930.Again in full color, 424 plates beautifully portray the accomplishments of the outstanding French and English artist of this period. In very informative text, which is closely related to the illustrations, the Grovers identify the individual techniques of each of these artists.This magnificent book, like its predecessor, is a definitive work permanently available for reference. It, too, is a must for everyone requiring advanced as well as basic knowledge in the field of art glass.

  • Brand: Tuttle Publishing
  • ASIN: 0804807078
European Art Glass - Stained Glass: Radiant Art
Stained Glass: Radiant Art

European Art Glass

Stained glass is a monumental art, a corporate enterprise dependent on a patron with whom artists blend their voices. Combining the fields now labeled decorative arts, architecture, and painting, the window transforms our experience of space. Windows of colored glass were essential features of medieval and Renaissance buildings. They provided not only light to illuminate the interior but also specific and permanent imagery that proclaimed the importance of place. Commissioned by monks, nuns, bishops, and kings, as well as by merchants, prosperous farmers, and a host of anonymous patrons, these windows vividly reflect the social, religious, civic, and aesthetic values of their eras.Beautifully illustrated with reproductions from the remarkable stained glass collection at the J. Paul Getty Museum, Stained Glass addresses the making of a stained glass window, its iconography and architectural context, the patrons and collectors, and the challenges of restoration and display. The selected works include examples from Austria, Belgium, England, France, Germany, the Netherlands, and Switzerland. Subject matter ranges from monumental religious scenes for Gothic churches to lively heraldic panels made for houses and other secular settings. Integrating comparisons to works of art in other ...

  • ASIN: 1606061534
European Art Glass - Glass: From Sasanian Antecedents to European Imitations (Nasser D. Khaliil Collection of Islamic Art)
Glass: From Sasanian Antecedents to European Imitations (Nasser D. Khaliil Collection of Islamic

European Art Glass

Catalogue of more than 300 examples of pre-Islamic and Islamic glass objects that are held in the Khalili Collection. The objects are grouped according to techniques of manufacture and decoration, and chronologically; the catalogue illustrating the development of glass making technology from its Byzantine and Sasanian beginnings into the nineteenth and twentieth centuries when European makers found new inspiration in Islamic forms. Mould formed glass and vessels with applied decoration, especially enamelling are well represented in the collection, and those with carved decoration are outstanding.

  • Brand: Brand: Khalili Collections
  • ASIN: 1874780501
European Art Glass - Antique Trader American & European Decorative and Art Glass Price Guide (ANTIQUE TRADER AMERICAN AND EUROPEAN DECORATIVE AND ART GLASS PRICE GUIDE)
Antique Trader American & European Decorative and Art Glass Price Guide (ANTIQUE TRADER AMERICAN AND EUROPEAN DECORATIVE AND ART GLASS PRICE

European Art Glass

All major types of American and European art and decorative glasswares produced in the 19th and 20th centuries receive comprehensive coverage in the second edition of this authoritative guide. Working with the most current sales results and assisted by material from special contributors, a compact package with a wealth of information has been compiled. Noted authority, Louis O. St. Aubin, lends his special insights and expertise to insure that this is the most current and accurate information available. Dealers, collectors and appraisers searching for a single, handy reference to this field couldn’t do better than this volume. -240 pages of listings as well as drawings of typical glass forms, a glossary of terms and special appendices. -Listings for 5,000 items highlighted with 500 black and white photos. -Special sixteen-page color supplement.

  • ASIN: 0873418964
European Art Glass - Made in Venice: A Travel Guide to Murano Glass, Carnival Masks, Gondolas, Lace, Paper, & More (Laura Morelli's Authentic Arts)
Made in Venice: A Travel Guide to Murano Glass, Carnival Masks, Gondolas, Lace, Paper, & More (Laura Morelli's Authentic

European Art Glass

Going to Venice, Italy? Don't buy anything in Venice until you read this book! If you're traveling to Venice, Italy, you want to go home with a special souvenir: a piece of Murano glass, a work of Burano lace, a carnival mask, or one of the city's famous luxury fabrics. But selecting which mask or which goblet to buy can be an intimidating experience. How do you know if you're buying something authentic, something made in Venice, something made in a traditional way? How do you determine if you've fallen prey to one of the city's many tourist traps? Buyer Beware: Venice is full of tourist traps and mass-produced souvenirs passed off as authentic. Do you know how to tell the treasures from the trash? In Venice, it's not easy to tell the treasures from the trash. This is true now more than ever before, as increasing numbers of carnival masks, glass, and other souvenirs flood into Venice, imported from overseas and passed off as authentic. There is no substitute for an educated buyer. Laura Morelli leads you to the city's most authentic arts--the centuries-old trades of mask making, glass blowing, wood turning, silk spinning, and other traditions. Wouldn't you rather support authentic Venetian master artisans than importers looking to turn a quick profit without any connection to Ven...

  • ASIN: 0989367134
European Art Glass - European Ceramics (V&A decorative arts series)
European Ceramics (V&A decorative arts

European Art Glass

The history of ceramics is wonderfully diverse, spanning crude clay utensils to highly decorative pieces of immense beauty and craftsmanship. This quintessential V&A book, now in paperback with a new cover, draws on the V&A's extensive collection to trace the story of European ceramics from the end of the Middle Ages to the present day. Key developments, techniques, discoveries and styles, from earthenware, stoneware, and tin glaze to the invention of porcelain and the impact of industrialization, are highlighted in this richly illustrated, essential volume.Looking at the complicated 20th-century relationship between designer, manufacture and artist, the book also explores the modernism of the Bauhus style, the opposing influence of Art Deco, and the explosion of new design following World War II. Including works made as recently as 1998, and featuring specially commissioned photography supported by related engravings and pattern-books, Europeans Ceramics is an authoritative and indispensable reference.

  • ASIN: 185177260X
European Art Glass - Roman Art and Architecture (World of Art)
Roman Art and Architecture (World of

European Art Glass

"A survey as spirited as it is far-ranging."―The Times Literary Supplement Sir Mortimer Wheeler describes the architecture and town planning, the sculpture and painting, the silverware, glass, pottery and the other rich artistic achievements of the era. 215 Illustrations, 60 in color

  • Brand: Brand: The Book Club
  • ASIN: 0500200211

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