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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.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780764323126
ISBN-10: 0764323121
Format: Hardback
(279mm x 216mm x 23mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: Schiffer Publishing Ltd
Publisher: Schiffer Publishing Ltd
Publish Date: 28-Jun-2005
Country of Publication: United States

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