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Glassblower.Info Amazon book Glass of the Roman World by Justine Bayley (Editor), Ian Freestone (Editor), Caroline Jackson (Editor) ISBN 1782977742Glass of the Roman World
By Justine Bayley (Editor), Ian Freestone (Editor), Caroline Jackson (Editor)

Glass of the Roman World illustrates the arrival of new cultural systems, mechanisms of trade and an expanded economic base in the early 1st millennium AD which, in combination, allowed the further de
Glass became something which encompassed more than simply a novel and highly decorative material.
Glass production grew and its consumption increased until it was assimilated into all levels of society, used for display and luxury items but equally for utilitarian containers, windows and even tool
These 18 papers by renowned international scholars include studies of glass from Europe and the Near East. The authors write on a variety of topics where their work is at the forefront of new approach

Harccover
Number of Pages: 272
Shipping Weight: 1.1

ISBN-10: 1782977742
ISBN-13: 978-1782977742

 
Glassblower.Info Amazon book Roman Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass (Catalog) (Volume I) by David Whitehouse ISBN 0872901394Roman Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass (Catalog) (Volume I)
By David Whitehouse

Along with volumes II and III, comprehensive catalogues of the Museum's stunning collection with photographs, profile drawings, and detailed descriptions of each object.

Hardcover
Number of Pages: 382
Shipping Weight: 5.0

ISBN-10: 0872901394
ISBN-13: 978-0872901391

 
Glassblower.Info Amazon book Roman Mold-blown Glass: The Toledo Museum of Art. The First through Sixth Centuries by E Marianne Stern ISBN 8870629163Roman Mold-blown Glass: The Toledo Museum of Art. The First through Sixth Centuries
By E Marianne Stern

Founded by the glass manufacturer Edward Drummond Libbey at the beginning of this century, the Toledo Museum of Art today possesses one of the largest collections of glass in the world: some 6,000 pie

Hardcover
Number of Pages: 392
Shipping Weight: 5.3

ISBN-10: 8870629163
ISBN-13: 978-8870629163

 
Glassblower.Info Amazon book Ennion: Master of Roman Glass (Metropolitan Museum of Art) by Christopher Lightfoot (Author), Zrinka Buljevic (Contributor), Yael Israeli (Contributor), M. T. Wypyski (Contributor), Karol Wight  (Contributor) ISBN 0300208771Ennion: Master of Roman Glass (Metropolitan Museum of Art)
By Christopher Lightfoot (Author), Zrinka Buljevic (Contributor), Yael Israeli (Contributor), M. T. Wypyski (Contributor), Karol Wight (Contributor)

Among glass craftsmen active in the first century A.D., the most famous and gifted was Ennion, who came from the coastal city of Sidon in modern Lebanon. Ennionís glass stood out for its quality and p
This publication examines the most innovative and elegant known examples of Roman mold-blown glass, providing a uniquely comprehensive, up-to-date study of these exceptional works.
Included are some twenty-six remarkably preserved examples of drinking cups, bowls, and jugs signed by Ennion himself, as well as fifteen additional vessels that were clearly influenced by him.
The informative texts and illustrations effectively convey the lasting aesthetic appeal of Ennionís vessels, and offer an accessible introduction to an ancient art form that reached its apogee in the

Paperback
Number of Pages: 160
Shipping Weight: 1.8

ISBN-10: 0300208771
ISBN-13: 978-0300208771

 
Glassblower.Info Amazon book Clearly Inspired: Contemporary Glass and Its Origins by Karen S. Chambers, Tina Oldknow ISBN 0764909320Clearly Inspired: Contemporary Glass and Its Origins
By Karen S. Chambers, Tina Oldknow

The difficulty in assessing glass art lies in separating artistic ability and intent from the sheer sensual beauty of the material.
Can a shimmering emerald piece of glass be improved by letting an artist mold its shape or decorate its surface?
Clearly Inspired is a lively catalog written to accompany an exhibition (in Tampa and Fort Wayne) exploring the premise that contemporary studio glass artists draw on historical antecedents.
Chambers and Oldknow, who have both written previous books on glass art and artists, illustrate this premise with examples of Roman, French, Venetian, German, and Russian glass and the work of 20 cont

Paperback
Number of Pages: 128
Shipping Weight: 1.6

ISBN-10: 0764909320
ISBN-13: 978-0764909320

 
Glassblower.Info Amazon book Murano - A History of Glass by Gianfranco Toso ISBN 8877432152Murano - A History of Glass
By Gianfranco Toso

Discusses the origins of glass production, describing methods used by the Egyptians and the Romans.
he earliest evidence of glass-making in Murano dates form the 7th to the 8th centuries AD and this beautifully illustrated book traces the fascinatign histroy of the manufacture of Murano the present

Paperback
Number of Pages: 191
Shipping Weight: 0.4

ISBN-10: 8877432152
ISBN-13: 978-8877432155