By Dean Six and With Paul Eastwood
Immerse yourself in the captivating world of midcentury modern glass made in America through an exquisite collection of over 690 stunning color and black-and-white photographs. This meticulously crafted book seamlessly guides readers through two distinct sections: the first delving into the realm of glass manufacturers, and the second exploring the realm of glass decorators and designers.
Within these pages, discover a comprehensive panorama of renowned glass manufacturers such as Bischoff, Blenko, Cambridge, Duncan & Miller, Erickson, Fenton, Fostoria, A. H. Heisey, Morgantown, Paden City, Seneca, and many other notable names that have contributed to the midcentury modern glass legacy. The realm of glass decorators and designers is equally illuminated, featuring the artistic contributions of luminaries like Stan Fistick, Fred Press, Gay Fad, Ben Seibel, Russel Wright, Eva Zeisel, and numerous other master artisans.
This exceptional volume not only showcases the breathtaking beauty of midcentury modern glass but also explores the diverse techniques employed in its creation. Experience the artistry of cold glass decorations, including intricate paintings, elegant decals, meticulous cutting, delicate etchings, and a myriad of other surface embellishments. Encompassing a stunning array of colors and crystal, the book unveils an enticing selection of giftware, stemware, and tableware. Marvel at the enchanting vases, exquisite candy dishes, alluring smoking items, and an array of other remarkable objects meticulously crafted for purposes beyond tabletop use. Delve into the world of drinkware, where textured tumblers and other captivating vessels await your discovery.
Whether you are a connoisseur of fine glassware or simply an appreciator of artistic beauty, this compelling book is an essential addition to your collection. Prepare to be enraptured by the allure and craftsmanship of midcentury modern glass, elegantly presented in this definitive volume.
Size: 8.5in x 11.0in | Pages: 272
| 573 color & 119 b/w photos