By Ray Grover
Artwork Glass Nouveau was once initially released via Tuttle Publishing in print shape in 1967.
NEVER earlier than has there ever been this type of swift and common surge of curiosity in any box of gathering as there now could be in researching the remarkable fantastic thing about coloured artwork glass, the various designated items that have been produced extensively
in the us, nice Britain, and different eu nations throughout the past due nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, while this nice paintings was once at its top. and not prior to has there been such an informative, beneficial, and punctiliously illustrated booklet in this topic as this definitive paintings by means 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 measurement, the kind of glass used, its id marks, the names of the dressmaker 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 fascinating galaxy of 424 plates, interspersed through the publication, have been selected
not merely as a result of their infrequent good looks and authenticity, but in addition to teach consultant items, just like those who are nonetheless available. most vital of all in making a choice on a bit and deciding on its worth, in accordance with the authors, are its colour, its form, and the feel of its floor, to which they continuously supply specific cognizance.
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Wave Crest lined field with clock set in most sensible, C. F. Monroe corporation, signed C. F. M. Co. , 6", number of Mr. and Mrs. M. Michael Pearson. 111. Nakara lined field, C . F . Monroe corporation, signed Nakara, five 1/2", choice of Dr. and Mrs. Alick Osofsky. sixty nine textual content on p. fifty eight 112. Wave Crest vase, C. F. Monroe corporation, signed Wave Crest, Trademark, four 0.5" number of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Suppes. 113. Kelva lined field, C. F. Monroe corporation, signed Kelva, five 1/2", Chrysler paintings Museum. textual content on p. fifty eight 70 114. Vase, signed in script Smith Bros. , eight 3/4", choice of Mr. and Mrs. Gerry Philpot. a hundred and fifteen. Vase, Smith Brothers, signed with a rampant lion in a protect and the phrases "trade mark," eight 1/2", selection of Dr. and Mrs. Alick Osofsky. 116. Santa Maria send adorned vase, Smith Brothers, signed copyright by means of A. E. Smith, eight 1/2", number of Mr. and Mrs. J. Michael Pearson. seventy one textual content on p. fifty eight 118. Coralene Burmese vase, 6 3/4", collec-? tion of Mrs. Matt T. Donahue. 119. Coralene on satin end vase, 7", col lection of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Suppes. textual content on p. seventy five seventy two 120. Coralene on satin end basket, 7", number of Sally A. Rose. 121. Coralene mom of Pearl vase,8", number of Maude B. Feld. seventy three textual content on p. seventy five 122. Stevens and Williams embellished overlay vase, signed Stevens and Williams, artwork Glass, Stourbridge, 7", Rockwell Gallerv. 123. Pine cone overlay embellished vase, nine 1/2", selection of Mr. and Mrs. Gerry Philpot. 124. Strawberry overlay embellished vase, 11", Chrysler paintings Museum. textual content on p. seventy five seventy four on many utilitarian kind wares together with powder bins, cookie jars, tobacco jars, etc. Plate a hundred and fifteen exhibits a lined jar with a chrysanthemum ornament that's just like these chanced on on many Crown Milano items provided via the Mt. Washington Glass corporation. this is often, after all, now not stunning while it really is borne in brain that the vegetation have been friends and that either organizations at one time or one other certainly hired the various related artists. solid style was once utilized in the choice of items for adornment. whereas we not often encounter an identifiable Smith Brothers lamp color, it may be pointed out that they have been one of many greatest vendors of this embellished merchandise within the usa. Smith Brothers (continued) Tiny items of coloured glass put upon the outer floor of the ware after which secured by means of firing make a simple id for the glass named Coralene. may well take the form of underwater Coralene reside coral, yet can also be in a fleur-de-lis, herringbone, sheaf of wheat, or in reality any trend which the artist designed and used. This glass Plates pp. 72-73 bead ornament is located in all colours and on every kind of glass, yet is such a lot wanted on items of mom of Pearl. An strange mixture is proven in Plate 118 the place the Coralene used to be utilized to a Burmese vase. it may be remembered that Coralene beading is just a floor ornament, and shows not anything else. Use of this Coralene ornament used to be now not limited to any manufacturing facility, American or overseas. it's such a lot enjoyable to the attention in a subdued or oblique mild, seeming to provide a phosphorescent or underwater impression with a luminous glow.