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Glass Animals. 3500 years of artistry and design.

Dolez, Albane

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ISBN 10: 0810910349 / ISBN 13: 9780810910348
Published by New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1988, 1988
Hardcover
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HC, 8 3/4" x 11 3/4", DJ, cl cvrs, silver embossed letters to cvr, 224pp, illust 100 plates in full color, 200 duotone photographs, index. Survey of animals in glass from over 20 countries dating from Dynastic Egypt to the present, including Art Nouveau and Art Deco glass. Animals, both real and imagined have been fashioned in various forms and for various uses - paper weights, perfume bottles, decorative figurines, beakers, tiles, plaques, lamps, vases, stained glass windows, and more. A superb and informed collection with attribution for each piece gathered from private and museum collections from all over the world. An invaluable reference for collectors of glass and lovers of the art form. F/F. Bookseller Inventory # 524

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Title: Glass Animals. 3500 years of artistry and ...

Publisher: New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1988

Publication Date: 1988

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: 1st Edition

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Among the most universally admired--and widely collected--art forms in glass, glass animals have had a wide diversity of uses. This compendium of animals in glass is a super collection and invaluable reference book for collectors. 100 full-color and 200 duotone illustrations.

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