Looking at Glass: A Guide to Terms, Styles and Techniques

Catherine Hess, Karol Wight

Editore: V & A Publishing
Anno: 2005
Rilegatura: Hardback
Pagine: 92 p.
Testo in English
Dimensioni: 232 x 160 mm
Peso: 250 gr.
  • EAN: 9781851774609
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This compact handbook in the popular Looking At ...series offers definitions and descriptions of a wide range of glass terminology such as crizzling, overblow and mould blowing. In clear and concise language the authors define many of the phrases encountered in exhibitions, books and articles relating to glass and glass making. The informative entries and numerous illustrations will afford readers a greater understanding of glass techniques and heightened enjoyment of the artworks. With illustrations drawn from the collections of the Victoria and Albert Museum, the J. Paul Getty Museum (Los Angeles) and the Corning Museum of Glass (Corning, New York State), this book is an essential guide for collectors and anyone interested in glass and its productio