Glass of the alchemists : lead crystal-gold ruby, 1650-1750

Kerssenbrock-Krosigk, Dedo von

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  • Creator Dedo von Kerssenbrock-Krosigk, with contributions by Colin Brain, ... [and others]
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication Corning, N.Y. : Corning Museum of Glass, [2008] ©2008
  • Physical Details
    • 356 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 33 cm
  • ISBNs 9780872901698, 0872901696
  • OCLC ocn232116597

Notes

  • Published in conjunction with the exhibition of the same title held June 27, 2008-January 4, 2009 at The Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, New York.
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 318-337) and index.

Contents

  • Foreword / David Whitehouse -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction / Dedo von Kerssenbrock-Krosigk -- Alchemy as the imitator of nature / Pamela H. Smith -- What alchemists knew : early modern chymistry / William R. Newman -- Depicting alchemy : illustrations from Antonio Neri's 1599 manuscript / Paul Engle -- Itineraries of glass innovation : Johann Rudolf Glauber and his followers / Werner Loibl -- Late 17th-century changes in Bohemian glassmaking / Olga Drahotová -- Johann Joachim Becher and the beginnings of Baroque glassmaking in central Europe / Martin Mádl -- Vitrum saturni : lead glass in Britain / Colin Brain -- Gold ruby glass / Dedo von Kerssenbrock-Krosigk -- Catalog / Dedo von Kerssenbrock-Krosigk -- The "alchemy" of glass today
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