Glass in early America : selections from the Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum

Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum

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  • Creator Arlene Palmer
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication First edition. Winterthur, Del. : Winterthur Museum ; New York : Distributed by Norton, 1993.
  • Series
  • Physical Details
    • ix, 425 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
  • ISBNs 9780393036602, 039303660X, 9780912724256, 0912724250
  • OCLC ocm28927276

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 414-416) and index.

Contents

  • Glassmaking: A Brief Summary -- European Glass -- An Overview of American Glass History -- The Study of Early American Glass to 1950 -- Henry Francis du Pont as a Collector of Glass -- Glass Collecting by Winterthur Museum -- The Display of Glass at Winterthur -- The Catalogue: Part 1, Table Glass Associated with Beverages: Stemmed Drinking Vessels -- Tumblers and Mugs -- Teawares -- Decanters -- Pitchers, Jugs, and Creamers -- Punch Bowls -- Part 2, Table Glass for the Serving of Food: Sugar Bowls -- Dessert Wares -- Footed Bowls and Compotes -- Miscellaneous Bowls -- Salts and Condiment Containers -- Celery Glasses -- Part 3, Accessories: Ornamental Vases -- Desk Accessories -- Part 4, Lighting Devices: Candlesticks and Candle Shades -- Candelabras -- Wall Lights -- Chandeliers and Hanging Lamps -- Oil Lamps -- Part 5, Bottles and Flasks: Smelling, Snuff, and Medicine Bottles -- Wine and Other Round Bottles -- Case and Square Bottles -- Pocket Bottles and Figured Flasks -- Part 6, Miscellaneous -- Appendixes: Checklist of Blown Three-Mold Glass -- Checklist of Figured Flasks -- Checklist of Cup Plates -- Short-Title Bibliography -- Index
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