Glass of Frederick Carder

Glass of Frederick Carder

by Paul V. Gardner
     
 
This reprint edition is the definitive book on the Steuben Glass Works and co-founder Frederick Carder. The special types of glass for which he was famed in the 1890-1930s era are presented, including Aurene, Tyrian, Verre de Soie, Cyprian, Ivrene, Cintra, Cluthra, Intarsia, Diatreta, and others, as well as all colors and the engraved, cut, and etched patterns. The

Overview

This reprint edition is the definitive book on the Steuben Glass Works and co-founder Frederick Carder. The special types of glass for which he was famed in the 1890-1930s era are presented, including Aurene, Tyrian, Verre de Soie, Cyprian, Ivrene, Cintra, Cluthra, Intarsia, Diatreta, and others, as well as all colors and the engraved, cut, and etched patterns. The photographs and line drawings from the Steuben catalogs bring the glass to life. A new Foreword by David Whitehouse and an Introduction by Paul N. Perrot, both of The Corning Museum of Glass, introduce this edition to a new generation of glass enthusiasts. The chapter on Carders rediscovery of the lost wax process and the reproduction of the various Steuben trademarks and Carders signatures help make this a superlative reference work for collectors, dealers, artists, designers, and historians.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764313189
Publisher:
Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.
Publication date:
06/28/2001
Pages:
373
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)

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