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For the first time in one book, the most widely made and recognized covered animal dish is documented with complete descriptions, colors, dates of production, and identification information. This book ends the confusion over marks, originals, reissues, copies, and reproductions of over 250 forms of the glass hen on nest covered dish. For the first time, European and Asian examples are attributed, described, and illustrated. It includes Depression glass, milk glass, carnival glass, open salts, pressed glass, and Victorian glass, and spans the 1870s to 2006. Current selling prices and availability are given for each item. This handy reference guide includes over 800 photographs and descriptions and historical backgrounds of more than 56 producers. All entries are fully referenced and there is a complete bibliography. It s sure to become a standard reference for hen on nest collectors, glass animal collectors, and glass collectors. 2007 values.
|Product dimensions:||8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.50(d)|
About the Author
Shirley Smith has collected hen on nest covered animal dishes for 10 years and has a collection of about 400 pieces and over 3,000 photographs. She regularly corresponds with collectors in the United States, England, and Germany. She has worked as a reference librarian, cataloger, and circulation librarian, and was a consultant for 17 years with the West Virginia State Library Commission.