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American glass paperweights and their makers a story of glass-paperweight craftsmen of the United States, their processes, and their products. by Jean Sutherland Melvin

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Published by T. Nelson in [New York] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Paperweights, American.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 179-182.

Classifications
LC ClassificationsNK5440.P3 M4
The Physical Object
Pagination192 p.
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22919088M
LC Control Number67022425

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American Glass Paperweights and Their Makers: A Story of Glass-Paperweight Craftsmen of the United States, Their Processes, and Their Products. Published by Thomas Nelson Inc. () ISBN X ISBN Melvin, Jean S. American Glass Paperweights and their Makers [Revised] Only book that covers these makers Selman, Lawrence The Art of the Paperweight Best book for contemporary weights - Also covers antiques PCA Annual Bulletins Start with the most recent editions. Art Glass Paperweights Art glass paperweights are intricate miniatures of all the beauty and technique found in blown glass sculpture. Made using a variety of techniques, these paperweights feature millefiori, murini, canework, and much more. Extremely collectable for their uniqueness and beauty, these little works of art make excellent gifts. This article discusses the difference between rare and common paperweights, noting ways that one can tell if a paperweight is a genuine antique or an imitation. It originally appeared in the July issue of American Collector magazine, a publication which ran from .

This gives you a timeline for knowing when certain styles of paperweights were being manufactured and when the makers were doing their best work. The classic age of antique paperweights was to , when French manufacturers Baccarat, Clichy, St. Louis and Pantin made the most renowned and artistic paperweights. In AMERICAN GLASS PAPERWEIGHTS AND THEIR MAKERS, Jean Melvin provides a wealth of information for the collector. In interviews with the major craftsmen of this century, she has determined the precise attribution of hundreds of twentieth-century weights.   a story of glass-paperweight craftsmen of the United States, their processes, and their products. Rev. and enl. ed. by Jean Sutherland Melvin Published by T. Nelson in [Camden, : In the book Old Glass Paperweights of Southern New Jersey: An American Folk Art, Clarence A. Newell attributes a similar paperweight with the name "Kizzie Pepper" to Ralph Barber and devotes pages discussing this and alternate attributions, such as Charles Pepper. We may never know who actually made these paperweights, but it is interesting to speculate.