Collecting American glass

  • 64 Pages
  • 2.14 MB
  • English
Gramercy Pub. Co. , New York
Glassware -- Collectors and collecting., Glassware -- United States -- His
StatementKatharine Morrison McClinton.
LC ClassificationsNK5112 .M22 1950
The Physical Object
Pagination64 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20777182M

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American Brilliant cut glass came out of the shadows of European cut glass in at the Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. There, representatives from eight American glass manufacturers showed off their leaded-crystal goblets, tumblers, decanters, and serving plates, each of which had been deeply cut by hand on a succession.

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