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The brilliance of Swedish glass, 1918-1939 :an alliance of art and industry /Anne-Marie Ericsson ... [et al.] ; Derek E. Ostergard and Nina Stritzler-Levine, editors.

Collection Type
Books
Originator
Ericsson, Anne-Marie.
Ostergard, Derek E.
Stritzler-Levine, Nina.
Publication
New Haven : Published for the Bard Graduate Center for Studies in the Decorative Arts by Yale University Press
Date
c1996.
Description
"Since the mid-1920s Swedish glass has been synonymous with excellence in design and craftsmanship. It has become the most highly acclaimed product of the Swedish applied arts industries in the international marketplace, virtually unrivaled by glassmakers elsewhere." "Through a series of ten essays, this book examines the emergence of Swedish glass against an historical, socioeconomic, and art-historical background." "This book also presents a wide selection of 157 works, shown in color, that trace the development of Swedish glass during the interwar years. In addition to the superlative art glass, there are examples of domestic glassware, stemware, scent bottles, light fixtures, and other forms, all of which represent themes and variations that encompass the Swedish response to modernism. The texts that accompany these objects examine the complex technical aspects of glassmaking and the aesthetic possibilities of glass as a medium."--BOOK JACKET.
336 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 31 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 320-328) and index.
ISBN
0300070055
0300070446 (pbk.)
9780300070057
9780300070446 (pbk.)
GUSN
270362
Call Number
Coll. NK5161.A1 B74 1996
Descriptive terms
Glaskunst.
Glass art History.
Glassware History 20th century.
Places
Sweden

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