Italian Glass: Century 20

Leslie Piña

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This long-awaited book will be a valuable tool for collectors, dealers, and researchers of modern Italian glass. Most comprehensive volumes are written in Italian, and none includes a value guide. This one, in English, includes information and photographs that will make this book a standard reference on the subject.With approximately 700 full color photos of almost 1000 examples of glass from 1900 to 2000, and an emphasis on the highly collectible mid-century period, nearly every company and technique is represented. Company histories, designer biographies, glossary, bibliography, index, and value guide make this an ideal reference book.

Size: 8 1/2" x 11" | 567 color photos | Price Guide/Index | 240 pp
ISBN13: 9780764319297

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Leslie Piña, Ph.D. heads the Historic Preservation program at Ursuline College, in Pepper Pike, Ohio and has written and co-authored over 60 books for Schiffer on twentieth-century design, designers, and decorative arts, plus a text book, Furniture in History: 3000 BC - 2000 AD.