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Mid-Century Modern Glass in America

Dean Six with Paul Eastwood

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Illustrated with over 690 brilliant color and black and white photos, the engaging text takes readers through the Mid-century Modern glass made in America. The book is divided into two sections, the first on glass manufacturers and the second on glass decorators and designers. Glass manufacturers covered include Bischoff, Blenko, Cambridge, Duncan & Miller, Erickson, Fenton, Fostoria, A.H. Heisey, Morgantown, Paden City, Seneca, and many more. Glass decorators and designers include Stan Fistick, Fred Press, Gay Fad, Ben Seibel, Russel Wright, and Eva Zeisel, among others. Cold glass decorations displayed include painting, decals, cutting, etching, and all other surface decoration. The beautiful wares, in a range of colors and crystal, covered include giftware, stemware, and tableware. Among the giftware items are beautiful vases, candy dishes, smoking items, and all other items not intended for tabletop use. Textured tumblers are also found among the drinkware explored. This book is a must for anyone who appreciates beautiful glass.

Size: 8 1/2" x 11" | 573 color & 119 b/w photos | 272 pp
ISBN13: 9780764347443

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Dean Six explored glass history and technologies in graduate school and has frequently written on the subjects. He has collected the wares of both well and lesser known glass companies for many years. He has long been a supporter of the West Virginia Museum of Glass. He has also authored Lotus: Depression Glass and Far Beyond; Viking Glass: 1944-1970; and West Virginia Glass Between the World Wars. He has coauthored American Machine-made Marbles and Popular American Marbles. All of these have been published through Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.