"The present volume is a revised edition of the original German book, Art Nouveau Glas: die Sammlung Gerda Koepff, published in 1998"--T.p. verso.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 325-329) and index.
Firms included: Gallé; Daum, Désiré Christian; Burgun, Schverer & Co.; Vallerysthal; Müller Freres; etc.
Information on manufacturers and artists and examples of signatures: p. 293-321.
Thoughts on the collection: a conversation with Gerda Koepff --
Art nouveau glass: origins, sources, developments / Helmut Ricke --
Paris: between the 1867 and 1900 Expositions Universelles / Eva Schmitt --
Emile Gallé: a brief appraisal / Helmut Ricke --
Emile Gallé, symbolism and art criticism in Germany / Brigitte Leonhardt --
The glass masterpieces of Emile Gallé and their affinity with Japanese art / Nobuo Tsūji --
Daum Frères: stepping out of Gallé's shadow / Eva Schmitt --
Désiré Christian: between Meisenthal and Nancy / Susanne Brenner --
Paris before 1900 --
Emile Gallé --
Burgun, Schverer & Co., Désiré Christian, Vallerysthal --
Daum Frères --
Muller Frères --
Contract of 4 January 1885 concluded between Emile Gallé, the manufacturer Burgun, Schverer & Co., Meisenthal, and its glass painter Désiré Christian --
Emile Gallé: notes on glass production --
Notes on the production of glass and luxury crystal objects by Emile Gallé, 1889 --
Selections from Emile Gallé's correspondence with the firm Burgun, Schverer & Co., Meisenthal --
Emile Gallé: My submissions to the Salon, 1898 --
Emile Gallé: symbolic decoration: a speech given at the Académie de Stanislas, Nancy, 17 May 1900 --
Response of Charles de Meixmoron de Dombasle to the candidate Emile Gallé --
Robert de Montesquiou, the goldsmith and the glass artist (Gallé and Lalique) --
Drawings from Gallé's studio: the 5 March 1898 application for design protection / Helmut Ricke --
The Daum factory archives / Eva Schmitt --
Patent applications --
Manufacturers and artists --