China and glass in America, 1880-1980 : from tabletop to TV tray / Charles L. Venable ... [et al.] ; photography by Tom Jenkins.

Title: 
China and glass in America, 1880-1980 : from tabletop to TV tray / Charles L. Venable ... [et al.] ; photography by Tom Jenkins.
Publisher: 
Dallas, Tex. : Dallas Museum of Art, 2000.
Description: 
496 p. : ill. ; cm.
Other Authors: 
Venable, Charles L. (Charles Lane), 1960-
Jenkins, Tom, 1953-
Dallas Museum of Art.
Newark Museum.
Format of Material: 
Books
Bib ID: 
64355
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Location: 
Stacks
Call Number: 
NK4695.T33.C53
Location: 
Secured Stacks
Call Number: 
NK4695.T33.C53
Notes: 
Catalog of an exhibition held at the Newark Museum, Mar. 15 - June 18, 2000 and the Dallas Museum of Art, July 23, 2000 - Jan. 7, 2001.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Reviewed by Graham M. McLaren in Journal of Design History, v. 14, no. 3, 2001, pp. 243-245.
A look at modern tableware used in American homes, examining its cultural and business history as well as its design.
Consult index for references to glass companies, including Blenko Glass Company; Corning Glass Works; Fostoria Glass Company; Libbey Glass Company; Morgantown Glass Works; Steuben Glass Works; and extensive references to glass in America.
Contents: 
Dishes and more dishes: tableware in the home --
Getting a piece of the pie: American tableware makers --
Foreigners at our table: imported china and glass --
From warehouse to your house: tableware marketing.
ISBN: 
0810966921 (alk. paper)