The encyclopedia of modern marbles, spheres & orbs / Mark P. Block.

Title: 
The encyclopedia of modern marbles, spheres & orbs / Mark P. Block.
Author/Artist: 
Block, Mark P.
Publisher: 
Atglen, PA : Schiffer, c2005.
Description: 
256 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 32 cm.
Format of Material: 
Books
Bib ID: 
88983
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Location: 
Stacks
Call Number: 
GV1213.B64e
Location: 
Secured Stacks
Call Number: 
GV1213.B64e
Variant Title: 
Modern marbles, spheres, & orbs
Modern marbles, spheres, and orbs
Notes: 
"With value guide"--Cover.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [252]-254) and index.
Includes paperweights and sculptural marbles.
Contents: 
Concise history of glass --
American studio glass movement --
Contemporary marbles and the studio glass movement --
The expanding world of contemporary marbles --
More about marbles --
Ancient and antique handmade marbles --
American machine-made and foreign manufactured marbles --
Collecting contemporary marbles, spheres, and orbs --
Building your collection --
Caring for your collection --
Edition types --
What contemporary works to collect --
Regular stock or open edition production stock --
Prototypes --
Limited editions --
Experimental works --
The artist's mark --
Trademark and copyright use --
Crafting contemporary marbles, spheres, and orbs --
Studio glass works --
Decorative glass house works --
Artist's/craftsman's work --
The crafting process --
Grading --
Valuating --
More about marbles, spheres, and orbs --
Ancient, mineral and handmade non-glass marbles, spheres, and orbs --
Handmade glass marbles, spheres, and orbs --
Swirls --
End-of-day --
Lutz or aventurine glass --
American machine-made and foreign manufactured glass marbles and contemporary works --
Mimics, reproductions and repairs --
"Novel and inventive" contemporary marbles --
Spheres, and orbs --
Millefiori and Murrini --
Conclusion: in their own words --
Artists/craftsmen of the contemporary marble movement --
Glossary of terms --
Associated value guide --
Select bibliography --
Index.
ISBN: 
076432294X (hardcover)
9780764322945
Series: 
A Schiffer book for collectors
Object/Material Note: 
Includes CMoG objects: 52.1.93, p. 20 (fig. 14) -- 85.1.1, p. 20 (fig. 15) -- 64.3.9, p. 21 (fig. 16) -- 50.4.447 A, p. 22 (fig. 17) -- 50.4.447 B, p. 22 (fig. 17) -- 74.4.187, p. 22 (fig. 18) -- 69.4.174, p. 22 (fig. 18) -- 69.4.172, p. 22 (fig. 18) -- 69.4.173, p. 22-23 (fig. 18) -- 57.4.9 Aa p. 23 (fig. 18) -- 57.4.9 Ab, p. 23 (fig. 18) -- 51.4.536, p. 23 (fig. 18) -- 57.4.9 B p. 23 (fig. 18) -- 57.4.9 D p. 23 (fig. 18) -- 92.4.155, p. 23 (fig. 18) -- L193.4.76, p. 23 (fig. 18) -- 90.4.244, p. 24 (fig. 20) -- 66.4.47, p. 25 (fig. 21) -- 76.4.21, p. 25 (fig. 22) -- 2000.4.6, p. 26 (fig. 23) -- 93.4.90, p. 26 (fig. 24).