Five thousand years of glass / edited by Hugh Tait.

Title: 
Five thousand years of glass / edited by Hugh Tait.
Author/Artist: 
Tait, Hugh.
Publisher: 
Philadelphia, Pa. : University of Pennsylvania Press, 2004.
Description: 
256 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm.
Other Authors: 
Hollister, Paul M., 1918-2004. Europe and America 1800-1940.
Gudenrath, William. Techniques of glassmaking and decoration.
Tatton-Brown, Veronica.
Pinder-Wilson, Ralph H.
Tait, Hugh. Glass, 5,000 years.
Edition: 
Rev. ed.
Format of Material: 
Books
Bib ID: 
98761
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Location: 
Stacks
Call Number: 
NK5106.T13b 2004
Location: 
Secured Stacks
Call Number: 
NK5106.T13b 2004
Variant Title: 
5000 years of glass
5,000 years of glass
5 thousand years of glass
Notes: 
Originally published 1991 by Abrams as Glass, 5,000 years.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 248-249) and index.
Includes illustrated descriptions of glass working techniques.
Contents: 
Introduction / Hugh Tait --
Faking --
1. Before the invention of glassblowing / Veronica Tatton-Brown and Carol Andrews --
The first glassmakers 2500-1200 BC --
Egypt c. 1450-1100 BC --
Western Asia and the Mediterranean c. 900-300 BC --
Hellenistic and non-blown Roman glass c. 325 BC - AD 400 --
2. The Roman empire / Veronica Tatton-Brown --
Early blown glass 1st century AD --
The Roman achievement AD 100-400 --
3. Early medieval Europe AD 400-1066 / Veronica Tatton-Brown --
4. The Islamic lands and China / Ralph Pinder-Wilson --
Early Islamic glass 8th-11th centuries --
Islamic glass 12th-15th centuries --
Later Islamic glass 16th-19th centuries --
Chinese glass --
5. Europe from the Middle Ages to the Industrial Revolution / Hugh Tait --
Byzantium and medieval Europe 10th-15th centuries --
Venice and renaissance Europe 15th-17th centuries --
North of the Alps 17th-18th centuries --
6. Europe and America 1800-1940 / Paul Hollister --
Cut and engraved glass --
Pressed glass --
Some special techniques and achievements --
Five formative artists --
Epilogue / Hugh Tait --
Techniques of glassmaking and decoration / William Gudenrath.
ISBN: 
0812218884 (alk. paper)
9780812218886 (alk. paper)
Object/Material Note: 
Includes CMoG objects: 74.3.24 A, t.p. -- 74.3.24 B, t.p. -- 74.3.24 C, t.p. -- 74.3.24 D, t.p. -- 74.3.24 E, t.p. -- 74.3.24 F, t.p. -- 74.3.24 G, t.p. -- 74.3.24 H, t.p. -- 74.3.24 I, t.p. -- 80.3.38, p. 19 (#13-14) -- 78.1.1, p. 87 (#109) -- 74.3.129, p. 190 (#244) -- 66.3.20, p. 191 (#245) -- 65.3.68, p. 192 (#246) -- 54.2.16, p. 194-195 (#248) -- 84.4.165, p. 196-197 (#249) -- 51.4.536, p. 196-197 (#250) -- 89.4.30, p. 196-197 (#251, left) -- 89.4.32, p. 196-197 (#251, center) -- 89.4.34, p. 196-197 (#251, right) -- 62.4.4, p. 200 (#253) -- 79.3.466, p. 202 (#256, right) -- 79.3.330, p. 202 (#256, left) -- 74.3.27, p. 209-210 (#264) -- 65.3.48, p. 210 (#265) -- 59.1.88, p. 226 (fig. 88).