Glass of the alchemists : lead crystal-gold ruby, 1650-1750 / Dedo von Kerssenbrock-Krosigk, with contributions by Colin Brain, ... [et al.].

Title: 
Glass of the alchemists : lead crystal-gold ruby, 1650-1750 / Dedo von Kerssenbrock-Krosigk, with contributions by Colin Brain, ... [et al.].
Author/Artist: 
Kerssenbrock-Krosigk, Dedo von.
Publisher: 
Corning, N.Y. : Corning Museum of Glass, c2008.
Description: 
356 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 33 cm.
Other Authors: 
Brain, Colin.
Corning Museum of Glass.
Bib ID: 
103865
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references (p. 318-337) and index.
Published in conjunction with the exhibition of the same title held June 27, 2008-January 4, 2009 at The Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, New York.
Contents: 
Foreword / David Whitehouse --
Acknowledgments --
Introduction / Dedo von Kerssenbrock-Krosigk --
Alchemy as the imitator of nature / Pamela H. Smith --
What alchemists knew : early modern chymistry / William R. Newman --
Depicting alchemy : illustrations from Antonio Neri's 1599 manuscript / Paul Engle --
Itineraries of glass innovation : Johann Rudolf Glauber and his followers / Werner Loibl --
Late 17th-century changes in Bohemian glassmaking / Olga Drahotová --
Johann Joachim Becher and the beginnings of Baroque glassmaking in central Europe / Martin Mádl --
Vitrum saturni : lead glass in Britain / Colin Brain --
Gold ruby glass / Dedo von Kerssenbrock-Krosigk --
Catalog / Dedo von Kerssenbrock-Krosigk --
The "alchemy" of glass today.
ISBN: 
9780872901698
Object/Material Note: 
Includes CMoG objects: 80.3.12, p. 141, #1 -- 56.3.33, p. 142, #2 -- 70.1.13, p. 143, #3 -- 65.3.11, p. 144, #4 -- 2006.3.78, p. 145, #5 -- 64.3.88, p. 146, #6 -- 2000.3.16, p. 148, #7 -- 2000.3.17, p. 149, #8 -- 54.3.108, p. 150, #9 -- RL.52.3.2008-5, p. 151-152, #10-d -- RL.52.3.2008-4, p. 151-152, #10-e -- RL.52.3.2008-6, p. 151-153, #10-f -- RL.52.3.2008-7, p. 151-153, #10-g -- RL.52.3.2008-8, p. 151-153, #10-h -- 89.3.27, p. 154, #11 -- 91.3.36, p. 156, #12 -- 79.3.475, p. 157, #13 -- 79.3.266, p. 160, #14 -- 79.3.167, p. 162, #15 -- 79.3.158, p. 165, #16 -- 66.3.49, p. 166, #17 -- 50.2.4, p. 167, #18 -- 63.2.7, p. 168, #19 -- 50.2.2, p. 170, #20 -- 79.2.74, p. 172, #21 -- 54.2.12, p. 175, #23 -- 60.2.34, p. 176, #24 -- 50.2.27, p. 177, #25 -- 61.2.7, p. 178, #26 -- 79.2.76, p. 178, #27 -- 66.2.20, p. 179, #28 -- 79.2.151, p. 180, #29 -- 79.2.157, p. 181, #30 -- 79.2.284, p. 181, #31 -- 79.2.119, p. 182, #32 -- 79.2.108, p. 183, #33 -- 70.2.23, p. 184, #34 -- 58.2.2, pp. 184-184, #35 -- 91.2.10, p. 186-187, #36 -- 79.3.406, p. 188-189, #37 -- 56.3.74, p. 190, #38 -- 70.3.315, p. 191, #39 -- 65.3.84, p. 193, #41 -- 86.3.84, p. 193, #42 -- 79.3.515, p. 194-195, #43 -- 50.3.39, p. 196, #44 -- 79.3.1100, p. 197, #45 -- 61.3.141, p.198, #46 -- 79.3.262, p. 199, #47 -- 79.3.249, p. 200-201, #48 -- 79.3.359, p. 202-203, #49 -- 56.3.95, p. 204-205, #50 -- 82.3.78, p. 206-207, #51 -- 61.3.138, p. 208-209, #52 -- 79.3.270, p. 210, #53 -- 79.3.537, p. 211, #54 -- 65.3.109, p. 212, #55 -- 79.3.524, p. 212, #56 -- 79.3.1223, p. 213, #57 -- 74.3.29, p. 214-215, #58 -- 65.3.56, p. 216-217, #59 -- 52.3.20, p. 218, #60 -- 72.3.16, p. 220-223, #62 -- 99.3.2, p. 224-225, #63 -- 79.3.513, p. 228-229, #65 -- 79.3.1002, p. 230, #66 -- 79.3.299, p. 232-233, #69 -- 58.3.185, p. 234-235, #70 -- 79.3.328, p. 236-237, #71 -- 79.3.258, p. 238-239, #72 -- RL.54.3.2008, p. 240, #73 -- RL.78.3.2008, p. 243, #74 -- 67.3.11, p. 244, #75 -- 64.3.19, p. 247, #78 -- 79.3.318, p. 248, #79 -- 72.3.49, p. 249, #80 -- L.73.3.2008, p. 254, #83 -- L.71.3.2008, p. 255, #84 -- 79.3.309, p. 258-259, #86 -- RL.53.3.2008, p. 260, #87 -- 77.3.8, p. 261, #88 -- L.74.3.2008, p. 262, #89 -- 79.3.574, p. 263, #90 -- L.75.3.2008, p. 264, #91 -- L.69.3.2008, p. 265, #92 -- RL.86.3.2008, p. 266, #93 -- L.72.3.2008, p. 269, #95 -- RL.79.3.2008, p. 270, #96 -- RL.77.3.2008, p. 271, #97 -- 79.3.308, p. 272, #98 -- RL.85.3.2008, p. 273, #99 -- RL.55.3.2008, p. 273, #100 -- RL.76.3.2008, p. 274, #101 -- RL.56.3.2008, p. 277, #103 -- 71.3.170, p. 278, #104 -- 59.3.46, p. 279, #105 -- 58.3.159, pp. 282-283, #108 -- 79.3.310, p. 283, right -- 83.3.18, p. 284-285, #109 -- 61.3.9, p. 286-287, #110 -- 99.3.37, p. 288-291, #111 -- 99.3.37 A, p. 288-291, #111 -- 99.3.37 B, p. 288-291, #111 -- 99.3.37 C, p. 288-291, #111 -- 99.3.37 D, p. 288-291, #111 -- 57.7.15, p. 292, #112 -- RL.57.3.2008, p. 293, #113 -- RL.58.7.2008, p. 294-295, #114 -- RL.59.7.2008, p. 294-295, #114 -- 57.6.10, p. 296-298, #115 -- 55.6.17, p. 299, #116 (right) -- 55.6.17 A, p. 299, #116 (right) -- 55.6.17 B, p. 299, #116 (right) -- 69.6.1, p. 300, #117.