"In the 18th and early 19th centuries, American glass craftsmen were usually European immigrants; American-born glassblowers and decorators were rare until after mid-century. For this reason, most early American glass was heavily influenced by European glass and ceramic designs. This lecture will examine some of those influences"--
Videotaped in the auditorium at The Corning Museum of Glass, in Corning, NY, October 16 2009.
Presenter: Jane Spillman, Curator of American Glass, The Corning Museum of Glass.
Title from DVD label.
One of a series of lectures, presented at the 48th annual Seminar on Glass, at The Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY.
Introduction by Florian Knothe.
A series of videotaped lectures and demonstrations on 7 DVDs. This lecture is on disc 3.
There are 2 additional lectures on this DVD - each cataloged separately.
White gold: the fascination with imitation / Florian Knothe --
Sources of inspiration: designing American glass / Jane Shadel Spillman --
Goblets throught he ages / David Whitehouse.