All About Glass
All About Glass
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Cristalleries du Val-Saint-Lambert [Seraing, Belgium]. [Seraing: Cristalleries du Val-Saint Lambert, 1 janvier 1840 (Bruxelles: J.B. Blasseau) Val-Saint-Lambert, Cristalleries du TC CorningDB Record Number 133327 Find This in the Library Location: Secured Stacks- Trade Catalogs Call Number: Val
The story of the Blaschkas begins in the small town of Böhmisch Aicha (now Cˇesky´ Dub in the Czech Republic), where Leopold’s father continued the family tradition of flameworking. When Leopold was a student, his favorite subjects were natural history and painting, and a visiting artist urged him
Tropical and temperate plants continuously bloom in their Victorian cherry wood vitrines as visitors to the Harvard Museum of Natural History marvel at their favorite flowers and the most noxious weeds. These nearly 4,300 botanical models represent roughly 840 species and 170 plant families in an
One of the most interesting figures in the history of glass lived four hundred years ago in Florence, Italy. He was an alchemist, a glassmaker and a Catholic priest. His name was Antonio Neri and he worked for a prince from the Medici royal family. 1 Neri is famously known as the author of the
The Corning Museum of Glass presents its popular 2300° series of art happenings each year, featuring live music, hot glassmaking, and great food and drink. T...
Corning, NY: Membership & Development Dept., Corning Museum of Glass, - NK5102.C8 Gather Periodical CorningDB Record Number 75602 Find This in the Library Location: Periodicals Call Number: NK5102.C8.G26 Location: Secured Stacks- Archives (Active) Call Number: Simpson Archive Location
Lynde, Carleton J. A.C. Gilbert Company. Glass blowing Boy engineering New Haven, CT: A.C. Gilbert Co., 1909. TP859.2 Cage CorningDB Record Number 22149 Find This in the Library Location: Secured Stacks Call Number: TP859.2.L98 Location: Secured Stacks Call Number: TP859.I33 Holdings Note: 26
Watch Jordana Korsen demonstrate for her class, Next Steps in Glassblowing. This class will focus on the common problems that arise for students when they ha...
Katharine Lamb Tait was born on June 3, 1895 in Alpine, New Jersey. Katharine’s father who was architect and designer, Charles Rollinson Lamb, was also president of Lamb Studios and the Stained Glass Association of America. 7 Her mother, Ella Condie Lamb was an artist. 1 In 1912, Tait graduated
United States Glass Company, Pittsburgh, PA, USA. Pittsburgh, Pa.: United States Glass Company, [ca. 1898] United States Glass Company TCF CorningDB Record Number 54997 Find This in the Library Location: Secured Stacks- Trade Catalogs (Flat) Call Number: United States Glass Company Location:
Mount Washington Glass Works, New Bedford, MA, USA. Also known as: [Chandelier catalog] New Bedford, Mass.: Mount Washington Glass Works, [ca. 1887] Mount Washington Glass Works TCO CorningDB Record Number 54225 Find This in the Library Location: Secured Stacks- Trade Catalogs (Oversized) Call
Société anonyme des verreries réunies de Vallérysthal & Portieux, Portieux, France. Représentant les demi-cristaux unis, taillés, gravés et moulés [Portieux]: Société anonyme des verreries réunies de Vallérysthal & Portieux, 1873 (Paris: Imp.. Rousseaux) Vallérysthal &
At December's 2300°: Salsa, guest artist Pablo Soto created vibrant blue glass vessels in front of a lively crowd. We caught up with him after the show to se...
Treadway Gallery Treadway Gallery November 14, 1993 Auction CorningDB Record Number 13361 Notes 93/11/14 November 14, 1993 Includes Price List Auction Catalog Copies: 1 Event Notes 93/11/14 November 14, 1993 7CFBF116-0F8B-4393-BBF0-FBDEF46C6250.pdf Venini Seguso Kosta
Gardner, Paul Vickers, 1908- Corning Museum of Glass. Rockwell Museum. Corning, N.Y.: Corning Museum of Glass; Rockwell Museum, 1985. NK5198.C3 RREF CorningDB Record Number 0872901114 31168 Find This in the Library Location: Ready Reference Call Number: NK5198.C3G22f Location: Stacks Call Number
Corning Museum of Glass. Also known as: New glass 1979 New Glass 79 Exhibition originally called: Glass '79 Corning, N.Y.: The Corning Museum of Glass, 1979. NK5198 Stacks CorningDB Record Number 087290069X 20603 Find This in the Library Location: Stacks Call Number: NK5198.C81 Location:
Froehner, Wilhelm, 1834-1925. Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.). Morgan Collection. Paris, 1903. R-349 Microform CorningDB Record Number 28292 Find This in the Library Location: Microforms Call Number: R-349 Location: Secured Stacks- Jumbo Call Number: NK5107.F92g J Location:
Watch Raven Skyriver demonstrate for his Under Construction class at The Studio. This sculpting class will teach students how to construct the objects that t...
Adolf Schönbek (Firm), Morchenstern, Bohemia. Novelties of modern lamps for gas and electric light Novià di lampade per luce elettrica e per gas Nouveautés d'articles pour l'éclairage à gas et l'électricité Kronleuchter = lustres = lamapadari = chandeliers Morchenstern,
Andrew Erdos' work is pop, sarcastic, and humorous, with a hint of social commentary. He says, "I like taking objects that we are comfortable with—like a hum...
Joanna Manousis holds an M.F.A. in Sculpture from Alfred University, NY, and a B.F.A. in Glass from The University of Wolverhampton, England. She has worked,...
Higgins & Seiter, New York, NY, USA. China and cut glass, catalog no. 17 New York: Higgins & Seiter, [1907-1908] Cut glass: Higgins & Seiter, New York, NY, USA (F-9360C) Catalog; no. 17 MicroTC CorningDB Record Number 52921 Find This in the Library Location: Microform / Trade Catalogs
Brill, Robert H. Annales du 5e Congrès de l'Association Internationale pour l'Histoire du Verre, Liège: Edition du Secrétariat Général, 1972, pp. 329-335, ill. CitationDB Record Number AI79229 Find This in the Library Call Number: No call number available Holdings Note: NK 5100.A84
A.L. Blackmer (Firm), New Bedford, MA, USA. Rich cut glass New Bedford, Mass.: A. L. Blackmer Co., Ltd., [1908?] Cut glass: A.L. Blackmer (Firm), New Bedford, MA, USA. TCO CorningDB Record Number 78377 Find This in the Library Location: Secured Stacks- Trade Catalogs (Oversized) Call Number: Cut
Artist John Miller creates his super-sized "Blue-Plate Specials" in glass at the Hot Glass Show during 2300°: Americana. Watch as he turns some American clas...
This article reviews the current state of our knowledge of early Islamic gold sandwich glass and publishes five examples in the Museum's collection. In 1964, the Corning Museum acquired a gold sandwich glass cup [64.1.32] (Fig. 1) that was identified as “2nd–4th century A.D., Parthian or
Among the glass in the Department of Greek and Roman Antiquities at The British Museum is a fragment of a late Roman dichroic cage cup. Although the fragment has been mentioned on several occasions, 1 it has never been described in detail. The find-place is unknown. Description The fragment (Fig. 1
In 1959, The Corning Museum of Glass received a large group of objects as a gift from Frederick Carder, the retired director of the Steuben Glass Works. Most of these had been made at Steuben in Corning, New York, but some were English. Most of the English pieces came from Stevens & Williams of
In 1975, The Corning Museum of Glass acquired a fragment with enameled ornament that was attributed to the late Hellenistic or early Roman period. 1 It was purchased in the marketplace, and the Museum has no record of its history. The purpose of this note is to suggest that it may have been
Among the objects from the collection of Ray Winfield Smith that are in The Corning Museum of Glass, one relief-cut fragment has provoked widely divergent views about its identity. 1 The object (Fig. 1), which Smith acquired in Cairo, may be described as follows: Fragment with eagle [55.1.148].