Dr. W. E. Fuss (1804-1849) : ein Pionier der Millefiori Technik / Gerd Mattes.

Title: 
Dr. W. E. Fuss (1804-1849) : ein Pionier der Millefiori Technik / Gerd Mattes.
Author/Artist: 
Mattes, Gerd, 1943- author
Description: 
102 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm
Format of Material: 
Books
Bib ID: 
137966
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Location: 
Secured Stacks
Call Number: 
TP854.G3.M43
Notes: 
"In this publication, which contains the results of intensive biographical research, complete with illustrations, Gerd Mattes explores the millefiori experiments and the research work done by Dr. Fuss, which subsequently served as a source of inspiration for later generations, including the well-known creative talent of Franz Pohl. For all those interested in millefiori, including collectors of paperweights or other millefiori-decorated glass objects, this is a most valuable piece of research and, in my opinion, a 'must-read' publication"--Page 63.
Includes bibliographical references (page 85-86).
c. 1 Gift; Gerd Mattes; 2013
In 1835, Fuss was awarded a prize for discovering a method for manufacturing ruby glass from the Purple of Cassius.
CMGL also has a transcription of Fluss's report on making millefiori objects (CMGL BIB 142517, TP859 .F99 2014).
Contents: 
Abschnitt I. Deutsch. Der Autor --
Vorwort --
Dr. W.E. Fuss, Chemiker und Wiederentdecker alter Glastechniken : ein Versuch, seine Lebensdaten nach den bisher gefundenen Quellen darzustellen --
Fassung PGK 2011-1 mit Ergänzungen --
Nachtrag --
Personen --
Wirkungsstätten --
Begriffserläuterungen --
Abschnitt II/Part II. English. The author --
Preface --
Dr. W.E. Fuss, chemist and re-discoverer of ancient glass techniques : an attempt to reconstruct his life on the basis of known sources --
First publishing under Pressglass-Korrespondenz, 2012-1 --
Addendum.
ISBN: 
9783200033481