Masterpieces of glass from the collection of the Museum of Decorative Arts in Prague, 2014-2015 / [exhibition concept and editor of the catalogue: Helena Brožková ; cooperation and text for catalogue: Milan Hlaveš, Helena Koenigsmarková, Jan Schoettner ; translation into English: Linda Leffová].

Title: 
Masterpieces of glass from the collection of the Museum of Decorative Arts in Prague, 2014-2015 / [exhibition concept and editor of the catalogue: Helena Brožková ; cooperation and text for catalogue: Milan Hlaveš, Helena Koenigsmarková, Jan Schoettner ; translation into English: Linda Leffová].

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Author/Artist: 
Uměleckoprůmyslové muzeum v Praze, owner
Description: 
306 pages : color illustrations ; 30 cm
Other Authors: 
Brožková, Helena, curator, editor
Shanghai Youxiang Art Exhibitions and Exchange Development Co., Ltd.
Format of Material: 
Books
Bib ID: 
141659
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Location: 
Secured Stacks
Call Number: 
NK5102.5.P8.P89m
Notes: 
Title also in Chinese.
Catalog for a traveling exhibition held June 20-September 14, 2014 at the Hunan Provincial Museum, Changsha, China; September 26-December 14, 2014 at the Inner Mongolia Museum, Hohhot, China; January 6-March 15, 2015 at the Beijing Art Museum, Beijing, China; March 27-June 14, 2015 at the Henan Museum, Zhengzhou, China; and July 7-October 7, 2015 at the Liaoning Provincial Museum, Shenyang, China.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 292-294) and index.
In Chinese and English.
Contents: 
The glass collection of the Museum of Decorative Arts in Prague / Helena Brožková --
A brief summary of the history of glass production in Europe. From the beginnings in the Near East to the period of revival styles in the second half of the 19th century / Jan Schoettner ; European glass from the end of the 19th century to the late 1930s / Milan Hlaveš --
The archaeological findings on the Chinese glass and the western glass / Jiayou, An --
Ancient glass --
Glass in the Middle Ages --
Glass of the Renaissance period. Enamel-painted Venetian and northern glass of the Renaissance period ; Hot-formed and decorated Venetian glass of the Renaissance period ; European hot-shaped glass in Venetian style --
Glass of the Baroque and Rococo periods. Cut and engraved glass of the Baroque period ; Painted and double-walled glass of the Baroque and Rococo periods --
Glass of the first half of the 19th century (neoclassicism, Empire style, Biedermeier, Rococo revival) --
Glass of the second half of the 19th century (historical style) --
Glass of the art nouveau period --
Glass between the two world wars --
Overview of the technical developments in glass production.
ISBN: 
9788071011439