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Lanmon, Dwight P.

The golden age of English glass, 1650-1775 / Dwight P. Lanmon.

Woodbridge, Suffolk : Antique Collectors' Club, c2011.
Physical Description:
373 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 31 cm.
Reference Library
NK5143 .L35 2011 (LC) Oversize
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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"This book documents and illustrates one hundred and twenty-seven examples (and sets) of English glass made between the mid-1640s and 1809"--P. 11.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 343-366) and index.
Subject Terms:
Bryan, John H. (John Henry), 1936- -- Art collections -- Catalogs.
Glass manufacture -- England -- History.
Glassware -- England -- 17th century -- Catalogs.
Glassware -- England -- 18th century -- Catalogs.
Glassware -- England -- History -- 17th century.
Glassware -- England -- History -- 18th century.

  • A brief history of glassmaking in England
  • Tools of the glassblower
  • Drinking in England
  • Seventeenth century English objects of lead glass
  • Drinking glasses with heavy-baluster stems
  • Diamond-point engraving
  • Wheel-engraved English glass
  • Panel-moulded stems
  • Jacobite glass
  • Glasses with internal spirals in their stems
  • Gilding on glass
  • Glass candlesticks, "branches" and chandeliers
  • Window glass, plate glass and mirrors
  • English black-glass bottles
  • Chemical analyses of the glasses / by Robert H. Brill.