The 2012 Portland Vase Project : recreation of a masterpiece / Graham Fisher ; with a foreword by David Whitehouse.

Title: 
The 2012 Portland Vase Project : recreation of a masterpiece / Graham Fisher ; with a foreword by David Whitehouse.

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Author/Artist: 
Fisher, Graham, 1954-
Publisher: 
Kingswinford : Sparrow Pub., 2012.
Description: 
96 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 23 cm.
Format of Material: 
Books
Bib ID: 
131722
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Location: 
Stacks
Call Number: 
NK5144.F52
Location: 
Secured Stacks
Call Number: 
NK5144.F52
Notes: 
"Including notes on glassmaking, the Stourbridge glass industry, cameo glass, the Auldjo Jug, the original Portland Vase."
"A spug book"--T.p. verso.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 92-94).
A group of glass artisans in Stourbridge work together to recreate the Portland Vase and other examples of Roman cameo glass.
Complimentary copy; Sparrow Publishing; 2012; 1000124841; 1000124842
Contents: 
An enigma within a puzzle enshrouded in mystery --
Once upon a time: a glass engraver's tale --
Glass, and Stourbridge glass: a précis --
Cameo glass: what it is and how it is made --
The Portland Vase and other cameos: their place in the pantheon of glass --
The 2012 Portland Vase (and Auldjo Jug): engraving and beyond --
The Portland Vase team --
The Stourbridge Glass Quarter: the Ruskin Centre: epicentre of the 2012 Portland Vase recreation --
International Festival of Glass and British Glass Biennale --
Epilogue: gazing down the line --
Glossary of terms used.
ISBN: 
9780954878146 (Paper)
0954878140 (Paper)
Object/Material Note: 
Includes CMoG objects: 82.2.20, p. 26 (top left) -- 89.2.10, p. 26 (top center) -- 89.2.13, p. 26 (top right) -- 92.2.10, p. 26 (bottom right) -- 52.1.93, p. 34 (bottom) -- 92.2.7, p. 39 (top), p. 43 (bottom) -- 92.2.15, p. 42 -- 96.7.9, p. 70 (top) -- model of Steuben shop, 1903-1949, p. 70 (bottom).