5000 years of glass / edited by Hugh Tait.

Title: 
5000 years of glass / edited by Hugh Tait.

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Publisher: 
London : British Museum, 2012.
Description: 
280 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps ; 28 cm.
Other Authors: 
Tait, Hugh.
Edition: 
[New ed.]
Format of Material: 
Books
Bib ID: 
133950
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Location: 
Stacks
Call Number: 
NK5106.T13b 2012
Location: 
Secured Stacks
Call Number: 
NK5106.T13b 2012
Location: 
Ready Reference
Call Number: 
NK5106.T13b 2012
Variant Title: 
Five thousand years of glass
Notes: 
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Contents: 
Introduction / Hugh Tait --
Faking --
1. Before the invention of glassblowing / Veronica Tatton-Brown and Carol Andrews --
The first glassmakers 2500-1200 BC --
Egypt c. 1450-1100 BC --
The Middle East and the Mediterranean c. 900-300BC --
Hellenistic and non-blown Roman glass c. 325 BC-AD 400 --
2. The Roman empire / Veronica Tatton-Brown --
Early blown glass 1st century AD --
The Roman achievement AD 100-400 --
3. Early medieval Europe AD 400-1066 / Veronica Tatton-Brown --
4. The Islamic lands and China / Ralph Pinder-Wilson --
Early Islamic glass 8th-11th centuries --
Islamic glass 12th-15th centuries --
Later Islamic glass 16th-19th centuries --
Chinese glass --
5. Europe from the Middle Ages to the Industrial Revolution / Hugh Tait --
Byzantium and medieval Europe 10th-15th centuries --
Venice and Renaissance Europe 15th-17th centuries --
North of the Alps 17th-18th centuries --
6. Europe and America 1800-1940 / Paul Hollister and John P. Smith --
Cut and engraved glass --
Important names in modern glassmaking --
Pressed glass --
Some special techniques and achievements --
The influence of France --
7. The decline of the craftsman, the rise of the artist, 1940-2010 / John P. Smith --
America --
Czechoslovakia and Eastern Europe --
Great Britain and Ireland --
Germany --
Northern Europe --
France and Belgium --
Japan, China and Australia --
Italy --
Paperweights --
Machine-made factory glass --
Bottle and window glass --
Techniques of glassmaking and decoration / William Gudenrath.
ISBN: 
9780714150956 (pbk.)
0714150959 (pbk.)
Object/Material Note: 
Includes CMoG objects: 80.3.38, p. 19 (#13-14) -- 78.1.1, p. 87 (#109) -- 51.2.262, p. 188 (#243) -- 74.3.129, p. 190 (#244) -- 92.3.15, p. 191 (#246) -- 65.3.68, p. 192 (#247) -- 79.3.179, p. 193 (#248) -- 2002.4.8, p. 195 (#251) -- 89.2.12, p. 197 (#252) -- 54.2.16, p.198 (#253) -- 50.3.76, p. 200 (#255) -- 78.3.12, p. 202 (#259) -- 80.2.27, p. 210 (#267) -- 63.2.38, p. 211 (#268) -- 88.3.31, p. 213 (#269) -- 74.3.5, p. 214 (#270) -- 65.3.48, p. 215 (#271) -- 76.4.21, p. 218 (#273) -- 2007.4.168, p. 218 (#274) -- 83.4.45, p. 219 (#275) -- 88.3.8, p. 220 (#276) -- 2007.3.101, p. 221 (#277) -- 93.3.26, p. 221 (#278) -- 90.3.36, p. 221 (#279) -- 2006.2.2, p. 222 (#280) -- 2008.3.27, p. 224 (#282) -- 87.4.19, p. 224 (#283) -- 79.3.17, p. 226 (#285) -- 2006.6.1, p. 228 (#286) -- 96.4.166, p. 230 (#288) -- 2006.4.91, p. 231 (#289) -- 2005.4.125, p. 232 (#291, left) -- 2005.4.61, p. 232 (#291, back center) -- 2005.4.158, p. 232 (#291, right) -- 2009.4.90, p. 236 (#295) -- 59.1.88, p. 250 (fig. 88).