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Bottle Makers And Their Marks

Author : Julian Harrison Toulouse
ISBN : 1930665342
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 42.84 MB
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Often considered the foremost reference for manufacturer's marks, this epic work is astounding in its breadth. By his own count, Toulouse offers information on more than 1,200 different marks found on glass bottles and jars. (Antiques/Collectibles)
Category: Social Science

Baffle Marks And Pontil Scars A Reader On Historic Bottle Identification

Author : Peter D. Schulz
ISBN : 9781939531162
Genre : Archaeology and history
File Size : 81.97 MB
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This Reader is the republishing of a series of reports on the identification of glass containers and the history of the glass container industry. These publications-- several of them classics long out of print--provide a fundamental understanding of the technological evolution that allows accurate analysis of historic archaeological assemblages. Articles included come from trade publications, government reports, and newspaper accounts; topical studies by archaeologists; and some new articles intended to assist in laboratory analysis. The unifying thread in these selections is the attempt to give the reader a clearer picture of both the glass container industry and its processes that left physical traces through various ages on the surfaces of the bottles themselves.
Category: Archaeology and history

Encyclopedia Of Marks On American English And European Earthenware Ironstone Stoneware 1780 1980

Author : Arnold A. Kowalsky
ISBN : 0764307312
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
File Size : 64.45 MB
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This essential new reference identifies thousands of marks from American, English and European potters. Marks are presented in alphabetical and chronological order by potters with historical facts. American and Canadian importers and the potters for whom they imported are identified. Ware types, printed patterns, registry dates, glossary and bibliography are included. Now identification of pottery has a single authoritative source.
Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Glass Milk Bottles

Author : Jeffrey L. Giarde
ISBN : LCCN:80148005
Genre : Bottle industry
File Size : 56.83 MB
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Category: Bottle industry

Miller S Antiques Marks

Author : Judith Miller
ISBN : 9781845339135
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
File Size : 76.66 MB
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Whether you are buying at auction, flea market or antique shop this is the book you need to identify and date what you find. More than 6,000 marks are organized for quick, at-a-glance reference with full-colour sections on silver, Sheffield plate, bronze figures, ceramics, glass, costume jewellery, toys and dolls.
Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Perfume Bottles

Author : Judith Miller
ISBN : 075661922X
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
File Size : 43.61 MB
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Written by an international expert, a series of compact, richly illustrated guides furnishes up-to-date information on purchasing, valuing, selling, and collecting a variety of popular antiques and collectibles, using a star-rating system to indicate the value of each item, information on influential designers and makers, and hundreds of full-color photographs.
Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Warman S Depression Glass Field Guide

Author : Ellen Schroy
ISBN : 9781440234569
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
File Size : 54.80 MB
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The take-it-with-you collecting resource: Warman's Depression Glass Field Guide! The new 5th edition of Warman's Depression Glass Field Guide gives you the basic tools you need to identify, collect, and value the historic glassware created during and named after the Great Depression of the 1930s: Nearly 500 images in a rainbow of colors. More than 150 patterns included, all with illustrations. Thousands of listings and up-to-date values. Essential reproduction alerts. Additional resources: pattern silhouette identification price guide, collector clubs and associations, production company time line, and full index of patterns.
Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Glasshouses And Glass Manufacturers Of The Pittsburgh Region

Author : Jay W. Hawkins
ISBN : 9781440114946
Genre : History
File Size : 40.69 MB
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The Pittsburgh region, while well known for steelmaking, was likewise an important glass manufacturing center in this country's history. This book provides detailed accounts of the region's glassmakers from the first factory dating to 1795 through 1910. Glassmaking started out modestly with small glasshouses in Pittsburgh and up the Monongahela River in New Geneva during the final few years of the 18th century. By the close of the 19th century, the Pittsburgh region was producing more than half of all domestic window glass and the lion's share of most other forms of glass in the United States. The original purpose of this manuscript was to assemble and record as accurately as possible the history of all of the glassworks and the glass manufacturers that operated them in Pittsburgh and the immediate surrounding region. This book was designed to be a reference guide for anyone who is interested in the history of glass in western Pennsylvania. The years companies were operating, where the glassworks were located, what types of glass and specific glass items did they make, and what marks did they use is just some of the information that can be found in this book. There are hundreds of individual companies and name changes listed in this volume. It contains as much information about each company that could practically be included. Even the most minor name or address change was recorded exactly as noted by contemporary sources. As much as possible, contemporary reference sources, such as city directories, early newspapers, maps, and journals were used to provide accurate and complete histories of the glasshouses. Generally, the better-known companies will have much more of their history available. However, every known glassmaker and glasshouse was included, regardless of how little information about them could be found. This book is intended to aid researchers in the determination of the age and the origin of marked pieces as well as narrowing down potential manufacturers of unmarked objects. The liberal reproduction of original advertisements and maps as well as the photographs of glass marks were included to complement and augment the narrative. The format of this book was established to facilitate its use as a reference guide.
Category: History