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Glass paperweights of the New York Historical Society..

Paul Hollister

Glass paperweights of the New York Historical Society..

by Paul Hollister

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Published by Potter in New York .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Paginationxiii,210p. :
Number of Pages210
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20300853M

  Among the rarest examples is a Baccarat garlanded engraved horse similar to the one sold by the New-York Historical Society at Sotheby's on Jan. 18, , in a sale which set the record.   Important Paperweights: The Property of the New-York Historical Society () lot ; BIB# Story of Glass Coloring Book () illustrated, p. 38, 2nd row, center; BIB# Paperweights: Flowers Which Clothe the Meadows () illustrated, pp. 98, , #; BIB#

Paperweights continued to be produced in the twentieth century. Baccarat and Saint Louis continue to produce elegant weights reminiscent of the Classic Period, as well as modern designs. American glass companies and glass artists also continue creating paperweights in the traditional styles and create new traditions of their own. Copyright © Paperweight Collectors Association, Inc. All Rights Reserved. All photographs on this website are credited to PCA with the suppliers permission.

Information or research assistance regarding glass paperweights is frequently requested from the Smithsonian Institution. The following information has been prepared to assist those interested in this topic. Casper, Geraldine J. Glass Paperweights of the Bergstrom-Mahler Museum. Richmond, VA: . This is the same collection as the one described in the book "Glass Paperweights of the New-York Historical Historical Society" by Paul Hollister (). 8 1/2" by 10 1/2". pages. As an aside, I personally had the privilege to visit this collection when it was housed at the Historical Society.


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Flyleaf: “This book is a catalogue raisonné of the paperweight collections given to The New-York Historical Society by Mrs. Macdonald Sinclair, Mr. Edwin Waitstill Orvis, and Mrs.

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Paperweights. New York: Walker and Company, Glass Paperweights Of The New-York Historical Society / Hollister, Paul. Glass Paperweights,The Heritage of the 19th Century Riesengebirge And Iserbirge Glassworks / Marek Kordasiewicz Glass Worlds, Paperweights from the ROM’s collectio n / Brian Musselwhite.

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important paperweights - the property of the new-york historical society janu sotheby's. All About Paperweights, Selman, Lawrence H. Santa Cruz, Calif.: Paperweight Press, American Glass Paperweights, Smith, Francis ton, MA: The Antique Press, (This is the first modern era book on paperweights published in the U.S., one year before Evangeline Bergstrom’s landmark publication Old Glass Paperweights).

A paperweight is a small solid object heavy enough (usually a glass marble), when placed on top of papers, to keep them from blowing away in a breeze or from moving under the strokes of a painting brush (as with Japanese calligraphy).While any object (like a stone) can serve as a paperweight, decorative paperweights of glass are produced, either by individual artisans or factories, usually in.

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The paperweights include pieces by Baccarat, Saint Louis, Clichy, Sandwich, Millville, and other makers. The Jennie H. Sinclair Collection: The New. York Historical Society’s collection of glass paperweights is made up of pieces given by Edwin Waitstill Orvis inMr.

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from the book. circa Volume: RG Volume: American Landscape and Genre Paintings in the .Glassdoor has 58 New York Historical Society reviews submitted anonymously by New York Historical Society employees. Read employee reviews and ratings on Glassdoor to decide if New York Historical Society is right for you.5/5(43).The New England Glass Company also made blown fruit weights, and a few New Jersey craftsmen are credited with making floral weights.

Modern paperweights reflect the mastery of earlier techniques. Glass artists continue to search for new expression within this form [Megaplanet, ].