Item description for Murano Glass (1910-1970) Theme and Variations by Marc Heiremans...
This book is part of the series of comprehensive handbooks on Murano glass. This time, Marc Heiremans discusses the masterly glass-working techniques of Murano. With the establishment of a glass museum at Murano in the late 19th century and the exhibition of had the opportunity to thorougly investigate almost forgotten techniques and revive them. The magnificent objects produced by superior glass-blowers in 20th century Murano are based on a few already existing methods like 'Zanfirico' 'a Canne', 'a Murrine' and 'Tessere', as well as modifications on the hot or colled surface with chemicals. During the 1950s and 60s, these techniques - adapted to new forms, - brought about and impressive renaissance. This publication shows contemporary photographs, original drawing and dazzling colour shots of these defining subjects of Murano's glass-making techniques, which made the brilliant glass-blowers glass-making techniques, which made the brilliant glass-blowers of the tiny island internationally fa
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 12.4" Width: 9.9" Height: 0.9" Weight: 3.6 lbs.
Release Date Jan 25, 2007
Publisher Arnoldsche Verlagsanstalt Gmbh
ISBN 3897901633 ISBN13 9783897901636