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Old English Paperweights

Old English Paperweights (Hardback)

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Paperweight collectors are usually familiar with the histories and products of the French manufacturers Clichy, Baccarat, and Saint Louis, but many know little about English makers from early times to the present day. This book, dedicated solely to the English paperweight makers and containing paperweight examples from the early nineteenth century to 1980, will fill that gap. Gathered together for the first time in one book are the world's largest collections of Bacchus paperweights, as well as many previously unknown and never before photographed paperweights from English glasshouses, all rivaling the best from the French makers. By comparing canes, colors, and styles with one of the hundreds of examples shown in this book, collectors should now be able to identify their own previously unknown weights, and the fake "1848" dated paperweights and inkwells can now be attributed to the right factories and time periods. With over 400 beautiful color photographs, detailed, fascinating descriptions of the weights, and a value guide, this book is a must for paperweight enthusiasts and collectors everywhere.

Art, Fashion & PhotographyAntiques & collectablesCeramics, glass & kitchenwareArt, Fashion & PhotographyArt monographs, history & theoryArt formsCeramic arts, pottery, glass Publisher: Schiffer Publishing Ltd Publication Date: 30/12/1998 ISBN-13: 9780764305399  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Robert Hall's interest in paperweight collecting began in 1970 with his initial purchase of a Whitefriars bubble weight. A semi-retired engineer, he resides in Nuneaton, England with his wife Eileen.

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