Collector's Guide to Paperweights 1840s to 2006

Collector's Guide to Paperweights 1840s to 2006

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Paperback - 2007
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Collector s Guide to Paperweights provides comprehensive price information that is long overdue, from the golden era in the mid-nineteenth century to the multitude of individual artisans working today. After the classic period in the mid-nineteenth century, paperweights virtually disappeared! In the 1970s the paperweight revival was just beginning; from the 1980s to the present, an ever-increasing number of artisans have taken up the art of paperweight-making. Paperweights encompass every possible price category in glassware from inexpensive models under $25 (Chinese floral and others made in Asia as well as some of America s small glass novelty makers Blenko, Boyd, Gibson, St. Clair, etc.) up into the thousands of dollars (antique French, Stankard, 1 on 1 s, etc.) and everything in between. The purpose of this guide is to provide practical pricing on all such categories in both Europe and America. 2007 values.
Alternative Title: Paperweights
Publisher: Paducah, Ky. : Collector Books, c2007.
ISBN: 9781574325454
Branch Call Number: 748.84075
Characteristics: 220 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 28 cm.


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