Good. This volume provides a critical analysis of some 270 glass works of art from Murano to Milan, documenting and highlighting important developments during four decades of Italian glass manufacture. It includes extensive commentaries on all glass works. Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. 352 p. Contains: Illustrations.
Fine in fine dust jacket. First Edition. As new condition, for gift or personal collection. The chapters are: Italy's contribution to glass culture in the 20th century; a fresh resurgence at Murano (1921); resurgence in the face of crisis (the 1930s & '40s); explosion of creativity 1950s; from avant-garde to establishment 1960s, Murano art glass-creative foundations and self-image. 240 color plates, 89 b/w illustrations and photos. 271 items catalogued. Full listings of artists and manufacturers. Exhibition catalogue.
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