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Published by Steuben Glass in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Glassware,
  • Steuben Glass, inc,
  • Glass manufacture

Book details:

Classifications
LC ClassificationsNK5112 .S76 1956
The Physical Object
Pagination31 p. :
Number of Pages31
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24930121M
OCLC/WorldCa3597405

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Since its founding in by the renowned glass master Frederick Carder, Steuben glass has evolved to become the epitome of American crystal: internationally acclaimed, a gift of presidents, the treasured possession of generations of collectors/5(14).   An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio An illustration of a " floppy disk. The story of Steuben Glass by Steuben Glass, inc. Publication date Topics Steuben Glass, inc, Glass manufacture, Glassware Publisher New York: Steuben GlassPages: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Steuben Glass (Firm) OCLC Number: Notes: Begins with the Zodiac bowl. Text and illustrations are the same as the ed., but lacks mention of the Asian Artists in Crystal exhibitions in Washington and New York. Now, under the stewardship of The Corning Museum of Glass, the story of Steuben is once again available to be shared. Produced in small quantities, each item is hand-crafted to reflect the time and care committed to the achievement of elegance and quality.

  Founded in , Steuben, under the leadership of Frederick Carder, originally focused on producing colored glass much like other European glass companies at the time. Corning Glass Works (now Corning Incorporated) acquired the brand in In , the proprietary formula that Steuben is best known for was developed. The book was created by Steuben in and distributed exclusively to 1, people. The letter to the collector who received the book is included with your purchase. The book is /4" x /4" and has 29 pages featuring text and Rating: % positive. Steuben Glass is an American art glass manufacturer, founded in the summer of by Frederick Carder and Thomas G. Hawkes in Corning, New York, which is in Steuben County, from which the company name was derived. Hawkes was the owner of the largest cut glass firm then operating in Corning. Carder was an Englishman who had many years' experience designing glass for Stevens . Named for the county in New York where the company was located, Steuben Glass Works is widely recognized for producing a plethora of fine art glass in the early s. The firm took shape in when Thomas Hawkes, president of T.G. Hawkes and Company, and Frederick Carder joined together in Corning, New York.

  Author of Steuben glass, Asian artists in crystal, Steuben, Poetry in crystal, Steuben crystal, The romance of the Rose, Books on glass, The story of Steuben Glass. Steuben Glass: A Legacy to Share dispels the mystery and introduces in compelling words and striking images the colorful history, artisanship, quality, and enduring value infused in every piece of Steuben glass. Images tell the Steuben story in this volume: vintage photographs reveal its history; journalistic shots chronicle the painstaking process of designing, forming, finishing, and Reviews: 5. Story time just got better with Prime Book Box, a subscription that delivers editorially hand-picked children’s books every 1, 2, or 3 months — at 40% off List Price. Learn more. Product details. Paperback; Publisher: Steuben Glass; Limited Edition edition () ASIN: BJJOKSU; Average Customer Review: Be the first to review this item Author: Illustrated by Photos. Steuben was founded in by renowned English glass master Frederick Carder, who named it for the New York State county where the town of Corning is located. In , Steuben (pronounced with the accent on the last syllable) became part of Corning Glass Works, now Corning Incorporated.