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Murano glass has been hand-crafted on the Venetian island of Murano for over 8 centuries. Fearing fire and destruction to the city’s mostly wooden buildings, the Venetian Republic ordered glassmakers to move their foundries to the island Murano in 1291. Murano’s glassmakers held a monopoly on quality glassmaking for centuries, developing or refining many technologies. Today, the artisans of Murano are still employing these century-old techniques, crafting everything from art glass and figurines to  glass chandeliers.

Description: Hard bound with dust jacket. 232 pages. Text in English, German & Flemish. An important overview of the art glass of Murano 1910-1970, from craft to design. Profusely illustrated. Companion volume to Art Glass from Murano / Glas-Kunst Aus Murano 1910-1970 by the same author.  Marc Heiremans discusses the masterly glass-working techniques of Murano, along with their all but forgotten techniques. A very nice copy with only the most minor wear to edges of dust jacket, otherwise fine. A rare and sought after guide.

Bookseller Inventory #24161

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Murano-Glas in 20. Jahrhundert / 20th Century Murano Glass
Heiremans, Marc

Publisher: Arnoldsche
Publication Date: 1996
Binding: Hard Bound
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition:  Near Fine
Edition: First Edition

 

 

 

Description: Hard bound with dust jacket. 376 pages with 425 color illustrations! Text in English with staple bound German translation laid in. A rare and sought after guide. Minor wear to dust jacket, otherwise fine. Scarce!

Bookseller Inventory # 24159
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Art Glass from Murano / Glas-Kunst Aus Murano 1910-1970
Heiremans, Marc

Publisher: Arnoldsche
Publication Date: 1993
Binding: Hard Bound
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine
Edition: First Edition

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