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Identifying American Brilliant Cut Glass
by Bill Boggess and Louise Boggess


Overview - This invaluable guide is not only a basic reference but an identification tool that can be taken to auctions, shows, exhibits, and antique shops. This revised and expanded fifth edition includes a newly updated value guide, the catalog names for various shapes in cut glass, and the identity of 280 patterns of American and Canadian glass by catalog name.  Read more...

 
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Overview
This invaluable guide is not only a basic reference but an identification tool that can be taken to auctions, shows, exhibits, and antique shops. This revised and expanded fifth edition includes a newly updated value guide, the catalog names for various shapes in cut glass, and the identity of 280 patterns of American and Canadian glass by catalog name. Many patterns are identified for the first time. It points out 130 cut glass pieces by company signatures, patent records, and magazine advertisements.\x0bIn addition, this revised edition shows you how to analyze a pattern by finding the miter outline and matching it and the motifs to an illustration or picture in a catalog or book. It gives practical advice for buying and collecting unidentified pieces and answers questions on acid polish, repairs, investments, insurance, upgrading, and selling a collection. \x0bOver 900 exquisite photographs were taken expressly for this book. No collector, dealer, or appraiser will want to be without it

 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9780764322099
  • ISBN-10: 0764322095
  • Publisher: Schiffer Publishing
  • Publish Date: April 2005
  • Page Count: 274
  • Dimensions: 9.12 x 4.98 x 0.91 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.62 pounds

Series: Schiffer Book for Collectors

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