Hardback 373pp Illustrated 298x235mm
9781851496563   Product Code: 21953
Following a period of innovation from 1650, English glassmaking was at its zenith in the 18th century, eclipsing Venice as the most important centre of manufacture. This handsome illustrated catalogue features 150 objects belonging to prominent collector John H Bryan and includes examples of table glass, bottles, window and mirror glass and chandeliers dating from around 1650 to 1809. The book also includes essays on the history and methods of English glassmaking and comprehensive notes about each featured item.