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COLIN MAHONEY. 2009. Masterworks: The Paperweights of Paul Ysart. US: Paperweight Press 
Added by: Frank A (03 Feb 2013 17:23:29 UTC)
Resource type: Book
BibTeX citation key: Mahoney2009
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Categories: Glassmakers (Europe), Paperweights
Keywords: 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, Caithness, Harland, Highland, Monart, Moncrieff, Paperweights, Paul Ysart, Scotland
Creators: Mahoney
Publisher: Paperweight Press (US)
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Abstract     
Excellent research, comprehensive coverage, great photography. Limited edition of 500 copies.
 
Contents 
  • Introduction: Explanation of terms, numbers, periods and testing
  • History: a brief history of Paul Ysart, where he worked and when, and the companies affectedInfluences and innovations: the makers who influenced Paul, and the techniques and trends started by Paul
  • Identification: how to identify photos and descriptions of signatures, labels, bottoms, garlands, footed weights, flower types, faceting, densities, fluorescence. 54 pages
  • Catalog: a complete catalog of all the different motifs on as many different grounds as possible. 107 pages.

  
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