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Hardcover Behind the Scenes Tiffan Book

ISBN: 0312282656

ISBN13: 9780312282653

Behind the Scenes Tiffan

Everyone knows the beauty and value of Tiffany glass lamps, vases and windows. But few know that the masterful pieces fron the Tiffany Studios would not have been possible without Arthur Nash, developer of the now-priceless Favrile glass, and his son Leslie, director of the Studio's division of glassmaking, pottery and enamel. Leslie's memoirs, along with notes and references, tell the unfiltered and refreshing story of the Studio's heyday, and substantially...

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Nash Family Story: This book gives Tiffany worker's truth

An indispensable historical find for collectors and dealers. A Mint copy, heavily and beautifully illustrated in color and in black and white. Reproductions of images of early Tiffany pieces. Leslie Nash's father Arthur developed Favrile Glass; Leslie was the director of various Tiffany Furnace operations. So, much of this book is firsthand not only in the writing but in its images, too. The world-renowned beauty and value of Tiffany glass lamps, vases, and windows are legendary. Few people know that the masterful pieces from the Tiffany's firm would not have been possible without Arthur Nash, developer of the now-priceless Favrile glass, and his son Leslie, director of the Tiffany Furnace's divisions of glassmaking, pottery, and enamel. Leslie's notebook, along with annotations and references, provide an invaluable firsthand account of the studio's heyday while introducing the largest collection of heretofore unseen images of its earliest pieces. This historical find is a remarkable event in the decorative arts world and will appeal to both collectors and museums as well as those who use eBay and watch Antiques Road Show.
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