LALIQUE - A COLLECTOR'S GUIDE BY CHRISTOPHER VANE PERCY
Click thumbnails for expanded view.
- Item Not Available
A fine and tight copy in a near fine and tight dustjacket/brodart covered, Dustjacket has no tears or chips. 33 color and 139 black-and-white illustrations. Of unique interest to collectors will be the comprehensive list of all the 1,562 objects listed in Lalique's massive trade catalogue of 1932. Each item is identified by its design number, some are dated for the first time.
Lavishly illustrated with 33 color and 139 black-and-white photographs, this comprehensive book is an in-depth survey on collecting French Lalique art glass. Here the "author traces the artist's entire career, both as a designer and as manufacturer. He describes Lalique's production techniques, relating them to the many hundreds of glass objects for which they were specially devised."
LALIQUE - A COLLECTOR'S GUIDE by Christopher Vane Percy, Crescent Books, NY, 1977/1989. This scholarly text reviews by chapter: Introduction; The Man and His Glass; For the Collector; Vases and Bowls; Tableware; Car Mascots and Paper-weights; Scent Bottles and Garnitures de Toilette; Illuminated Glass and Light Fittings; Glass In Architecture; Small Objects: Statuettes, Ink-wells and Blotters, Clocks, Mirrors, Glass Jewelry, Boxes, and Sweet Dishes; Cire Perdue; Techniques; Trademarks; Design Numbers; Category Index; Glossary; List of Illustrations; Bibliography; Acknowledgments; and Index. "Of unique interest will be the comprehensive list of all the 1,562 objects listed in Lalique's massive trade catalogue of 1932. Each item is identified by its design number, some are dated for the first time, and many are described in sufficient detail to enable the collector to identify them by eye as well as by number." This is an invaluable text, which belongs in the permanent reference library of the collector, dealer, or historian of art glass.
9" x 12" hardback with dust cover in very good+ condition. 192 pages.
Shipping:Negotiated with Seller
- Reference #
- See Description
- Width: 0 inch
- Height: 0 inch
- Depth: 0 inch
- Weight: 0 pound
- See Description