This essential reference work provides a detailed study of Frederick Carder, his contributions to the Steuben Glass Works, and the captivating works of art he produced in glass. To dazzle and delight the reader, there are over 760 photographs and 450 line drawings, the vast majority of which provide illustration for 800 pieces of Steuben glass from the famous Rockwell collections. Reference material and photographs never before in print are provided. The text evaluates Carder and the Steuben Glass Works that he cofounded in 1903 in a critical light. It reviews Carder's lengthy and productive career, analyzes his changing role within the company, and places Carder's artistic contributions within the matrix of the international decorative arts industries of his time. A section valuable to all collectors is one in which many aspects of identification and evaluation are covered--signatures, relative rarity, and dating.
This study of Frederick Carder's contributions to the Steuben Glass Works (which he co-founded in 1903) and the works he produced in glass are presented with over 760 photographs and 450 line drawings, the majority from the Rockwell collections. Reference material and photographs never before in print are provided. A section valuable to all collectors discusses aspects of identification and evaluation--signatures, relative rarity, and dating.
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