THE BIBLE OF AMERICAN LIGHTING HAS ARRIVED Mosaic Shades Vol.II represents over ten years of work for author, Paul Crist. Crist is a noted authority and respected restorer of Tiffany leaded glass lamps. Paul has written a book that looks beyon
News-Antique.com - Nov 30,-0001 - Finally a book that encompasses the full range of American leaded glass lamps is available. This remarkable volume is filled with expansive and accurate information that will empower and excite collectors of leaded glass lamps.
Mosaic Shades Vol.II represents over ten years of work for author, Paul Crist. Crist is a noted authority and respected restorer of Tiffany leaded glass lamps. Paul has written a book that looks beyond Tiffany Studios and gives lesser known makers the respect and admiration they deserve.
Stunning in its depth and detail this book contains over 600 color illustrations with an additional 700 illustrations of archival and stylistic details. Crist has embarked on an overdue historical journey, cataloging and conveying the rich heritage of leaded glass lamps of America. He has included seven appendices that represent the sample sales materials and catalog reprints from seven great American companies: The Handel Co.; Goodwin & Kinz; Unique Art Glass & Metal Co.; The Royal Art Glass Co.; Kramer Brothers & Co.; Standard Art Glass Co.
This volume concentrates on the work in and around New York City. A must have reference book for collectors. It will allow the novice and advanced collector the ability to quickly and accurately identify lamps. Crist is working on a follow-up volume that deals with the Chicago makers and others from around the country.
Interested customers may purchase this remarkable book online at http://www.mosaicshades.com/book2005/index.html or contact Reyne Gallery at 513-651-4198. The purchase price is $155.00 + shipping and handling.