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    Glass Objects from Murano (1932 1973) (Hardback) By (author) Marc Heiremans

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    DescriptionIn 1932 Antonio Seguso and his sons Archimede and Ernesto joined forces with Napoleone Barovier and Luigi 'Olimpio' Ferro to found Vetretia Artistica Barovier & C.; the name of the firm was changed to Seguso Vetri D'Arte in 1937. The turbulent era of the company's history marred by some severe economic downturns ended in 1973 when it was taken over by Maurizio Albarelli. On entering the firm in 1945, Flavio Poli turned the programme around to make it fresh and contemporary. Thus Seguso Vetri D Arte became the leading glass factory on Murano. Flavio Poli's designs chimed perfectly with the 1950s and '60s zeitgeist. We are indebted indeed to Marc Heiremans for devoting years of hard work at various Murano sites to tracking down almost all the Seguso archive material: an incredible treasure trove which he has been evaluating, working up and subjecting to meticulous scholarly treatment. The fruits of his labours are presented in this book, which is essentially a catalogue of works.


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    Title
    Glass Objects from Murano (1932 1973)
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Marc Heiremans
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 400
    Width: 240 mm
    Height: 300 mm
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9783897901629
    ISBN 10: 3897901625
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: ANT
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.9
    LC subject heading:
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DST
    LC subject heading: ,
    BISAC V2.8: ART006000
    BIC subject category V2: WCN
    Ingram Subject Code: AT
    BIC subject category V2: WFS
    LC classification: NK
    B&T General Subject: 120
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15810
    BIC subject category V2: 1DST
    LC subject heading:
    Abridged Dewey: 748
    Libri: GLAS2000, P0041429, P0041430
    BISAC V2.8: ANT018000
    DC21: 748.29531
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: WCN, WFS
    Thema geographical qualifier V1.0: 1DST
    Illustrations note
    2000 b&w, 100 col.
    Publisher
    Arnoldsche
    Imprint name
    Arnoldsche
    Publication date
    30 July 2014
    Publication City/Country
    Stuttgart
    Author Information
    Marc Heiremans is also the author of Murano Glass (1910-1970) Theme and Variations, and the well-known Art Glass from Murano 1940-1970 and 20th Century Murano Glass.