Tiffin Modern Mid-Century Art Glass

Tiffin Modern Mid-Century Art Glass


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These thick-walled, asymmetrical, and freeform pieces are a visual feast, presented in a rich format with 563 color prints sure to delight anyone interested in Tiffin glass, fifties glass, art glass, or just wonderful examples of modern decorative arts. Valuable information including color and optics identification guides will make this book a hit among Tiffin glass collectors and help introduce many to the modern designs of this important American glass company. Some of the pieces look like Steuben and are of the same high quality. Others are easily mistaken for fifties Scandinavian glass because creative and talented Swedish glassmakers worked in Tiffin, Ohio at mid-century.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780764303203
Publisher: Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.
Publication date: 09/01/1997
Series: A Schiffer Book for Collectors Ser.
Pages: 216
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Ruth Hemminger is currently president of the Tiffin Glass Collectors Club and editor of the newsletter Tiffin Glassmasters. Ed Goshe is a collector and authority on Tiffin glass and has written numerous articles and the introduction to Tiffin Glass: 1914-1940. Leslie Piña is a professor at Ursuline College in Pepper Pike, Ohio and author of other books on glass.

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