Looking at Glass: A Guide to Terms, Styles, and Techniques
By Catherine Hess and Karol Wight
This volume in the "Looking At" series offers definitions and descriptions of a wide range of glass terminology, such as pontil mark, kick, and mold blowing. In concise and easy-to-read language, the authors define many of the phrases encountered in museum exhibitions and publications relating to glass and glass making. The informative entries and the many illustrations will afford readers a greater understanding of glass techniques and heightened enjoyment of the objects. The book features 77 color and six black and white illustrations that are drawn from The Corning Museum of Glass, the J. Paul Getty Museum, and the Victoria and Albert Museum. It's an essential guide to anyone interested in glass and its production.
- 96 pages; softcover.
- Published in 2005 by the J. Paul Getty Museum.