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Glass paperweights

Mackay, James A.

Glass paperweights

by Mackay, James A.

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Published by Ward Lock in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Paperweights

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] James Mackay.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNK5440.P3 M28 1973
    The Physical Object
    Pagination112 p.
    Number of Pages112
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5110487M
    ISBN 100706311027
    LC Control Number74183010

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    Glass Paperweights (A Studio Book) by Mackay, James and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - Glass Paperweights a Studio Book by Mackay, James - AbeBooks. In the so-called flat paperweights, clear glass was placed over a plate of colored design. Then the plate was withdrawn, leaving the colored glass adhering to the clear. A piece of colored glass for the background was then attached to the bottom, the pontil cracked off the top, the paperweight shaped and the bottom pontil cracked off.


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