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Daring designers such as Louis Comfort Tiffany and Reneacute Lalique are remembered for their intricate pattern creations with glass that pushed the evolution of design. These entrancingly beautiful masterpieces of yesterday are commanding high prices in today's antiques and collectibles marketplace. Author John Shuman Ill gives art glass collectors the helpful advice they need - from bidding techniques at auctions and detecting fakes and frauds, to protecting valuable. With the aid of this identification and price guide they'll obtain a collection they can be proud to display. Valuable information and current market prices are included for Baccarat, Custard Glass, Durand Art Glass, Fairy Lamps, Kimball Glass, Lalique, Loetz, Tiffany, and much more. Readers will confidently identify collectible pieces with more than 300 color images, illustrations, and vintage advertisements. They'll peruse original advertisements from sale catalogues and marvel at the progression of some of the most highly sought after art glass pieces from popular manufactures.
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