Flasche, Bottle und BouteilleFaszination eines Hohlglases
A book of superlatives with 450!! pages and more than 700!! images.
An excellent book about glass bottles of all kinds that are looking for their counterparts. I am not aware of a more complete piece on this subject.
From the contents: * The bottle between useful and cult object * The utility bottle, definition, function, content * About the material * The traditional techniques of bottle blowing * Closure forms on utility bottles * The utility bottle, mirror image of economic and social structures * Measuring bottles and oak rings * Glass seal * The glass bottle as a trademark * Retrospective on the Central European glass production of the Colinet Catalogue * Bottle shapes of the late Middle Ages and early modern times * The Belgian spa water bottles * Shaft and Globe-a universal utility bottle * From the universal square bottle to the jenever or case gin bottle * Flat spherical bottles and sheets *
32 x 24 cm, 2750g, by Rainer Kosler ,1998 bound book, cloth binding protective cover.Condition: Like new!
in Antiek / Keramiek en glas