Glass Cone 88 Autumn 2009

This is a bumper 32 page issue with a special feature on Broadfield House Glass Museum.
Dish of 1000 Flowers
A sensational Roman dish unearthed in London.     
Dan Klein - An Appreciation     
Modern & Contemporary Glass Sale
A report on the first Bonhams Modern & Contemporary Glass Sale.
The Field Cup
Another sensation – this time mediaeval.
Spirits in Glass
The story of containers and measures for whisky and other drinks, by Brian Brooks.
The Broadfield House Museum and its Collections:   
The Glass Museum - How and why it came to Broadfield House
‘A More Than European Reputation’ - Broadfield House Glass Museum and the British Glass Industry.
Glassmaker’s Corner: Resident artist Allister Malcolm and the Wednesbury Cone.
Friends of Broadfield House.
Daum Explained
Part II of Mike Moir’s overview of the works of this famous glassmaking manufacturer.     
Fairy Lights
The fascinating story of a Victorian specialty, by Graham and Helen Pullen.
Paperweight Corner
General news from Richard Giles.
Glass Association Event Reports
Cut Glass from mid-C20, at Clevedon.
Roman Glassmakers (Mark Hill & David Taylor), & Glass Engraving (Patricia Hilton-Robinson).
Arts & Crafts Glass by Nigel Benson at Blackwell Arts Centre.
The Garton Collection at the Museum of London.


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