|Paperweights of the 19th
and 20th Centuries
by Paul Jokelson & Gerard
This book by two of the the greatest specialists in
glass paperweights describes the full range of fine vintage and contemporary
paperweights. It presents 284 outstanding examples in an exploration
of the history and manufacture of paperweights. It also includes
information on the makers.
Paul Jokelson is the founder of the Paperweight Collectors'
Association. He has owned many of the world's rarest paperweights
and is often referred to as the "King of Paperweights." He is also
the author of a number of other books on glass paperweights.
Gerard Ingold was for over 30 years the Director of
the Saint-Louis Crystal Company and was responsible for the rebirth of
paperweight manufacture at that company in the 1950s. He is an illustrious
collector on his own right and has been called "The Paperweight Man."
144 pages with many color photographs.
Hard bound. 9 1/4" by 11 1/2". 1989.
Click on the picture to see a color plate from the book.
Paperweights of the 19th Century (The Art of Glassmaking,
Paperweight Processes, Important Years)
The French Classic Period (1845-1860) (Saint-Louis, Baccarat,
Paperweights of Great Britain (Bacchus, Stourbridge and
Paperweights in Other Countries (Venice, Bohemia, Belgium)
American Paperweights (New England, Sandwich, Gillinder,
Mount Washington, Millville, Dorflinger)
Paperweights of the 20th Century (The Rebirth of Paperweights)
In France (Baccarat, Saint Louis, d'Albret)
In Great Britain (Scottish Paperweights, Perthshire, Paul
Ysart, Whitefriars Caithness)
In the United States of America (The American Artists,
Delmo and Debbie Tarsitano, Meeting of Max Erlacher and Debbie Tarsitano,
Max Erlacher, Rick Ayotte, Victor Trabucco, David and Jon Trabucco, Ken
Rosenfeld, Ray and Bob Banford, Bobby Banford, Paul J. STankard, Francis
D. Whittemore Jr., Charles Kaziun, Charles Kaziun III, Chris Buzzini, Steven
Lundberg, Daniel Salazar, Randall Grubb)
Museums Exhibiting Paperweights