Paperweights of the 19th and 20th Centuries
by Paul Jokelson & Gerard Ingold

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Paperweights of the 19th and 20th Centuries 
by Paul Jokelson & Gerard Ingold

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.

Sections are:

  • Publishers Note
  • Summary 
  • Foreword
  • Paperweights of the 19th Century (The Art of Glassmaking, Paperweight Processes, Important Years)
  • The French Classic Period (1845-1860) (Saint-Louis, Baccarat, Clichy, Pantin)
  • Paperweights of Great Britain (Bacchus, Stourbridge and Others)
  • Paperweights in Other Countries (Venice, Bohemia, Belgium)
  • Sulphides
  • 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
  • Glossary
  • Bibliography
  • Epilogue
  • Contents
  • Acknowledgements
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