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GLOSSARY OF SCULPTURE AND ART GLASS

HOW TO TAKE CARE AND CLEAN BRONZES

 

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  • The wonderful world of Art Deco sculpture glass antiques

    The wonderful world of Art Deco

    The Art Deco style has maintained some level of popularity since its inception a Century ago, but this year it seems everybody has been talking about it. This may well be due to the jazz age coming back in a big way, along with popular brands such as Dunhill and HTC continuing to lean on Art Deco to inform their […]

    11th October 2016


  • HOW TO CLEAN AND TAKE CARE OF BRONZES

    How to Clean and Take Care of Bronzes

    Fortunately for collectors, Bronze sculptures need very little in the way of cleaning and polishing. The best advice as to their care is more a case of what not to do rather than what must be done. But to give you peace of mind, below we have written our top tips for cleaning and taking care of bronzes.   Before […]

    14th September 2016


  • know your artists Johann Loetz

    Know Your Artists: Johann Loetz

    The Johann Loetz Witwe glassworks were considered the premier manufacturer of Art Nouveau, Bohemian art glass from around 1890 to 1920. The glassworks has an intriguing history so read on to learn all about it.   The Early years Very little is known about Johann Loetz, the man who gave his name to the glassworks, aside from the fact that […]

    26th August 2016


  • artist sculptor demetre chiparus

    Know your artists: Demetre Chiparus

    Demetre Chiparus is perhaps the most famous proponent of Bronze and Ivory Art Deco figurines and certainly one of the most important sculptors of the Art Deco period. His sculptures are famous for their elegance and style and are much sought after by Art Deco collectors. Life, Study & Work Chiparus was born in Dorohoi, Romania on September 16th 1886 to Haralamb [...]

    11th July 2016


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