Dating antique stained glass
There may also be information in trustee records and/or session minutes. Older individual church records may have been archived with the church’s denominational headquarters. Local or regional historical societies, and the public library, may have compiled information from newspaper clippings about the church. Knowledgeable stained glass historians, ornamental glass experts, and conservators use the appearance and construction of the window’s details to help in identifying period of manufacturer, and possible firm: 10.
For more information, please see our ILL policies and procedures.Stained glass has also been used to create elegant household items and decorative pieces.Perhaps one of the most famous designers to used stained glass was Louis Comfort Tiffany, the first design director at the luxury jewelers, Tiffany & Co. (Luzern Geschichte und Kultur, III, 5).original 19th century antique american stained glass residential transom window likely executed by the foster-munger company, chicago, ills.Use them to bookend a living room seating area or grand bed frame. Large group of magnificent religious stained glass windows forming a scene of Jesus with a glowing halo, seated and delivering a sermon to various groups of people spread out in front of him, he has one arm raised and the other by his side; the various groups of men, women and children are standing and sitting attentively before him as he speaks. the american victorian stained glass window was salvaged from an 1890's chicago two-flat undergoing demolition. 1886-1889 salvaged chicago residential stained glass arch top transom window fabricated by the wells glass company, chicago ills., art stained and ornamental glass fabricators.In the distance are trees, water, mountains American, late 19th century, manner of Tiffany or De Forest, single dovetail drawer with cherry secondary, hinged central brass grill, flanked by double stained glass doors, urn and flame finials, lower section with two brass inlaid and beveled glass doors, on brass legs with paw feet, 62-1/2 x 78 x 14-1/2 in. the 19th century stained glass transom window features a combination of cathedral roll with textured surface and multiple rounded jewels.For your consideration is this Art Nouveau Ruffed Grouse Stained Glass Window. the original pine wood arch top sash frame is structurally sound and stable. 20 x 34 inchesexceptional original and largely intact gargantuan stained glass gothic style window salvaged from a chicago building demolished in the 1960's.
Art Nouveau is an international style of art, architecture and applied art, especially the decorative arts. A reaction to the academic art of the 19th century, it was inspired by natural forms and structures, particularly the curved lines of plants and flowers. Spine cocked and minor marginalia but internally a very good copy. text on stained glass in Lucerne starting from the early 15th century, notes, indices, 288 photographic plates. the variegated slag glass is largely intact with cracks evident.
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We've developed the checklist below for researching individual church windows that may be helpful in guiding your research. If the date of the window is known, check old invoices in church records. Many windows were done as memorials, so check the church’s book/log/files for memorials. There was probably a dedication service, and if you know the dates of installation, you can check old church bulletins. There may be a published history of the individual church. The windows may have been done in conjunction with major sanctuary renovations.
This would be documented in church files, either in the church office, or building committee files.
The piece is housed in a sturdy wood frame, and ready for display. HID07601242017probably American, late 19th/early 20th century, two of similar design, with faceted and textured glass elements, one with light up shadow box frame, 35 x 21-1/2 in., overall 41 x 21-1/2 in.; unframed window, 17 x 27 in.