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20th Century Glass: New Markets Mark Hill Wednesday 22 November 2017

This talk gives an overview of the rapidly developing areas of mid-century modern glass. Makers include Mdina glass, British glass and a number of the most important Czech glass makers.  Key designers and designs are examined with gallery slides giving a wider understanding of each company’s production.

Mark Hill is an antiques and 20th Century design specialist, author, publisher, lecturer and TV presenter. He is an expert on the BBC Antiques Roadshow and has co-presented three factual series for BBC 2. He is co-author of the Miller Collectables Price Guides. Mark founded his own publishing company in 2005 and has since published 10 books on specialist subjects in 20th century design and the decorative arts.