comprehensive guide to the domestic glassware
by Chance Brothers
From a collectors point of view there is
very little to help with the identification,
dating, valuation and relative rarity
of domestic glassware produced
by Chance Brothers, apart from this
But there are many misleading comments and
statements that simpy propogate rumours
and incorrect identification for
some of the patterns – all
these are addressed in Chance
Expressions. Available soon.
History of Domestic Glassware from
Including a catalogue
and reference guide for any collector
Buy Now from Cortex
the week starting 10th December 2007)
Many important findings that will help answer
the following questions:
What exactly is 'Aqualux'?
A truly iconic design
- Is your rare Swirl dish really Swirl?
- Who designed Swirl?
Probably not who you think!
- Who designed the superb Psychedelic pattern?
- Handkerchief Vases: how many colours/patterns?
- Which rare patterns are not
listed on this
- How much did Britannia
cost in 1950?
Included is a chapter
précising the history of Chance
Brothers — Volume 2 (Chance Reflections,
due out in 2008) deals with
this in depth, along with
the various technologies developed
Also included is a
chapter detailing Chance's
involvement with the media and
the influence of 1950s design,
various manufacturers, organisations
first of two books on Chance
2: Chance Reflections
History & Technology
of Chance Brothers
for release in