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Subject: Convex glass

Convex glass

From: Kasia Maroney <km99>
Date: Thursday, September 6, 2001
Scott Carroll <scott_carroll [at] eed__state__ak__us> writes

>Does anyone know of a source for (or even the correct name for) a
>large piece of convex glass that fits over a portrait picture?  This
>is the type of glass that fits into an ornate oval frame and usually
>covers a photograph rather than a painting.

In my experience, the glass department at Van Dyke's Restorers,
located in Woonsocket, SD, carries the largest selection of curved
and antique style specialty glass in the industry.  Radius, top
hats, j-bends, serpentine, and flat seeded glass are specialties,
but they're capable of producing custom glass of all kinds.  The
best part:  you can order curved glass of any size through their
catalog, at <URL:http://www.vandykes.com/> without going to
Woonsocket.

>From the homepage, go to "Components," and then "Curved glass."
They walk you through how to send measurements to get a custom piece
made, and a phone number is listed if you want to talk directly to a
glass technician.

Kasia Maroney
HFJ Museum of Art
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
607-254-4546
Fax: 607-255-9901


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