The Oxford Art Online resources include Grove Art Online, the Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms, the Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, and the Oxford Companion to Western Art, all of which you may search for basic information on a variety of art media, including glass.
This 3-volume French-language dictionary offers brief entries on French artists in ceramics, porcelain, glass, and enamel whose works were exhibited in French salons, international shows, decorative arts exhibitions, and manufacturers' exhibitions from 1700 to 1920. Vol. I includes a list of salons and exhibitions from the time period.
Entries on over 3,000 terms related to "wares, materials, processes, styles, patterns, and shapes from antiquity to the present day." With over 600 black-and-white illustrations and an introductory list of the principal European factories and their marks.
Intended as a comprehensive guide to 20th-century British studio potters, this dictionary includes black-and-white photographs and the marks of each artist whenever possible. With lists of British galleries selling contemporary ceramics and permanent collections of modern pottery, as well as a short bibliography.
This two-volume dictionary provides a brief history of late 18th- to late 19-th century blue and white printed pottery, followed by alphabetized entries on designs and patterns, makers, collectors, sites depicted on pottery, etc. Includes color plates, indexes of potters' initial makers, source books used by makers, maps, and bibliographical references. Vol. 2 contains additional entries and supplementary information.
A scholarly multilingual dictionary of French, German, English, Greek, and Italian terms describing ceramics of cultures of the ancient Near East. Includes illustrations, bibliographical references, and multilingual indexes.
Designed for collectors, this dictionary includes short entries on potters, marks and signatures, types of ceramics, techniques and processes, places, countries, styles, and periods. With notes, illustrations, and a bibliography.
Detailed entries on late 19th- and early 20th-century British ceramics manufacturers, artists, styles, and movements. With an introductory essay, black-and-white and color illustrations, a bibliography, and an index.
This encyclopedia on antique furniture, pottery and porcelain, glass, textiles, and metals includes entries about materials, styles, techniques, and more. With biographies of artisans and a bibliography.