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Advertisement for Mt. Washington: Rich cut and decorated wares, including Royal Flemish and Albertine decoration, from the November 1890 issue of The Jewelers Circular and Horological Review.
Karla Trinkley (American, b. 1956)
United States, Boyertown, Pennsylvania
Cast glass (pâte de verre)
H: 104.9 cm, W: 57 cm, D: 15.4 cm
A survey of one of the largest and finest collections of contemporary studio glass in the United States, Voices of Contemporary Glass showcases, for the first time, the collection donated to the Museum in 2006 by Ben W. Heineman, Sr.
United States, New Bedford, MA
Glass, blown, cased, applied, engraved
Overall H: 20 cm, Diam: 24.2 cm
The first major exhibition to focus on the influence of ancient Roman styles on the glassmakers of the 19th century, Reflecting Antiquity, shows modern works along with an exceptional grouping of rare ancient Roman glass.
In “Botanical Wonders: The Story of the Harvard Glass Flowers,” The Corning Museum of Glass brings to bear its unique curatorial, conservation, and glassmaking capabilities to illuminate more fully than ever before the story of the delicate glass repli
In their well-known attempts to make gold, alchemists also provided the foundation for modern chemistry and material sciences.
The phrase “medieval glass” evokes images of stained glass windows. But there is another world of medieval glass: objects made for daily use.
Beth Lipman (American, b. 1971)
United States, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, and Brooklyn, New York
Blown glass; silicone; wood table
H: 175.3 cm, W: 114.3 cm, D: 106.7 cm