fascination of ancient glass

Dolf Schut collection
  • 104 Pages
  • 3.70 MB
  • English
Antiek Lochem , Lochem
Schut, Dolf -- Art collections -- Catalogs., Glassware, Ancient -- Catalogs., Glassware -- Private collections -- Netherlands -- Catalogs., Glass, Colored -- Cata



StatementMartine Newby and Dolf Schut ; photography, Frans Grummer.
ContributionsSchut, Dolf.
LC ClassificationsNK5107 .N493 1999
The Physical Object
Pagination104, [3] p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL109301M
ISBN 109074213162
LC Control Number99228383

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GLASS BOOKS RECOMMENDED This book replaces a small, out-of-print volume containing a selection of ancient Roman glass from the Museum’s collection. It improves on that book by adding Islamic glass and new acquisitions while expanding greatly the chronological scope. The book is like a handbook to Corning’s archaeological glass collections of ancient glass.

Ancient glass objects and vessels of the Mediterranean region occupy a prominent position within the collection of classical antiquities at the Yale University Art Gallery. Indeed, Yale’s holdings of ancient glass, built up over seven decades, rank among the largest and best in the Size: 1MB.

The Information Age is the Glass Age, and this is the book that gets you thinking about that, about the sweeping impact of glass on our world. And of course we are still evolving, culturally, and technologically, at break-neck speed, and glass continues to be a fundamental part of this by: The history of glass-making dates back to at fascination of ancient glass book 3, BC in Mesopotamia, however some claim they may have been producing copies of glass objects from Egypt.

Other archaeological evidence suggests that the first true glass was made in coastal north Syria, Mesopotamia or Egypt. The earliest known glass objects, of the mid 2, BC, were beads, perhaps initially created as the accidental by.

A belief in the power of fascination appears to have been prevalent in most ages and countries. In ancient Greece and Rome there is the example of Theocritus's wish that an old woman might be with him to avert this danger by spitting, and the complaint of Menalcas (in.

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When we sip a glass of wine today, we recapitulate this dynamic history in which a single grape species was harnessed to yield an almost infinite range of tastes and bouquets. Ancient Wine is a book that wine lovers and archaeological sleuths alike will raise their glasses by: Roman glass objects have been recovered across the Roman Empire in domestic, industrial and funerary contexts.

Glass was used primarily for the production of vessels, although mosaic tiles and window glass were also produced. Roman glass production developed from Hellenistic technical traditions, initially concentrating on the production of intensely coloured cast glass vessels.

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If the glass is homogeneous, you pour it inside the kiln in a new dabtu-pan, and out of the cooled-off kiln emerges zagindurû-colored glass.” What are the ingredients in this recipe. Although this ancient recipe for glassmaking is shrouded in mystical rituals, the.

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Monsters under Glass explores our enduring fascination with hothouses and exotic blooms, from their rise in ancient times, through the Victorian vogue for plant collecting, to the vegetable monsters of twentieth-century science fiction and the movies, comics, and video games of the present day.

Our interest in hothouses can be traced back to the Roman emperor Tiberius, but it was only in the. The Looking Glass is a really interesting take on a re-telling. The girls name is Alice, and she ends up on the other side of a mirror, but that is about where the similarities stop.

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Ancient tax records reveal that glass was made in Constantinople, and it is said that at Corinth, on mainland Greece, the first pane glass, used for glazing, was made.

11 Although Byzantine art is renowned for outstanding glass mosaics, preserved in Byzantine sacred architecture, the few glass vessels that have survived tell us little about the.

Glass was present in nearly every aspect of daily life in ancient Rome. Glass alabastra, unguentaria, balsamaria and other small bottles and glass boxes were used to contain the various oils, unguents, perfumes, and other cosmetics used by nearly every member of Roman society.

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program, which inspired a two-hour episode. The presenters were let loose to debate transhumanism, wormholes, God Author: Steven Kurutz. “Ancient Egypt has always been a source of fascination to writers, artists and architects in the West.

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As your piece comes together, discover the fascination of color captured in your own work and how [ ]. According to Ancient Egyptian literature, the Book of Thoth (see earlier post about this here) was said to have the power such that anyone who found and read it would know how to enchant the earth and the sky, see the wind, how to hear the sun, know the secrets of the gods and the songs of the stars, and understand the language of the birds.

There is also a text in their literature (The. Imagine a glass you can bend and then watch it return to its original form. A glass that you drop but it doesn’t break.

Stories say that an ancient Roman glassmaker had the technology to create a flexible glass, ‘vitrium flexile’, but a certain emperor decided the invention should not : Dhwty. Later inFrank Mowery, the head of conservation at the Folger Shakespeare Library, in Washington, D.C., inspected two of the questionable “Compasso” copies on behalf of an American Author: Nicholas Schmidle.

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The earliest mirrors were polished obsidian, dark natural glass, "melted in volcanic hearts". Ancient peoples buried their dead with mirrors, believing them to be receptacles for the : PD Smith.

Explore the History and Mythology of the Roman Empire! Few societies and historical periods capture our fascination as much as ancient Rome.

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