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Glass from the ancient world

Corning Museum of Glass

Glass from the ancient world

the Ray Winfield Smith collection.

by Corning Museum of Glass

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Published by Corning Museum of Glass in the Corning Glass Center in Corning, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Glassware, Ancient.,
  • Glassware -- Private collections.,
  • Glassware -- Exhibitions.

  • Edition Notes

    GenreExhibitions.
    ContributionsSmith, Ray Winfield.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNK5107 .C6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination298 p. :
    Number of Pages298
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17878951M

    This book is for those who want to learn more about ancient glass-how it was made, used, and thought about in the ancient world, and again in the modern era. The Selections series highlights diverse areas of the world-class collections of The Corning Museum of Glass and its Rakow Research Library, which span more than 3, years of glass art. Featuring illuminated manuscripts and antiquities from the Getty Museum’s collection, this exhibition explores medieval responses to the classical world. For over a millennium following the fall of Rome, the culture of antiquity was remembered, performed, and preserved through visual arts, ceremony, and monastic book culture.

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