19 juillet 2013

ILLUMINATING OBJECTS: European Filigree Glass on Display at The Courtauld Gallery

Goblet, Venice or Venetian style (Amsterdam or Antwerp), c. 1550-1625. Filigree glass, mould-blown. Samuel Courtauld Trust: Gambier Parry Bequest, 1966 LONDON - The fourth display in the Illuminating Objects programme at The Courtauld Gallery focuses on two kinds of filigree glass in The Courtauld’s collection of decorative arts. Both are drinking glasses: the first, a Venetian or ‘Venetian-style’ (façon de Venise) filigree goblet, drawing upon the technologies and shapes developed on the Venetian... [Lire la suite]
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