German glass vase, 1650-1800.

Made:
1650-1800

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German medieval folk narrative vase

German narrative folk vase. The seventeenth century in Europe saw unparalleled changes in the decoration of glass The strength of European glass-making moved northward from Venice to Germany and Bohemia. In England George Ravenscroft developed lead crystal which made a major contribution to chandaliers which brought a new sense of light to dark interiors.The low countries produced both wheel- and diamond-engraving of superb quality.

Details

Category:
Classical & Medieval Medicine
Object Number:
A49018
type:
storage vase
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • container - receptacle
  • vessel
credit:
Moore Garrard