Ancient Glass Blog of The Allaire Collection

FRAGILE LUXURY SHOW at THE ROMAN-GERMANIC MUSEUM IN COLOGNE

Posted in Uncategorized by Allaire Collection of Glass on September 7, 2016

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FRAGILE LUXURY

June 3, 2016 to March 26, 2017

RGM, Cologne – a center of ancient glass art

At the center of this exhibition is the impressive glass collection (world’s largest) of the Römisch-Germanisches Museum from the 1st to the 7th century.   In addition, the show will present outstanding finds from Cologne which, from the 18th century on wards, were sold to museums worldwide. Other glass finds are presented in the context of Roman and Frankish burial customs and religious concepts. The exhibition will also take a look at the raw materials and technical skills of ancient craftsmen. Link to RGM web site. To see more of this fabulous glass collection then below please follow this link to the museum study galleries also on this blog. This is active link to a book about this show and their glass collection.

Below are highlights from this show.

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