Ancient Glass Blog of The Allaire Collection

SPANISH FINS & FINIALS

Posted in Uncategorized by Allaire Collection of Glass on December 1, 2016

SPANISH FINS & FINIALS

Sometimes the decoration on a piece of glass is what makes it outstanding.  Spanish glassmakers of the 17th to 18th Century often took this to extremes with their fins and finials. The following examples illustrating this point are from the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Allaire Collection.

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