Ancient Glass Blog of The Allaire Collection


Posted in Uncategorized by Allaire Collection of Glass on October 16, 2018

Blown glass in the Islamic word usually involved creating a blown vessel inside a mold.  Under the Qajars in Iran, however, Iranian artisans developed a technical mastery of free-blown and trailed glass similar to that practiced for centuries in Murano, near Venice.  All the glasses below where made in the 19th century

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  1. theozandbergen said, on October 16, 2018 at 1:25 pm


    Interesting article on “stuff” not that much collected amongst the known collectors. Shall we say that collecting this work is a kind of acquired taste? It’s for sure not our cup of tea. But. remains worthwhile bringing it to the attention of the folks visiting the blog.

    Have a question for you and Carole. What do you think of this object? This regarding the period of manufacture.

    kind regards, theo


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