Ancient Glass Blog of The Allaire Collection


Posted in Uncategorized by Allaire Collection of Glass on March 28, 2019


Philippart, Fragil Transparencia Vidrios espanoles de los siglos XVI a XVIII, Jean-Paul Philippart 2011


This is a beautifully illustrated book on the variety of creative styles of glass in 16th,17th and 18th c. from Spain.  Below are few picture of glass from this book.


Catalunia region is in northeastern Spain has been an historical glass center from Roman times


Andalusia is an autonomous community in southern Spain. This historical glass center was under Moorish rule, (The term “Moors” refers primarily to the Muslim inhabitants of the Maghreb)  from the 8th-15th centuries, a legacy that shows in its architecture as well as the glass. Spanish glass in general has a similar look to Islamic glass.


Castilla is the historic region of northwestern Spain and is another historical glass center.

Additional information can be found at Spanish Glass.

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  1. wynkin said, on December 2, 2019 at 7:37 am

    Wow! I think I am in love…

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