Ancient Glass Blog of The Allaire Collection

COLORLESS GLASS PRUNTED BEAKERS OF THE LATE MIDDLE AGES

Posted in Uncategorized by Allaire Collection of Glass on May 8, 2019

Most of the glass beakers of this type were found in dated excavations in parts of central and southern Europe. They are from the medieval period of late 12th to 14th century. It is thought that their use was for serving and consuming liquids in the homes.  The beaker examples shown here, made of colorless glass, illustrate a common form from the period decorated with horizontal rows of prunts.

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