Ancient Glass Blog of The Allaire Collection

ANCIENT GLASS FROM HAMILTON COLLEGE

Posted in Uncategorized by Allaire Collection of Glass on January 23, 2020

Hamilton College is a private liberal arts college in Clinton, New York. It was founded as Hamilton-Oneida Academy in 1793 and was chartered as Hamilton College in 1812 in honor of inaugural trustee Alexander Hamilton.

The Burgess Collection of ancient glass provides a comprehensive survey of ancient glassmaking from the 6th century B, C. to the 13th century A.D. The strengths of the collection are blown glass from the later Roman period, including a large number of utilitarian wares as well as beautifully decorated luxury vessels. Catalog of show: Ancient Glass, The Hamilton College Collection, Carole Allaire, Clinton N.Y 1988

The pictures below are examples their ancient glass collection.

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  1. wynkin said, on January 23, 2020 at 9:22 am

    Wow – some lovely stuff there.


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