Ancient Glass Blog of The Allaire Collection

**MEDIEVAL GLASS GALLERY 307 AT THE MET

The Metropolitan Museum of Art collection of medieval and Byzantine art is among the most comprehensive in the world. Displayed in both the Main Building at fifth Ave. and in the museum’s branch in northern Manhattan, The Cloisters museum and gardens, the collection encompasses the art of the Mediterranean and Europe from the fall of Rome in the fourth century to the beginning of the Renaissance in the early sixteenth century. It also includes pre-medieval European works of art created during the Bronze Age and early Iron Age. The medieval glass below is found in gallery 307 main building.

Nuppen Beaker 13th-14th Century

Nuppen Beaker 13th-14th Century

Maigelein beaker lower Rhine valley late 15th century

Maigelein beaker lower Rhine valley late 15th century

Krautstrunk beaker Germany or The Netherlands 1480-1510

Krautstrunk beaker Germany or The Netherlands 1480-1510

Glass beaker without decoration, German Lower Rhine valley, 1400's

Glass beaker without decoration, German Lower Rhine valley, 1400’s

Glass beaker with applied decoration, German Lower Rhine valley, early 16th century

Glass beaker with applied decoration, German Lower Rhine valley, early 16th century

Gass beaker with applied decoration, found in burial mounds near Novorossisk 1100-1500

Gass beaker with applied decoration, found in burial mounds near Novorossisk 1100-1500

Colorless glass beaker with applied decoration

Colorless glass beaker with applied decoration

Colorless glass beaker with applied decoration, Germany or Switzerland, Late 13th- early 14th century

Colorless glass beaker with applied decoration, Germany or Switzerland, Late 13th- early 14th century

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