Glass and Ceramics
Glass, pottery, ceramics, and beadwork
Submitted by Vallawulf on Wed, 2005-12-14 11:13
A 12th century window, an archaeological gem which gives an insight into the lost world of Merton Priory, has gone on display at the Museum of London.
Submitted by Vallawulf on Mon, 2005-12-05 23:23
In Italy, 13th century frescoes in the Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, which were damaged in a 1997 earthquake and thought to be irreparable, are now being restored with the help of computers.
Submitted by Vallawulf on Mon, 2005-12-05 18:22
An 800 year-old well was uncovered in the center of the town of Sheffield, England. The well was discovered on the land surrounding Carmel House, a 13th century manor house which is being converted into shops.
Submitted by Vallawulf on Fri, 2005-11-11 14:11
The weekend before Atenveldt and Gleann Abhann’s coronations, the first-ever international exhibition devoted to imperial Turkish robes, or kaftans, dating to the 16th-17th centuries, opened at the Smithsonian Institute’s Sackler Gallery.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-10-22 15:55
A team of experts is working to restore the brilliant colors to Chartres Cathedral's famous stained glass windows. 16 of the 175 windows have already been restored with stunning results.
Submitted by Karen on Tue, 2005-07-12 10:30
"Vietnamese Ceramics from the Red River Delta" opens on July 9 at the Freer Gallery of Art in Washington, DC, and continues indefinitely.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-06-17 16:10
A large number of silver coins and a ceramic goblet were discovered by archaeologists working in central Prague recently. The rare find was unearthed under the floor of a Gothic house between Stepanska and Skolska Streets.
Submitted by Karen on Sun, 2005-03-27 09:25
On March 19, three new exhibits on Japanese and Near Eastern artwork opened at the Sackler & Freer Galleries of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC.
Submitted by Karen on Wed, 2005-03-09 07:13
"Cameo Appearances" will be on display at the European Sculpture and Decorative Arts Special Exhibitions Gallery of the Metropolitan Museum of Art through October 30, 2005.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-02-11 12:02
Archaeologists digging for five weeks through an archaeological site in Huntingdon, England have unearthed some spectacular finds dating from the Bronze Age through the 14th century.
Submitted by Karen on Fri, 2005-01-28 09:46
"Marvels of Maiolica: Italian Renaissance Ceramics from the Corcoran Gallery of Art Collection" will be on display at the Frick Art Museum in Point Breeze, Pennsylvania.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2005-01-18 10:32
Fenton Art Glass, located in West Virginia (USA), is celebrating its centennial by offering a series of half-day glass-making seminars in which participants will actually create glass artworks.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-01-16 15:27
The 15th century east window of England's renowned York Minster is being painstakingly repaired.
Submitted by Karen on Fri, 2005-01-07 14:02
This potter offers a collection of stoneware jugs, mugs, and bottles, based on interpretations of original examples, diagrams, and photographs of Raeren pottery of the 15th century.
Submitted by Karen on Mon, 2004-12-20 15:14
"Black and White Chinese Ceramics from the 10th-14th Centuries" opened at the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery in Washington, DC, on December 18, and will continue indefinitely.
Submitted by Karen on Mon, 2004-12-06 16:13
"Iraq and China: Ceramics, Trade and Innovation" will be on display at the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery in Washington, DC, through April 24, 2005.
Submitted by Christian de Ho... on Sun, 2004-12-05 16:35
The PATERNOSTERS e-mail list at Yahoo! Groups is for people interested in historical rosaries, paternosters, and other prayer beads. If you re-create, research, collect, or just admire and are interested in the variety of historical rosaries (etc.), you are very welcome to join this list!
Submitted by Christian de Ho... on Sun, 2004-12-05 16:31
Paternoster-Row is about the history of medieval rosary beads, paternosters, and prayer beads, with illustrations, replicas, and bibliography.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-07-11 11:20
A huge haul of Ming porcelain has been recovered from a shipwrecked Portuguese ship in waters off the coast of Malaysia.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-07-04 13:10
Fragments of two glass armlets dating to Roman times have been discovered near East Linton, England.
Submitted by Anonymous on Thu, 2004-06-24 16:12
A 1700-year-old Middle Eastern bowl known as the Constable-Maxwell Cage-Cup will be auctioned in London next month, and is expected to sell for about 2 million English pounds.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-06-20 08:23
A 1500-year-old floor of a Byzantine glass kiln has been stolen from an archaeological park near Herzliya, Israel. Authorities suspect the theft was commissioned by a private collector.
Submitted by Aoife on Fri, 2004-05-14 01:52
This week Dame Aoife shares links pertaining to medieval jugs and pitchers.
Submitted by Aoife on Tue, 2003-11-25 13:25
Dame Aoife shares links for medieval lampworking and glass bead lampworking on the web.
Submitted by Aoife on Thu, 2003-10-30 05:04
Dame Aoife shares sources for stained glass from the Middle Ages and the Renaissance.
Submitted by Aoife on Wed, 2003-01-08 00:00
This week, Aoife (Lis) of Endless Hills offers an extensive, annoted list of sites for medieval and renaissance pottery.