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MAY SALE EXHIBITION 2017

It gives us great pleasure to invite you to our May sale exhibition of NEW ACQUISITIONS and THE COLLECTION DOS AND BERTIE WINKEL, illustrated in the accompanying catalogue "Glass with a divine touch".

Friday evening 19 May, 17:00 - 20:30. 
Saturday 20 May through Saturday 27 May 11:00 - 18: 00.

Bill Gudenrath (Corning Museum of Glass, New York) famous for his research into traditional glass-blowing techniques, will open the exhibition with a lecture on

Friday 19 May at 17:30 Saturday 20 May at 12:00 

Analyzing Ancient Glassworking Techniques: Getting it Right, and Getting it Wrong.

Using video images Bill Gudenrath will illustrate various interpretations of how specific pieces were made, such as core-formed bottles, Roman ribbed bowls and a number of blown glass objects.

Reservations for the lecture can be made by phone or email.

Iridescence: boon or burden?


A small presentation in Amsterdam's Allard Pierson Museum showcases the collection of Roman glass, concentrating particularly on the glasses with irridescence.

www.allardpiersonmuseum.nl/en


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