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GLASS WITH A DIVINE TOUCH

The Dos and Bertie Winkel Collection

Roman glass photographed by Dos Winkel

Sales catalogue

"The Dos and Berte Winkel Collection of Roman glassware is very special. Looking at the glasses one sees a big variety in shapes and colours: purple, honey-colour, brown, olive green, aquamarine, and countless shades of blue-green. Remarkable is the large number of irridescent glasses: glasses that have all the colours of the rainbow due to their centuries-long sojourn underground. in ancient times, the goddess Iris was the messenger of the gods. According to Greek mythology, a rainbow would appear as a bridge from heaven to earth whenever she needed to deliver a message...."

Glass with a divine touch catalogue.pdf


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