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A retorti and a fili filigree detail

Installing The Next Illuminating Objects

In a series of blog posts, postgraduate intern Victoria Druce (MSc student at Imperial College London) looked behind the scenes to give an insight into how she researched the filigree glasses. It was an early start at the Courtauld Gallery for the installation of the new Illuminating Objects display on the 24th July, collecting together…


Selection of Filigree Glasses

Researching the glasses

9 July 2013 The shelves of the V&A’s study collection are full to bursting with glass upon glass sitting silently on the shelves. They make for a dazzling display. My research for the glasses I am presenting for display took me to the V&A’s glass room. I scanned the rows of glasses from the time…