Filigree Drinking Glasses
Part of the Illuminating Objects series: 24 July to 4 November 2013
This study is a collaboration with Victoria Druce, who studied at Imperial College London for a postgraduate degree in Science Communication. Her objects, a Venetian style 16th century goblet (above left) and an 18th century English wine glass (above right), span a fascinating era of European glass making. This project aims to explore the scientific and craft nature of the objects including their chemical compositions and the technique behind the creation of their striking decoration. Find out more.
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