Murano Glass

Murano Glass : A History of Glass

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'Murano: A History of Glass' discusses the origins of glass production, describing methods used by the Egyptians and the Romans. The earliest evidence of glass-making in Murano dates from the 7th to 8th century AD and this beautifully illustrated book traces the fascinating history of the manufacture of Murano glass, through both prosperity and decline, until the present day, expressing hopes for the future.

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Product details

  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 105 x 150 x 10mm | 180g
  • Arsenale
  • Venice, Italy
  • English
  • 111 Colour, 2 B&W
  • 8877432152
  • 9788877432155
  • 307,908

Table of contents

Glass from its origins; developments in the lagoon area; consolidation of the Murano glass industry; the 16th century - the golden age; stasis; decline; rebirth and the present.

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