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Pretiosa vitrea : l'arte vetraria antica nei musei e nelle collezioni private della Toscana = the art of glass manufacturing in the museums and private collections of Tuscany

Author: Giandomenico De Tommaso; Fabrizio Paolucci; Museo archeologico di Firenze,
Publisher: Milano : 5 Continents ; Torino, Italia : Fondazione Sehen, [2017]
Edition/Format:   Print book : ItalianView all editions and formats
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"Pretiosa Vitrea, whose title is inspired by the Latin definition of glass given by Gaius Petronius in the Satyricon written in the late 1st century AD, emphasises the heritage of glass manufacturing through the showcase of artefacts currently housed in the state museums of Tuscany and in important private collections within the region. The quality of these one hundred works is comparable in excellence to the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
History
Exhibitions
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Giandomenico De Tommaso; Fabrizio Paolucci; Museo archeologico di Firenze,
ISBN: 9788874398041 8874398042
OCLC Number: 1018396024
Language Note: Text in Italian and English.
Notes: Catalog of an exhibition held at the Museo Archeologico Nazionale, Florence, Italy, October 17, 2017-January 29, 2018.
Description: 140 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm.
Contents: Glassmaking in the Ancient World = La lavorazione del vetro nel mondo antico / Mara Sternini --
The "Truly Wonderful Glass Collection" of the Museo Archeologico Nazionale in Florence : A Brief History of an all but Unknown Collection = La "splendidissima collezione di vetri" del Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Firenze : Breve storia di una raccolta quasi ignota/ Gabriella Capecchi --
Pharaonic-period Glassmaking in the Collections of the Museo Egizio of Florence = La produzione del vetro faraonico nelle collezioni del Museo Egizio di Firenze / M. Cristina Guidotti --
Egyptian Glass = I Vetri Faraonici --
Glass in Orientalising Etruria = Il Ventro nell'Etruria orientalizzante / Luca Cappuccini --
Glass production in Etruria in the Orientalising and Archaic Periods = La produzione di vetri in Etruria in età Orientalizzante e Arcaica / Stefano Giuntoli --
Glass in Etruria = Il Vetro in Etruria --
The Glass of the Greeks (Sixth-First Century BC) = Il vetro dei Greci (VI-I sec.a.C) / Giandomenico de Tommaso --
Greek Glass = Il Vetro in Grecia --
Revolution in a Puff = La rivoluzione in un soffio / Fabrizio Paolucci --
Glass in Rome = Il Vetro a Roma.
Other Titles: Art of glass manufacturing in the museums and private collections of Tuscany
Responsibility: a cura di Giandomenico De Tommaso e Fabrizio Paolucci.
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The book brings together such relevant archaeological findings of Roman glass manufacturing in Tuscany, as the glass cameo from Torrita di Siena or the chrysography of Arezzo.  Read more...

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