site and scientific evidence.    The use of glass in medieval society was then examined. The sites where glass was excavated were investigated, to establish who used glass. They were found to be high-status castles, manors and palaces; monastic and other ecclesiastical sites; and affluent urban residences. Surprisingly, no glass was found to have been used on less wealthy sites.    The social situations in whic

site and scientific evidence. The use of glass in medieval society was then examined. The sites where glass was excavated were investigated, to establish who used glass. They were found to be high-status castles, manors and palaces; monastic and other ecclesiastical sites; and affluent urban residences. Surprisingly, no glass was found to have been used on less wealthy sites. The social situations in whic

The Aldrevandini Beaker, 1330 This beaker is a particularly well preserved example of Venetian medieval glassware. It is not believed that this glass was made for a particular family, as there are three different heraldic shields on the glass. The Latin inscription on the beaker translates as ‘Master Aldrevandin made me’.

The Aldrevandini Beaker, 1330 This beaker is a particularly well preserved example of Venetian medieval glassware. It is not believed that this glass was made for a particular family, as there are three different heraldic shields on the glass. The Latin inscription on the beaker translates as ‘Master Aldrevandin made me’.

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Beaker  Date: early 16th century Geography: Made in, probably Lower Rhineland, Germany

Beaker Date: early 16th century Geography: Made in, probably Lower Rhineland, Germany

berkemeier, Anonymous, 1500 - 1550 | Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen

berkemeier, Anonymous, 1500 - 1550 | Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen

Jasper Cup with Gilded-Silver Mounts, third quarter 14th century. Made in Prague. Bohemian. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Purchase, Mrs. Charles Wrightsman Gift, in honor of Annette de la Renta, 2000 (2000.504)

Jasper Cup with Gilded-Silver Mounts, third quarter 14th century. Made in Prague. Bohemian. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Purchase, Mrs. Charles Wrightsman Gift, in honor of Annette de la Renta, 2000 (2000.504)

The Aldrevandini Beaker. Venice ca. 1330. Inscription reads: "Master Aldrevandin made me." Enameled glass. H.: 13 cm.; Dia. 10.9 cm. Possibly influenced by Syrian glass; at one time was considered to be "Syro-Frankish." -- See more at: http://stnelson.com/sca/docs/Aldrevandini_v2.pdf

The Aldrevandini Beaker. Venice ca. 1330. Inscription reads: "Master Aldrevandin made me." Enameled glass. H.: 13 cm.; Dia. 10.9 cm. Possibly influenced by Syrian glass; at one time was considered to be "Syro-Frankish." -- See more at: http://stnelson.com/sca/docs/Aldrevandini_v2.pdf

Beaker Date: 15th century Culture: French Medium: Pewter Dimensions: Overall: 2 1/2 x 2 11/16 in. (6.3 x 6.9 cm)

Beaker Date: 15th century Culture: French Medium: Pewter Dimensions: Overall: 2 1/2 x 2 11/16 in. (6.3 x 6.9 cm)

OBJECT NAME  Beaker PLACE MADE  Persia, Gorgan DIMENSIONS  Overall H: 11.9 cm; Rim Diam: 8.5 cm DATE  about 1100-1199

OBJECT NAME Beaker PLACE MADE Persia, Gorgan DIMENSIONS Overall H: 11.9 cm; Rim Diam: 8.5 cm DATE about 1100-1199

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