Thursday, June 27, 2013

Photo Gallery Thursday " Gorgeous Glass at the Met"


These beautiful pieces were found walking around the Metropolitan Museum of Art. I am so in love with this type of work, the colors just make me smile. How great would these be in your home? 

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Boston & Sandwich Glass Company  (1825–1888)

Date:
1850–67
Geography:
New England, Sandwich, Massachusetts, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Blown and cut glass
Dimensions:
H. 19 in. (48.3 cm)
Classification:
Glass
Credit Line:
Funds from various donors, 1967
Accession Number:
67.7.23



Lamp

Possibly Boston & Sandwich Glass Company  (1825–1888)

Artist:
Possibly New England Glass Company (1818–1888)
Date:
1850–60
Geography:
New England, Sandwich, Massachusetts, United States; New England, East Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Blown and cut glass, marble, brass
Dimensions:
H. 20 in. (50.8 cm)
Classification:
Glass
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Stuart P. Feld, 1983
Accession Number:
1983.534


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Date:
1843–55
Geography:
United States; New England, Massachusetts, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Blown, cut, and engraved glass; marble
Dimensions:
H. 39 1/2 in. (100.3 cm)
Classification:
Glass
Credit Line:
Purchase, Lenox, Incorporated Gift, 1978
Accession Number:
1978.141


The Met has a good amount of their collections online, and I was thrilled to be able to find the information on these gorgeous works of art for you. When in New York City, do find the time to stop by the Met and see what they have on display. You will never be disappointed. 



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1 comment:

Kim Alston said...

These are absolutely gorgeous!
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