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Seeking Transparency

Rock Crystals Across the Medieval Mediterranean

Seeking Transparency( )
Author: Bahrani, Zainab
Bardies, Isabelle
Benfeghoul, Farid
Buettner, Brigitte
Crowley, Patrick R.
Fricke, Beate
Galvez, Marisa
Gerevini, Stefania
Hahn, Cynthia
Johns, Jeremy
Kornbluth, Genevra
Kroger, Jens
Krueger, Ingeborg
Morero, Elise
Pentcheva, Bissera V.
Pilz, Marcus
Porter, Venetia
Pradines, Stephane
Procopiou, Hara
Shalem, Avinoam
Toussaint, Gia
Vargiolu, Roberto
Zahouani, Hassan
Editor: Hahn, Cynthia
Shalem, Avinoam
Publication Date:Apr 2020
Publisher:Gebruder Mann Verlag
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $62.00
Book Description:

Like the sea, and the watery medium with which rock crystal is identified in the Middle Ages, the history of its production during the Middle Ages ebbs and flows. From Late Antiquity to the age of the great Portuguese expansion, specific knowledge about carving the hard material, was kept a closely guarded secret in just a few centers of production. All the while, royal courts and wealthy churches were eager patrons for the luxurious objects given that rock crystal was valued as one of...
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Book Details
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):8.5 x 10.83 Inches
Book Weight:3.29 Pounds

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