Glass of the Sultans

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This catalogue accompanies an exhibition that brings together more than 150 glass objects representing twelve centuries of Islamic glassmaking. Included are the principal types of pre-industrial glass from Egypt, the Middle East, and India in a comprehensive array of shapes, colors, and techniques such as glassblowing, the use of molds, the manipulation of molten glass with tools, and the application of molten glass to complete or decorate an object. -- Metropolitan Museum of Art website.
 

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David Whitehouse is Executive Director of the Corning Museum of Glass, New York and a leading authority on Roman, Islamic, and medieval glass. He lives in Corning.

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