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Verre byzantin et islamiqueByzantine and Islamic Glass

Maria Mossakowska-Gaubert

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Byzantine Silver Stain
JGS 42
The Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, 2000, p. 85-96
Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York)

[901, 1400]
•Examples of byzantine glass painted with silver stain:
– Fragment of plate or bowl: “Hunting scene” (10th century).
– Bracelet: representation of birds (10th-13th century).

• Chemical analyses: Na2O, MgO, Al2O3, SiO2, K2O, CaO, SO3, Cl, TiO2, MnO, Fe2O3, CoO, CuO, ZnO.

• Stained glasses (silver and copper compounds):
– the earliest datable example is a fragmentary bowl from Fusṭāṭ (771-772);
– silver stain first appears in western Europe windows in the late 13th - or early 14th-century.

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