Looking at The Glass Half Full: Challenges of Studying Islamic Enamelled & Gilded Glass Talk by Dr. Tanja Tolar

This talk will address the study of Islamic Enamelled and gilded glasses from the 13th and 14th century. It will look at the history of painted glass with a specific focus on the medieval glass production. It will also raise questions of correlations between Islamic and Byzantine glass and possible interdependence. The talk will finish with a look at specific objects from IAMM collection – mosque lamps and the lighting devices in the medieval Islamic environment and how they were admired and copied in the 19th century Orientalist revival.


Date     : 10th November 2018

Time    : 10.00 am – 12.30 pm

Venue  : Education Briefing Hall, IAMM


For those who are interest, register your seat at education@iamm.org.my. For further inquiries, contact 03-2092 7032 / 7033 / 7038.


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