The Chursächsische Spiegelfabrik at Friedrichsthal in the Electorate of Saxony: Rediscovery of a Forgotten Glass Factory and its Products from Frank C. Möller, Art dealer and researcher


The Chursächsische Spiegelfabrik at Friedrichsthal in the Electorate of Saxony: Rediscovery of a Forgotten Glass Factory and its Products from Frank C. Möller, Art dealer and researcher

                        This article aims to rescue from oblivion one of the most important German glass factories of the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries: the Chursächsische Spiegelfabrik, or Mirror Factory of the Electorate of Saxony, founded by the Elector at Friedrichsthal, north of Dresden, in […] Read the whole article »



Yearly Meeting at the Palacio da Ajuda in Lisbon, Portugal June 23 – 26, 2022


Yearly Meeting at the Palacio da Ajuda in Lisbon, Portugal June 23 - 26, 2022

    bitte runterscrollen für Deutsch. The European Society was permitted a grand re-start to the Yearly Meetings, with our gathering in Lisbon at the Palacio Nacional da Ajuda. After two postponements, we were finally able to enjoy the hospitality of our valued colleagues at the Palacio da Ajuda in Portugal. We are most thankful […] Read the whole article »



Einer These zur richtigen Beleuchtung des GOLDENEN SAAL im Wiener Musikverein / A Thesis regarding the Correct Lighting in the Golden Hall in the Vienna Music Verein


Einer These zur richtigen Beleuchtung des GOLDENEN SAAL im Wiener Musikverein / A Thesis regarding the Correct Lighting in the Golden Hall in the Vienna Music Verein

Please scroll down for English Autor: Peter Rath, geprüfter Gürtlermeister, heute Sprecher Archive Lobmeyr in Wien. Von 1968 bis 1993 Entwerfer, Leiter der Lobmeyr Werkstätten, bekannt für Beleuchtungsprojekte in aller Welt. Auslöser für sein Beratungsexperiment war eine der letzten Aufführungen im Goldenen Saal unter Philip Harnencourt. Bei genialen Pianissimo waren die viel zu grellen Luster […] Read the whole article »



Light and Glass @ Palacio da Ajuda 23rd – 26th June 2022


Light and Glass @ Palacio da Ajuda 23rd – 26th June 2022

                  Full Programme for the Event Thursday, 23.06.2022 12:00 Board meeting Light & Glass Board only 13:30-14:30 Arrival at Palace Refreshments in PNA 14:30 Opening ceremony in Palacio Ajuda –Dr. José Alberto Ribeiro (Director of Palácio Nacional da Ajuda) – Dr. Helena Koenigsmarkova (President L&G) 15:15-15:45 Keynote […] Read the whole article »



Kronleuchter aus dem Wiener Schloss Weinhaus / Chandelier from the Vienna Schloss Weinhaus


Kronleuchter aus dem Wiener Schloss Weinhaus / Chandelier from the Vienna Schloss Weinhaus

                    Ein Kronleuchter aus dem Wiener Schloss Weinhaus  – Suche nach ähnlichen Kronleuchtern, Zofia Maciakowska, Gdansk/Danzig Die Sammlung des Museums im Jaroslaw Orsettihaus, Polen (http://www.muzeum-jaroslaw.pl/) umfasst Objekte aus dieser Stadt sowie aus der Umgebung. Viele von ihnen wurden nach dem Zweiten Weltkrieg aus nahe gelegenen Herrenhäusern […] Read the whole article »



Virtual Catalogue of Lithuanian Chandeliers, Dr. Alantė Valtaitė-Gagač


Virtual Catalogue of Lithuanian Chandeliers, Dr. Alantė Valtaitė-Gagač

In the rich history of light fixtures, chandeliers from the 16th to the first half of the 20th century that survived in Lithuania occupy an important place. The aim of the virtual catalogue project “Heritage of Chandeliers in Lithuania” (www.sietynupaveldas.lt) is to share them with others. Starting in 2017, two stages of the project were […] Read the whole article »