Millefiore paperweights, first manufactured in Venice, consist of sections from rods of colored glass encased in a clear, colorless sphere. Tekst over de vervaardiging van de kristallen glazen onder het motto 'Het licht is de edelste schat van de menschheid. It is situated in the of on the right bank of the , in , about 13 kilometres 8. About this Item: Cristalleries du Val Saint-Lambert Belgique , Liège, 1908. A restoration project, known as the Cristal Park project, commenced in 2004, is to restore the Val Saint Lambert chateau and the abbey and to establish a retail village with 4 residential developments, a Business Park with 12 office buildings, and a new crystal glassworks, a 120-room hotel, indoor ski-slope, water park, restaurants and cafés. Selected comments will appear on this page.
The , Val-Saint-Lambert's sponsor, canon of , and adviser to the Prince-Bishop, began an expansion project in 1750, funded by his coal earnings. Rousseurs sur gardes, page de titre et quelques dernières pages. Val-Saint-Lambert Abbey : Abbaye du Val-Saint-Lambert was a in the. Please note that we generally cannot answer questions about the history, rarity, or value of your personal artifacts. The popularity of these paperweights in the 1800s testifies to the sustained cultural interest in hand craftsmanship during an age of rapid industrialization. By the mid-nineteenth century, glass factories elsewhere in Europe were emulating the millefiore style. Since 1826, it has been used by the crystal manufacturer Val-Saint-Lambert.
In 1846, Val Saint-Lambert merged with the Société Anonyme des Manufactures de Glaces. The abbey was a daughter house of in , , which was a daughter house of. Click on any of the top titles to sort. The structure is considered to be an important example of Cistercian architecture. The company is still in operation. One in a series of facsimile sourcebooks taken completely or in part from rare antique design manuals and pattern books which are normally inaccessible for general use. The foundation of the abbey is attributed to , , who in 1187 decided to establish Val-Saint-Lambert.
Lambert paperweight features a four-loop millefiori pattern on an opaque deep pink ground with yellow and white torsade twisted ribbon. Construction began in 1202 after he gave a tract of land and woods situated in what was then called the to a group of monks. It was completed before 1796 when the monks were expelled as a result of the French Revolution, at which time the buildings were demolished and the holdings were sold as public goods. From United Kingdom to U. From United Kingdom to U. Met speciale aandacht voor de 'Whisky garnituur André Maurois', genoemd naar de destijds beroemde anglofiele Franse auteur 1885-1969 , de schepper van 'Colonel Bramble', die de whisky zeer waardeert. You can sort by any title.
Lambert glassworks was founded by a chemist and an engineer in 1826 at a Cistercian monastery in Seraing, near Liege, Belgium. The structure is considered to be an important example of Cistercian architecture as well as Gothic architectural development in Belgium. Have a question about anything else, or would you prefer a personal response? Location Currently not on view date made mid 1800s maker Val St. Gedrukt in oranje, blauw en zwart. Highly detailed pattern and design illustrations.
See our for more information about cookies. Founded in 1202, the abbey's monks were expelled during the. Pieces are often decorated with cut designs. Employing over 5,000 people, a village soon formed around the crystal works, with a hospital, school, and hundreds of homes. All types of table glassware and decorative glassware have been made. The factory today provides demonstrations of glass-blowing and crystal engraving and items are put on sale in the showroom.
Decorative glass paperweights reflected the 19th-century taste for intricate, over-the-top designs. In 1825, the abbey ruins were purchased by the chemist François Kemlin and the engineer Auguste Lelièvre, who converted the building into a glass works. Bushee See more items in Data Source National Museum of American History Do you have something to share that would enrich our knowledge about this object? About this Item: Sessay England: Potterton Books, 2010. Met illustraties van divers kristal. Until the spread of textiles colorized with synthetic dyes, ceramics and glass were among the few objects that added brilliant color to a 19th-century Victorian interior. The abbey was classified as a historical monument in 1973. Val Saint-Lambert is a Belgian glassware company known for their Art Nouveau and Art Deco vases and candlesticks.
Please use the form below. The firm was the first and only crystal glass maker in Belgium. Lambert was also a well-known maker of lamps from the 1930s and '40s. Kemlin, Val Saint-Lambert Crystal Works quickly soared to the forefront of the Belgian crystal industry. Lambert Cristalleries of Belgium was founded by Messieurs Kemlin and Lelievre in 1825. . In the 19th century, the building ruins were converted into the factory.