Academic thesis

Jana Hoffmann: Elaboration of a conservation- and presentation concept for the Green Glasscabinet in the New Palace of Potsdam Sanssouci / Application of glass sherds: Technology of procedure in the Green Glasscabinet and references to mosaics, grottoes, mirror cabinets and architectural incrustation Back
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Abstract: The walls of the Green Glasscabinet in the New Palace of Potsdam are displayed with glas sherds reverse-painted in green, imitating the semi-precious stone chrysoprase. Practically the objects structure and condition were surveyed which leads to a conservation concept. As a future public exhibition of the cabinet is planned, a presentation proposal based on the local conditions was elaboratet.
Theoretically the Glasscabinets technology of procedure is investigated and references to selected methods of glass application in architecture are examined.


Keywords: Green Glasscabinet, New Palace of Potsdam Sansscouci, glass sherds, glass application, 18th century, incrustation
  • academic institution: Hochschule für Bildende Künste Dresden
  • kind of theses:  Diplomarbeit
  • main Tutor:  Prof. Dr. Thomas Danzl; Dipl.-Rest. Verena Göttel
  • assistant Tutor:  Prof. Dr. Christoph Herm
  • date:  2016
  • Language:  German
  • pages:  380
  • pictures:  26

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