Favrile glass

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Description

[Stourbridge Glass Company, Long Island, NY] A brand name for a type of colored and iridescent glass first made by Louis Tiffany in 1893 for making leaded windowpanes, lamp shades, vases, bowls, and jewelry. The glasses were made by different formulations to produce either a metallic luster of a bright iridescence.

Synonyms and Related Terms

lustred glass

Authority

  • Random House, Webster's Encyclopedic Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language, Grammercy Book, New York, 1997

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