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Venetian glass

  1. ornamental glassware of the type made at Venice, especially that from the island of Murano.
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Origin of Venetian glass

First recorded in 1835–45
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  • Around this were placed pink candles in Venetian-glass candlesticks and shaded with full frills of lace over pink.

    The Century Cook Book

    Mary Ronald

British Dictionary definitions for venetian glass

Venetian glass

  1. fine ornamental glassware made in or near Venice, esp at Murano
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