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  • PGA201-9

    Milchglas

    Milk Glass is a term used by art glass-makers for opaque white glass. The German term is milch–glass, the Italian term is lattimo (from latte, milk) and the French term is blanc-de-lait (milk white) or verre-de-lait. It looks like white...
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    Colored glass

    In the late 15th century a В«milkyВ» opaque white glass, known as lattimo, was developed by the Venetians. It resembled the highly coveted porcelain imported from China and became popular during the 17th and 18th centuries. The technique had...
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  • PGA203-9

    Gilded glass

    In the early 18th century Zwichellgoldglas was developed. Gold or silver leaf was applied to a body, engraved with a design, and then covered with a layer of clear glass
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