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Verzelini, Jacopo (1522 - 1607), glassmaker

Gordon Campbell and K. Somervell

in Grove Art Online

Volume Grove Art Online, issue Published in print August 1996 |
Published online October 2013 | e-ISBN: 9781884446054

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Italian glassmaker, active in England. He migrated to Antwerp in 1649, and in 1565 moved with his wife and six children to London. He joined the Crutched Friars Glasshouse (see under England, §VIII, 1), which he took over in 1572. In 1574 he obtained a licence granted by Elizabeth I for the production of Venetian-style glass for 21 years, which also prohibited the import of Venetian glass and the production of glass

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