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agate glass


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An imitation of agate made by blending molten glass of two or more colours. The technique was known in antiquity and revived in late fifteenth-century Venice and Germany.

Subjects: Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design — Early Modern History (1500 to 1700).


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