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Lead-glass

Scope note

Glass containing a high proportion of lead oxide and having a relatively high refractive index, with poor acid resistance and low rigidity; used in many optical components, neon-sign tubing, and light bulbs.

This term has 1,054 records attributed within our system.

Term type

AAT
Material
Object category

Getty AAT term number

300010811

Narrower Terms used

crystal (lead glass)
flint glass

Created

11yrs ago

Connected records

Goblet

Maker(s)

Glassmaker: Unknown

Wine glass

Maker(s)

Glassmaker: Unknown

Ale glass

Maker(s)

Glassmaker: Unknown

Finger bowl

Maker(s)

Glassmaker: Unknown

Wine glass

Maker(s)

Glassmaker: Unknown

Tumbler

Maker(s)

Glassmaker: Unknown

Candlestick

Maker(s)

Glassmaker: Unknown

Cordial glass

Maker(s)

Glassmaker: Unknown

Mug

Maker(s)

Glassmaker: Unknown

Wine glass

Maker(s)

Glassmaker: Unknown

Bowl on stand

Maker(s)

Glassmaker: Unknown

Bottle

Maker(s)

Glassmaker: Unknown (Probably)

Bowl

Maker(s)

Glasshouse: Thomas Webb & Sons (Probably)
Glasshouse: Stevens and Williams (Possibly)

Paperweight

Maker(s)

Glassworks: Unknown

Decanter for Rum

Maker(s)

Maker: Jacobs, Lazarus
Gilder: Jacobs, Lazarus (Possibly)
Gilder: Jacobs, Isaac (Possibly)

Posy holder

Maker(s)

Glassmaker: Unknown

Tray

Maker(s)

Glassmaker: Unknown

Wine glass

Maker(s)

Glassmaker: Unknown

Sweetmeat glass

Maker(s)

Glasshouse: Unknown

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