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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

12yrs ago

Connected records

Glass

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Lamp

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Wine glass

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Wine glass

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Glassmaker: Unknown

Wine glass

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Glassmaker: Unknown

Sweetmeat glass

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Glassmaker: Unknown

Wine glass

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Glassmaker: Unknown

Sweetmeat glass

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Glassmaker: Unknown

Wine glass

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Glassmaker: Unknown

Wine glass

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Glassmaker: Unknown

Sweetmeat glass

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Glassmaker: Unknown

Ale glass

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Glassmaker: Unknown

Goblet

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Glassmaker: Unknown

Wine glass

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Glassmaker: Unknown

Wine glass

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Glassmaker: Unknown

Wine glass

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Glassmaker: Unknown

Wine glass

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Glassmaker: Unknown

Wine glass

Maker(s)

Glassmaker: Unknown

Wine glass

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Glassmaker: Unknown

Wine glass

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Glassmaker: Unknown

Wine glass

Maker(s)

Glassmaker: Unknown

Wine glass

Maker(s)

Glassmaker: Unknown

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