cased glass
noun Date: 1851 glass consisting of two or more fused layers of different colors often decorated by cutting so that the inner layers show through — called also case glass

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  • case glass — glass composed of two or more layers of glass in different colors, often having the top layer cut or ground away so that the lower layer can serve as background or contrast. Also, cased glass. Also called overlay glass. * * * …   Universalium

  • case glass — noun see cased glass * * * glass composed of two or more layers of glass in different colors, often having the top layer cut or ground away so that the lower layer can serve as background or contrast. Also, cased glass. Also called overlay glass …   Useful english dictionary

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  • case glass — noun see cased glass …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Moss agate glass — Detail from a Moss Agate vase by John Northwood, c.1888 Moss Agate glass is a type of art glass developed in 1888 at the noted glasshouse Stevens Williams by glassmaker John Northwood, with the assistance of Will Bridges, then manager of the firm …   Wikipedia

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  • cameo glass — an ornamental glass in which two layers, often blue and opaque white, have been cased, and on which the design has been treated in the manner of a cameo. [1875 80] * * * Glassware decorated with figures and forms in coloured glass carved in… …   Universalium

  • satin glass — noun : usually colored or opaque and often cased ornamental glassware given a satinized finish by treatment with hydrofluoric acid vapor * * * an American art glassware having colored glass set into indentations in a thickness of opaque glass,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cameo glass — noun : a glass consisting of layers of different colors and cut after the manner of a cameo * * * an ornamental glass in which two layers, often blue and opaque white, have been cased, and on which the design has been treated in the manner of a… …   Useful english dictionary

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