Venetian glass


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Venetian glass

n.
A fine, often colored and ornamented glassware made in or near Venice, Italy.

Venetian glass

n
(Elements & Compounds) fine ornamental glassware made in or near Venice, esp at Murano

Vene′tian glass′


n.
ornamental glassware of the type made at Venice, esp. that from the island of Murano.
[1835–45]
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Noun1.Venetian glass - fine glassware made near VeniceVenetian glass - fine glassware made near Venice  
glassware, glasswork - an article of tableware made of glass
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Venetian glass

nvetro di Murano
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Even the wine at her side that kept her alive had been decanted into a bottle of lustrous Venetian glass. "My grave is open," she used to say; "and I want all these beautiful things to keep me from looking at it.
He filled a goblet of ancient Venetian glass with a purple-red liquor, beautiful to see.
"My dear Basil, how do I know?" murmured Dorian Gray, sipping some pale-yellow wine from a delicate, gold-beaded bubble of Venetian glass and looking dreadfully bored.
Monte Cristo quickly appreciated all that Albert had collected here -- old cabinets, Japanese porcelain, Oriental stuffs, Venetian glass, arms from all parts of the world -- everything was familiar to him; and at the first glance he recognized their date, their country, and their origin.
The Venetian glasses, cara mia, and fill them to the brim.
She lived an extremely privileged life on a 110-acre estate raised amid "Greek marbles, Venetian glass, dancing Indian Shivas, Japanese screens and woodblocks, retablos, Chinese gongs, Italian carvings, bronzes, guns, ancient weaponry, Imperial jade, French tapestries, Louis XIV furniture".
It took six months to conceptualise and four days to build the 1,000 sq ft area, which features plush beige and green velvet sofas, wooden beams and Venetian glass chandeliers.
According to him, he and Holderness were fighting over a Venetian glass vase during the early years of their marriage when it happened.
The 40,000 s/f building is adorned with Corinthian columns, Venetian glass, marble mosaic floors and 65 ft.
Hand-blown Venetian glass chandeliers cast warmth over rooms, rich, bold colors break with the traditions of the usual desert browns and earth tones, and centerpieces like his see-through piano become conversation pieces.
Where can you enjoy the romantic Maiden Tower in the center of Baku, dazzling Palace of Sheki Khans from Venetian glass, as well as the cradle of human civilization -- Gobustan with thousands of incredible petroglyphs?