Amelung glass


Am·​e·​lung glass
: a rare late 18th century American glassware often similar to fine engraved Stiegel glass

Word History


after John F. Amelung, flourished 1784 American glass manufacturer

First Known Use

1916, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Amelung glass was in 1916

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“Amelung glass.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Sep. 2023.

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