Nailsea glass

Nail·​sea glass | \ ˈnā(ə)lˌsē- \

Definition of Nailsea glass

: glassware produced at Nailsea, England during the 18th and 19th centuries and typically ornamented with latticinio striping

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from Nailsea, England

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“Nailsea glass.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 12 December 2019.

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