art glass

noun

Definition of art glass

: articles of glass designed primarily for decorative purposes especially : novelty glassware

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The open-plan interior, lined by art glass windows, blurs the traditional distinction between inside and outside. Blair Kamin, chicagotribune.com, "Column: Eight Frank Lloyd Wright buildings, including Chicago’s Robie House and Oak Park’s Unity Temple, named to World Heritage List," 7 July 2019 In the 20th century, Orrefors began producing art glass (which included some of these lamps) made in small quantities by a select group of artists. Elizabeth Gulino, House Beautiful, "Keep an Eye Out for Orrefors Crystal Lamps Whenever You Go Antiquing," 3 May 2019 In this bar, art glass featuring pretzels and mugs of beer will be found, along with the original 19th century woodwork, bar, furniture and decorative elements. Emily Hines, Indianapolis Star, "See Indianapolis from a new perspective with these 7 postcard-worthy sites," 22 May 2018 The home also features furniture, decorative elements and art glass designed for the Martin family by Wright. Amy Thomas, New York Times, "36 Hours in Buffalo," 28 June 2018 According to 1889 records, more than 55 million mosaic tiles are used in the space, as well as plaster and iron casts and beautiful art glass. Candace Jordan, chicagotribune.com, "Devil's Ball fires up support for Auditorium Theatre," 10 July 2018 In addition to the activities, the Borowski art glass exhibit and the park's botanial gardens and wildlife sanctuary will be open. Emily Bloch, Sun-Sentinel.com, "Fourth of July starts early in Davie," 26 June 2018 This artist uses art glass beads and goldtone wire to make delicate and tiny pieces that often have botanical associations. Mike Giuliano, Howard County Times, "From the studio to the gallery," 8 June 2018 Again: Founded in 2005, this furniture consignment shop features pieces from Pottery Barn, Restoration Hardware, and Habersham, among others, along with art glass, folk art, Oriental rugs, garden accessories, and primitives. Ellen Albanese, BostonGlobe.com, "Where to shop for bargains on Cape Cod," 6 June 2018

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First Known Use of art glass

1864, in the meaning defined above

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