art glass

noun

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

Examples of art glass in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The museum’s collection has an emphasis on contemporary art, Western art, sculpture, studio art glass and architecture, including the Architecture and Design Center that has been financially supported by fashion designer Trina Turk, among others. Booth Moore, WWD, 17 June 2024 The show is the largest art glass show in Southern California and is focused on showcasing art created by local San Diego glass artists. San Diego Union-Tribune, 1 Oct. 2023 Explore the wonders of art glass, a cruise travel show, festivals and more, all taking place in greater San Diego over the next week or two. San Diego Union-Tribune, 1 Oct. 2023 About 130 regional and national artists will set up booths on Detroit Avenue between Arthur and Belle avenues to showcase and sell their work, The juried festival includes paintings, prints, photography, art glass, ceramics, jewelry, sculpture, fiber and more. Carol Kovach, cleveland, 5 July 2021 Dutch architects back then were turning out high-quality, low-cost housing for the working classes distinguished by Expressionistic masonry, turrets and balconies, and stylish art glass, ironwork and sculptures. Michael Kimmelman, New York Times, 10 Mar. 2023 Peachblow, an original Kohler pastel from 1934, has warm, dusky coral undertones and derives its name from a type of art glass made popular in the latter part of the 19th century. Hollyanna McCollom, Better Homes & Gardens, 2 Feb. 2023 See art glass techniques including blown, fused, torch and stained glass, as well as demonstrations of torch work and glass cutting. San Diego Union-Tribune, 2 Oct. 2022 The 5 Points Neighborhood Association along with community partners aim to complete 3000 art glass jars to donate to those individuals who may feel forgotten. Cathy Kozlowicz, Journal Sentinel, 13 Jan. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1864, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of art glass was in 1864

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“Art glass.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/art%20glass. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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