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Aventurine glass

Scope note

A translucent glass flecked with metallic particles to imitate the appearance of brownish aventurine quartz.

This term has 3 records attributed within our system.

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Broader Terms used

<glass by technique>


11yrs ago

Connected records

Snuff box


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Snuff box


Maker: Unknown



Glassmaker: Unknown
Engraver: Unknown

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