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Author Topic: Clear and blue/white opaline cased glass  (Read 384 times)

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Re: Clear and blue/white opaline cased glass
« Reply #20 on: July 21, 2021, 10:21:33 PM »
There are two definitions for custard glass in the glass world - one is a glass item for holding custard, the other is a type of glass as described in the Glass Encyclopedia here http://www.glassencyclopedia.com/custardglass.html - hope that helps. Neither definition seems to apply to the item in this topic though! :)
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Re: Clear and blue/white opaline cased glass
« Reply #21 on: July 22, 2021, 06:49:49 AM »
;D  thanks.   -  this piece has done well for a varied amount of descriptive association  .............  flower frog, opaline, vaseline, custard.           This one would obviously hold custard, but then most shapes with a cavity of sorts would do the same so seems zero mileage in that direction.            How are we qualifying the use of the word opaline  -  it isn't simply opaque coloured glass.

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