A Set of 3 Antique Cut Crystal Glass Shell Shaped Dishes

A Set of 3 Antique Cut Crystal Glass Shell Shaped Dishes

Code: 11508

Dimensions:

W: 16cm (6.3")

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A Set of 3 Antique Crystal Glass Shell Shaped Dishes.

These Elegantly Shaped Dishes are Made of what is Known as Crackle Glass and are Highlighted on Gold .

Crackle Glass is also Known as Craquelle Glass, Ice Glass or Overshot Glass.

Invented in the 16th century by Venetian Glass Blowers by Immersing Hot Glass in Cold Water.

The Glass was then Reheated and Moulded to the Desired Shape.

Glass Makers of the 19th Century used the Same Method.