Pair of Antique Cut Glass Shell Shaped Dishes
Dimensions:W: 15cm (5.9")
Pair of Antique Shell Shaped 'Crackle Glass ' Dishes.
These Elegantly Shaped Dishes are Made of what is Known as Crackle Glass and are Highlighted on Gold .
Crakle 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.