Bohemian glass

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Bohemian glass a variety of hard glass of fine quality, made in Bohemia. It is of variable composition, containing usually silica, lime, and potash, rarely soda, but no lead. It is often remarkable for beauty of color.
    • Bohemian glass etc. See under Bohemian Cut, etc.
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Usage

In literature:

The lustres of the chandelier are bright, and clusters of rubies leap in the bohemian glasses on the 'etagere'.
"Men, Women and Ghosts" by Amy Lowell
She took pins from the little Bohemian glass cup standing on the table, where she had kept it for three years.
"The Red Lily, Complete" by Anatole France
Do you see the two little Bohemian glasses which I bought expressly for this evening?
"Monsieur, Madame and Bebe, Complete" by Gustave Droz
After a time the Germans began to manufacture glass; and then the Bohemians.
"Round-about Rambles in Lands of Fact and Fancy" by Frank Richard Stockton
These glasses are decorated in large flat designs less choice, perhaps, than are the Bohemian.
"The Story of Glass" by Sara Ware Bassett
BOHEMIAN GOBLETS: drinking glasses of glass made in Bohemia, the most northern portion of the Empire of Austria-Hungary.
"The Short-story" by William Patterson Atkinson
In this room, as in most of the others, there is Bohemian glass in great profusion, and a "one year chronometer" of great precision.
"Across Coveted Lands" by Arnold Henry Savage Landor
Hard or Bohemian, Glass.
"On Laboratory Arts" by Richard Threlfall
Bohemian glass flask, fitted as a wash-bottle, and filled with distilled water, which is kept boiling on a tripod stand.
"The Elements of Bacteriological Technique" by John William Henry Eyre
Begs Franz to give him back his daughter's love Which a Bohemian glass-blower has stolen.
"L'Aiglon" by Edmond Rostand
If I don't mistake, it's Bohemian glass.
"A Day's Ride A Life's Romance" by Charles James Lever
The bonbon dishes and all the glasses were of Venetian and Bohemian glass.
"The Century Cook Book" by Mary Ronald
When a smash happens, skulls are as fragile as saucers, and bones as brittle as Bohemian glass.
"Tales Of The Trains Being Some Chapters of Railroad Romance by Tilbury Tramp, Queen's Messenger" by Charles James Lever
Comparison between the Bohemian product and the older glass upon the market resulted strongly in favor of the former.
"Colonial Homes and Their Furnishings" by Mary H. Northend
Caves, whose stalactites glittered with the gorgeous tints of Bohemian glass.
"Luttrell Of Arran Complete" by Charles James Lever
Jo, bring my best Bohemian glasses.
"Back at School with the Tucker Twins" by Nell Speed
At Miss Campbell's place was a beautiful Bohemian glass tumbler.
"The Motor Maids by Palm and Pine" by Katherine Stokes
Venetian glass is a soda-lime glass; Bohemian glass is a potash-lime glass.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 12, Slice 1" by Various
I take two tubes of thick Bohemian glass, about 5 centimetres in diameter and 20 centimetres long.
"The inventions, researches and writings of Nikola Tesla" by Thomas Commerford Martin
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In news:

The viewer's opinion was that the vase is in fact an example of Bohemian glass made by Harrach.
This family-owned bead store offers an extensive selection of beads , from Bohemian glass to freshwater pearls, in a wide variety of colors and sizes.
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