A fine, often colored and ornamented glassware made in or near Venice, Italy.
A fine glassware made in or near Venice, esp. on the nearby island of Murano.
Venetian-glass Sentence Examples
The finest glass is made in Tuscany and Venetia; Venetian glass is often colored and of artistic form.
Like many other arts in Venice, that of glass-making appears to have been imported from Moslem countries, and the influence of Oriental design can be traced in much of the Venetian glass.
Many of the ornamental processes which we admire in Venetian glass were already in use in this century.
At the present day bottles and drinkingvessels are made in Persia which in texture and quality differ little from ordinary Venetian glass of the 16th or 17th centuries, while in form they exactly resemble those which may be seen in the engravings in Chardin's Travels.