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Art glass

(in the late 19th and early 20th centuries) any of the several varieties of glass using combinations of colors, special effects of opaqueness and transparency, etc., to create an aesthetic effect.
any of the objects made of such glass, as lamps, vases, and the like.
Historical Examples

Rabbet these pieces sufficient to allow the art glass to set in on the back sides and be fastened—about 1/4 in.
Mission Furniture H. H. Windsor

The shade is made of wood glued up and has art glass fitted in rabbets cut on the inner edges.
Mission Furniture H. H. Windsor

The effect of plain glazing depends entirely on the arrangement of the lead lines and the art glass.
The Boy Mechanic, Book 2 Various


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