Milk Glass - (Glass)

Milk Glass - (Glass) Opaque white glass, usually made opaque by adding tin oxide or arsenic to the batch of glass. Made first in England in an attempt to imitate porcelain. The most desirable has intricate designs - in most cases hand painted - and was made during the last half of the nineteenth century in England, France, Germany and the United States. Originally called opal ware in England, Lattimo in Italian, and Milchglas in Germany.

The Milk Glass Book (A Schiffer Book for Collectors)The Milk Glass Book (A Schiffer Book for Collectors) 


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