Georgian glass

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Sheet glass containing wire mesh embedded between the two faces to prevent shattering in the event of breakage.
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"[euro]is is an incredible collection of Georgian glasses and shows the aca demic knowledge of the subject that the owner had."
Anderson & Garland auctioneer, Fred Wyrley-Birch, said: "Dr Cowan was a passionate and knowledgeable collector and it is rare for a collection of Georgian glasses of this scale and quality to come on to the market.
Instead he ends his journey in an unnamed Warwickshire village, where the elderly vicar ruminates of the future of village life as they drink old port from Georgian glasses.
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