Ureche Glass

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Urech’e Glass


ornamented glassware from the Urech’e Glassworks, which existed in Urech’e (in what is now Slutsk Raion, Minsk Oblast, Byelorussian SSR) from 1738 until the mid-19th century. The glassware produced included decanters, goblets, and tumblers. The ware was cut and engraved with diamond tools; plant motifs were often used.

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