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Five Colleges and Historic Deerfield Museum Consortium htttp://museums.fivecolleges.edu/detail.php?museum=hd&t=objects&type=all&f=&s=dress&record=25 for description of a similar tankard.
In the third quarter of the 17th century, French, German and Bohemian glassmakers developed formulae, such as Johann Kunckel's 1679 recipe for opal glass, to produce an opaque white glass - "milchglas" - that imitated white porcelain or china. "Glass china" was an early 19th century term for what is is currently called "milk glass".
|Height||6.50 inch||(16.51 cm)|