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Glossary of Paperweight Terms
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Footed weight
(or pedestal weight
or piedouche)
 
Baccarat
 
A weight having its own pedestal, flanged at the bottom.
Furnace   A tank fabricated for melting the glass batch.
 
Furnace work   Glass objects made by artists who formulate and melt the glass batch in a furnace.
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Glossary text from The Art of the Paperweight used courtesy of L. H. Selman Ltd.

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