A pure lustrous kind of glass originally made with flint.
- The ‘Barlow lens’, a modification of this telescope lens, is a negative achromatic combination of flint glass and crown glass.
- This goblet of about the same period is made of a type of soda glass soon to be outmoded by the new English flint glass.
- Blown of colorless flint glass and embellished with cutting and engraving, the Madison decanters are the earliest documented objects from the manufactory.
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