|This plate shows the interior of
a small-glassware house.
||exterior view of the lehr where finished work is annealed.
||door in the lehr for putting in glassware.
||holes for letting air into the lehr.
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||iron anchors supporting the lehr.
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||joues (small clay walls) to protect workers
from the heat.
||iron hooks on the joues to hold the blowpipe while
||ouvraux (holes through which the glass pots are
||[warming] table on which workers lay their blowpipes
[to pre-heat them].
||tisards (openings in the furnace for loading fuel).
||paraisonnier (gatherer) who gathers glass from
the pot on the end of a blowpipe and shapes it into a
moile (evenly rounded mass).
||servitor (worker) shaping the moile on the marver
(marble or iron slab) then blowing it into a parison
(hollow, rough shape).
||gaffer (master) on the bench rolling the blowpipe to form
||worker blowing the piece after re-heating.
||boy cleaning excess glass from the punty (solid rod
for transferring a piece) into a cullet trough.
||storage space where finished pivettes are thrown down from the
||seasoned wood or pivettes ready for the furnace.
||stoker taking pivettes to the furnace.
||putting wood or pivettes in the furnace via the tissards.
||petite talut (descending ramp to tisard).
||tubs and barrels [of water] for cooling blowpipes
[and other tools].
||troughs for glass fragments.
||marver on which the work is formed.
||boiler for salt foam skimmed off the pots.
||pivettes (oven-dried sticks) drying on top of the hall.