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Meaning of term soffietta

(Italian) A tool used as a puffer to further inflate a vessel after it has been removed from the blowpipe and is attached to the pontil. It consists of a curved metal tube attached to a conical nozzle. The glassblower reheats the vessel, inserts the nozzl


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Corning Museum of Glass | Glass dictionary. (1993). Retrieved February 12, 2008, from


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