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The writer is a master of glasswork (maitre verrier) and his way to describe the skill and the quest for new colours is magic.
As early as the thirteenth century the glassworkers of France had great privileges granted them, and an old proverb explains this by telling us that 'to make a gentleman glassworker -- _un gentilhomme verrier_ -- you must first get a gentleman.'
The _gentilhomme verrier_ had the right to carry a sword and to wear embroideries, to fish and to hunt, nor could the lord of a domain refuse to him, in return for a small fee, the right to cut whatever wood he needed for his furnaces, and to collect and burn the undergrowth into ashes for his manufacture.
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_gentilhomme verrier_ near St. Prest, in Anjou -- that is, he made glass -- decanters, water-bottles, tumblers, and all that, I suppose -- in spite of his nobility.