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Set of Six Uranium Green Wine Glasses c1880

Heading : Six uranium green wine glasses
Period : Victorian
Date : c1870-90
Origin : England
Colour : Vaseline, uranium

Bowl : Slice cut round funnel
Stem : Hollow slice cut stem, annular knop with foot c
ushion
Foot : Conical 
Pontil : Polished
Glass Type : Lead
Size :   12.6cm,6.5cm,6cm
Condition : Excellent
Restoration : None
Weight : 424 grams combined

A set of six antique uranium wine glasses. This type of glass is coloured by adding a small amount of uranium to the melt usually around 2% by mass. The metal ions within the glass oscillate when exposed to ultraviolet light and emit green light

 

 

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  • Product Code: 2018090852
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  • £125.00


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