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Pair of Victorian Uranium Wine Glasses c1880

Heading : Pair of uranium wine glasses
Period : Victorian
Date : c1880
Origin : England
Colour : Uranium green
Bowl : Conical with large petal cuts
Stem : Six sided slice cut
Foot : Conical
Pontil : Polished
Glass Type : Lead
Size :   Approx 12.5cm tall with a bowl of 6.5cm and foot of 6.5cm
Condition : Excellent, no chips or cracks
Restoration : None
Weight : 311 grams combined

A pair of 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 ultra violet light and emit green light.

 

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  • £45.00


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