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Pair of Victorian Engraved Uranium Wine Glasses c1880

Heading : Uranium wine glasses
Date : c1880
Period : Victorian
Origin : England
Colour : Uranium green
Bowl : Round funnel. Petal scut lower bowl and acid etched with fruiting and vines
Stem : Baluster stem with ball knop
Foot : Flat
Pontil : Polished
Glass Type : Lead
Size : Approx 13cm tall with  a bowl of 6.3cm and foot of 6.5 foot
Condition : Excellent, no chips or cracks
Restoration : None
Weight : 250 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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  • Product Code: 2018090861
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  • £65.00


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