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Set of Four Uranium Wine Glasses c1900

Heading : Set of four uranium wine glass
Date : 1890-1910
Period : Victoria-Edward VII
Origin : England
Colour : Vaseline green uranium glass
Bowl : Cup bowl engraved with Greek key band
Stem : Plain
Foot : Conical
Pontil : Snapped
Glass Type : Lead
Size :12cm tall, 7cm bowl and 7cm foot

Condition : Excellent, no chips or cracks
Restoration : None

Weight : 333 grams combined

Additional Information : 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: 2019011429
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  • £75.00


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