Pair Of Small Acid Etched Cameo Vaseline Glass Vases Antique Victorian c1890

Jeanette Hayhurst

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This Pair of Stunning Pressed Uranium Acid etched Vases are absolutely beautiful with a lovely etched cameo design throughout the whole of the outside of each vase with great intricate details , each vase is made with stunning Vaseline Glass, Uranium glass is glass which has had uranium, usually in oxide diuranate form, added to a glass mix before melting for colouration. which then leaves the glass with a beautiful tinged glass that will glow a vivid neon green under a UV/black light, Vaseline glass a clear yellow or yellowish-green glass pieces made with 0.1% to 25% uranium dioxide, both vases are in great condition with no chips or cracks to  the rim or base but one does have a small fracture in the thick base but does not effect the admirability and quality of these vases.

Dimensions 8 x 6 cm or 3.1 x 2.3 inches.

Total Weight 177.8 grams or 114.3 pennyweight.