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A fabulous yellow-green Victorian/Art Deco Uranium crackle glass vase. A rare find indeed; it's not everyday we uncover true uranium glass in a crackle pattern vase. Glows beautifully under UV "black" light due to the trace amounts of uranium salts used in the production of the glass mixture. Glass itself is very thick and very heavy - weighing in at a colossal 2lb 12oz (1.25 Kilo) and measuring 10 inches tall by 4¾ inches diameter at the base. This vase is about as big as a full roll of conventional paper towels.
Because of the exceptional yellow hue and glow in the dark properties, it is believed that this glassware is "vaseline glass". The photos we've taken have not been digitally edited whatsoever; we incorporated a few different lighting venues (indoor, outdoor, UV lights) and the photos were not enhanced.
"Vaseline Glass was primarily made from 1840, up to just before WWII, and then was continued from 1959 to the present. Vaseline Glass was in its heyday during the Victorian period from the 1880's to the 1920's. Due to the tight regulations on Uranium Dioxide and the expense of this ingredient, only very limited quantities are being produced today. Due to this, most collectors are aware of the limited nature of its production and this is reflected in the marketplace." -- www.vaselineglass.org
Condition: Superb quality and condition, no damage whatsoever. There is no maker's mark on the bottom.