Russian Glass Art and Ceramic Art

Uranium glass mug

    Uranium glass mug

    Russian Empire

    1840’s

    Imperial glass factory

    Transparent uranium glass; polishing, faceting

    Height – 16.5cm; diameter – 11cm

    Mug on round pedestal made of uranium glass. The body rounded forms and the lid are decorated with polished stylized foliate ornament, the handle and grasp of the lid are treated with sharp corrugation.

    The yellow-green colour of the glass was obtained with the help of uranium oxides of the addition. This created the effect of self-luminous and transfusion shades.

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