Russian Glass Art and Ceramic Art

Uranium glass mug

    Uranium glass mug

    Russian Empire

    The 1840’s

    Imperial glass factory

    Transparent uranium glass; grinding, grooving

    Height – 16.5cm; diameter – 11cm


    Uranium glass mug on round pedestal. The body rounded forms and lid are decorated with polished stylized foliage pattern, the handle and lid grip lid are grooved. The yellow-green glass colour was obtained with the help of uranium oxides. This created the effect of self-luminous and transfusion shades.