Atlanta Antique Gallery - Vaseline Glass

Glass - Antique - Vaseline Glass
A Bohemian named Joseph Riedel separated uranium salts from pitchblends in approximately 1835. He added these salts to a glass as a colorant, and the result was a bright yellow-green glass that he named Annagelb (after his wife, Anna, and the German word for yellow, gelb). This was during the Biedemeier Era in Europe. It was extravagant glass for the middle classes. The glass during this time was about 40% lead and was referred to as flint glass. The decorative cuttings were elaborate and excessive. This vaseline color was just one more color to add to the palette of the glassmaster. Riedel also made a uranium-based color he called Annagrun, which was a bright green and is also reactive to a UV blacklight. Because it is uranium being used, it makes a Geiger counter click, but 98.5% of the radiation emitted is beta waves, which dissipate within 18 inches. A person receives about the same amount of radiation standing in the sunlight.

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Description: Art Glass swirl vaseline green pitcher. 8.5" tall with a base of 3 3/4"
Item #: RPM-47396
Condition: Antique
Price: $259.00
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Description: 7.5" tall. With clear base and vaseline rigaree (Stourbridge, CA 1870).
Item #: 102-60979-11
Condition: Antique
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Description: Museum quality English Stevens & Williams vaseline overshot glass. This cylindrical vase is 11 1/4" tall. The opening at the top is 1 1/2". This is the most beautiful color glass I have ever...More Details »
Item #: IT1-59441a
Condition: Antique
Price: $1,850.00
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Description: 4.2" tall x 1.9" diameter, Moser Vaseline Glass Mug with handle, and swirled bands with heavy gold floral decor. UV verified vasoline.
Item #: 102-62094
Condition: Antique
Price: $175.00
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Description: Gold floral decor on overall interlocking swirl ground. Gold colored hardware. Signed "St. Louis." 6.8" h x 5.8" d.
Item #: 102-60184
Condition: Antique
Price: $325.00
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Description: Vaseline Art Glass Basket. 8" diameter.
Item #: RPM-33421
Condition: Antique
Unique Item
Price: $89.00
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Description: Victorian Vaseline Aqua Brides Bowl
Item #: MMR-63784
Condition: Antique
Price: $200.00
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Description: This is a very large Victorian vaseline single flower epergne. It measures to the top at a whopping 24". From the bottom, it sits on a marblized oval wood stand that is 8" x 7". The entire lady,...More Details »
Item #: IT1-59401
Condition: Antique
Price: $1,350.00
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Description: Webb Vaseline Satin Glass with hand painted floral decoration Pitcher, 9.5 inch tall
Item #: RPM-10116
Condition: Antique
Unique Item
Price: $340.00
Sale: $285.00
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Save: $55.00
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