Victorian pressed Uranium ‘Vaseline’ glass dish, Davidson & Co c. 1890

$120.00 AUD

Victorian pressed Uranium ‘Vaseline’ glass dish, ‘Richelieu’ pattern by Davidson & Co.
Circa 1890

17cm wide

‘Primrose Perline’ was the original advertised name for these wares. They contain a trace of Uranium, giving them an interesting yellow tone under normal light, which is astonishingly bright green under a UV / blacklight .
Ref. The Picture Book of Vaseline Glass p135 for the ‘Richelieu’ pattern, registered 1888.

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