Victorian pressed Uranium ‘Vaseline’ glass jug, Davidson & Co c. 1890
Victorian pressed Uranium ‘Vaseline’ glass jug, by George Davidson & Co, ‘Richelieu’ pattern.
‘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.