TS Victorian Mt. Washington Burmese (uranium) 18 Satin Finished Vase
Washington Burmese (uranium) 18 Satin Finished Vase. We will be listing many treasures that are extremely rare over the upcoming weeks from our own collection. This is a striking magnificent towering example of a Mt.Washington produced Burmese glass vase. Burmese is a thin art glass that begins as a salmon pink that fades to yellow.
It also contains uranium oxide and fluoresces like vaseline glass under black light. It begins as yellow and changes color to pink when reheated. The pale outer edge on this vase proves it was heated for a second time which causes the pink to reverse back to yellow Only Mt.Washington produced Burmese in the US. They began producing Burmese in 1885.
This vase has a polished pontil mark as well a satin finish. Add some brilliant color and stunning design to your collection with this magnificent piece. Size is 5 1/2" wide and 18" tall. There are no chips or cracks. Make room on the Top Shelf for this one!Please write us for more information. Condition of item: Please understand the items we sell are old, and as such, demonstrate characteristics of age, which may include scratches around the base, bubbles, pattern irregularities, straw marks or mold marks, and pontils that are not highly ground are unfinished and may have ash in them. Victorian hand blown glass was produced in dirty conditions, and sometimes may have ash or dirt specks. All of these features are expected to occur in antique glass, we will not accept a return on an item because it has these features. We are Top Shelf Antiques, Where the Past is always Present! All our listings start with TS so you can spot them easily. We search for old, quality, unusual items to bring to the net!
The item "TS Victorian Mt. Washington Burmese (uranium) 18 Satin Finished Vase" is in sale since Saturday, January 20, 2018. This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Glass\Glassware\Vaseline\Pre-1940".The seller is "topshelfantiques" and is located in Gilmer, Texas. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
- Color: Yellow/pink
- Glassmaking Technique: Hand Blown
- Type of Glass: Uranium
- Object Type: Vase