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Tantalus Box with Uranium glass in Boulle marquetry Napoleon III period 19t
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Period :
19th century
Provenance :
France
Medium :
Inlay brass
Dimensions :
l. 14.57 inch X H. 13.39 inch X P. 11.81 inch
Decorative Objects  - Tantalus Box with Uranium glass in Boulle marquetry Napoleon III period 19t 19th century - Tantalus Box with Uranium glass in Boulle marquetry Napoleon III period 19t Napoléon III - Tantalus Box with Uranium glass in Boulle marquetry Napoleon III period 19t Antiquités - Tantalus Box with Uranium glass in Boulle marquetry Napoleon III period 19t
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Tantalus Box with Uranium glass in Boulle marquetry Napoleon III period 19t

Cellar liquor Boulle marquetry

Napoleon III period

Work very fine bronze stamped MT

Plateau presentation is very nice,
Beautiful interior crystal with 3 decanters and 18 glassware (3 have green different)
original crystal in Uranium glass

the crystal have a littles cracks, please look photo

The normal colour of uranium glass ranges from yellow to green depending on the oxidation state and concentration of the metal ions, although this may be altered by the addition of other elements as glass colorants. Uranium glass also fluoresces bright green under ultraviolet light and can register above background radiation on a sufficiently sensitive Geiger counter, although most pieces of uranium glass are considered to be harmless and only negligibly radioactive

Uranium glass became popular in the mid-19th century, with its period of greatest popularity being from the 1880s to the 1920s.

The first major producer of items made of uranium glass is commonly recognized as Austrian Franz Xaver Riedel, who named the yellow (German: Gelb) and yellow-green (German: Gelb-Grün) varieties of the glass "annagelb" and "annagrün", respectively, in honor of his daughter Anna Maria. Riedel was a prolific blower of uranium glass in Unter-Polaun (today Dolni Polubny), Bohemia from 1830 to 1848.


By the 1840s, many other European glassworks began to produce uranium glass items and developed new varieties of uranium glass. The Baccarat glassworks in France created an opaque green uranium glass which they named chrysoprase from its similarity to that green form of chalcedony. wikipedia.com



Dimensions : height : 34 cm width: 37cm depth : 30 cm

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