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Uranium Green Decanter

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Posted 2 years ago

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Uranium green decanter, probably 1860s, as this colour was popular then and the cutting has a gothic look to it. They call it uranium green as they use mineral uranium to make this colour. Panel cut neck and shoulders, printies to the body.

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  1. miKKoChristmas11 miKKoChristmas11, 2 years ago
    Oh, this is fabulous!!!
  2. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
    "Printies" is an interesting term; related to "punties".
    A ground pontil is a 'punty' and a round ground decor element is a "prunty"?
    Lovely decanter, LD.
    How tall is it?
  3. lovedecanters lovedecanters, 2 years ago
    It is just just over 12 inches tall.
  4. lovedecanters lovedecanters, 2 years ago
    A printy is: a decorative pattern on cut glass, consisting of a shallow concavity, circular or oval, made with a slightly convex cutting wheel. Punty is usually applied to polished pontils, to my knowledge. A prunt is an applied decorative blob of glass, but I haven't heard of prunty. It's all glass geek stuff. LOL.

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