X682 Victorian Opalene Glass & Edwardian Vaseline Glass lamp shades
Victorian (1880s) Opalene Glass lamp shade ($80) and
Edwardian (1900 - 1910s) Vaseline Glass light shade ($75)
Opalene Glass: Similar to milk glass but although translucent, opalene glass has a depth of colour that milk glass lacks. Apart from the Empire period, opaline glass was made 1840 - 1870.
Vaseline Glass: Glass made with the addition of a small amount of uranium, producing a yellowish green, greasy looking surface. Late 19th century.
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