Antique coloured glass vases. The use of iron fe iron is a very useful and powerful colouring agent even though it can be an undesirable impurity in making glass. Iron when used in its highest state of oxidation could in combination with barium oxide bao give a reddish blue glass but these would have melted under high oxygen pressures and cannot be produced in practice. We are the leading stockists of 19th and 20th century moser including alexandrit and marquetrie and fine quality enamelled wares.
Andrew lineham fine glass london by appointment only we do not state the prices of all items for the safety and privacy of our clients. Click here for the history of moser glass. The web site that specialises in antique cranberry glass and many other colours of victorian and early 20th century glass.
Its not a new phenomenon its been around in regal form for centuries. Mark west is a specialist dealer in 18th and 19th century antique glass 20th century collectors art glass and art deco glass of english and european origin. Glass is a non crystalline amorphous solid that is often transparent and has widespread practical technological and decorative usage in for example window panes tableware and optoelectronicsthe most familiar and historically the oldest types of glass are silicate glasses based on the chemical compound silica silicon dioxide or quartz the primary constituent of sand.
Iron in its metallic forms cannot remain in. Antique ceramics here is a selection of the antique ceramics we have on the floor currently at brisbane antique emporium clayfield. We have been trading in glass since 1981 and stock pieces by lalique galle daum loetz and others.