9 11/16 x 5 5/8 x 18 5/8 H Antique Oval Glass Dome
Antique Oval Glass Dome
This is an antique oval glass dome that can restore your antique heirloom to it original appearance. We acquire antique domes from all over the world to help you preserve your keepsake.
Most antique bases are painted black. We offer the option of covering the top and the groove with velvet which give a very nice antique look and copies the vintage of many of the original bases. We offer colors of velvet such as red, blue, green, black and antique red. The antique red is the most popular as is the black.
A good source for antique glass domes can be found in antique stores. Sometimes you find a store that has several and others who are afraid of their fragile nature and refuse to carry them. The ones who think they are fragile are willing to give a good discount just to get rid of them.
Many of the movies produced today have glass domes and antique clocks as furniture display items in the background. Once you appreciate their quality your eye will catch them in the movie.
Antique round glass domes are domes that may date back 100 years or more. Many are Victorian glass domes. Antique glass domes come from a variety of countries and we import them from all over the world to provide a service to you.
Many of the antique round glass domes covered clocks, dolls, taxidermy, birds, flowers and scientific instruments.
Most antique glass domes have a gold or brownish tape on the bottom. This tape has two effects, first it covers any minor chipping created when the dome is cut to size and second it provides a slight cushion when the dome is placed in position.