Russian Glass Art and Ceramic Art



    England (ceramics). Russia (setting and base), St. Petersburg (setting and base)

    late 19th century

    C.Faberge's firm; S. Vyakev's workshop (setting and base)

    Ceramics, glaze, silver; casting, punch work, milling

    Height 14.3 cm

    Marks on the setting: "K.FABERGE", "SW"; double-headed eagle "88", emblem of St.Petersburg; инв No "1874" (?)

    Ceramic vase in the form of a pot covered with mossy glaze, on silver base with four feet and silver setting of the crown, in the Historism style. The feet in the form of sheep hooves, complete with the décor of stylised acanthus leaves and flower rosettes. The circular base is decorated with grooving. The vase circular setting is made as stylised Lictor's rods with twisted ribbons.