Russian Glass Art and Ceramic Art

Vase from the Imperial yacht service "Zabava”

    Vase from the Imperial yacht service "Zabava”

    Russiam Empire, St. Petersburg

    The 1860s

    Imperial Glass factory

    Transparent colorless crystal; engraving, polishing cutting

    Height 14.5 cm


    Compotier dessert vase is made of high-quality lead crystal, pure, mirror-bright and very heavy. Vase bowl and leg are treated with wide polished facets; the rear side of the octagonal base is decorated with fine diamond facets. The name of the yacht for which the set was intended is engraved on the bowl in stylized Old Russian print.