Russian Glass Art and Ceramic Art

Shot glass

    Shot glass

    Russian Empire, St. Petersburg

    late 1820's

    Imperial Glass factory

    Transparent colourless glass; cutting, gilding, gold and silver painting

    Height 6.1 cm

    Shot glass with the image of Vasilyevsky Island Spit with the Stock Exchange building and rostral columns in St. Petersburg; decorated with floral ornamentation and treillage, gilded inner side.

      Glass with similar image is stored in the State Historical Museum in Moscow (Inv. No.4517ст, height 20cm).