Russian Glass Art and Ceramic Art



    Russian Empire


    Transparent colourless glass; gilding, cutting, enamel painting

    Height 18 cm

    Goblet with high walls, of conical shape, with narrow vertical facet at the bottom, on narrow faceted leg and round flat base. Gold stripes are along the flared lip, the edge of the base and along the upper edge of the faceted part. Facets are decorated with gold leaf ornament. Medieval knights surrounded by landscape over while enamel background are on one side of the goblet. Genre scene is on the other side. Both images are framed with gold lines; gold stylized ornamentation comprised of circles and leaves.