Russian Glass Art and Ceramic Art

Goblet-"flute" with plot-driven images

    Goblet-"flute" with plot-driven images

    Russian Empire, Saint-Petersburg

    The 1840s

    P. Semechkin and K. Terebenev workshop

    Transparent colourless glass; gilding, grinding, printing, 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 lips edge, the base edge and along the upper edge of the faceted part. Facets are decorated by gold leafs pattern. Medieval knights surrounded by landscape on white enamel background are on one side of the goblet. Genre scene is on the other side. Both images are rimmed with gold lines; stylized golden ornamentation comprised of circles and leaves.