Russian Glass Art and Ceramic Art

Wine glass with monogram “AM”

    Wine glass with monogram “AM”

    Russian Empire, St. Petersburg


    Imperial Glass factory

    Transparent colourless glass; enamels’ painting on gold foil, grinding, polishing, faceting

    Height 8.5 cm

    Wine glass of transparent colourless glass, decorated with enamel medallion, fitted between the walls. The monogram "AM" is on the background of ermine mantel beneath the Grand Prince crown.

    Originates from a series of banquet sets, made at the factory in the middle of the century.

    The "AM" imperial monogram was engraved on the memorial ruble of 1841 in honor Emperor Alexander II wedding. The monogram is comprised of the letters "M" ("Maria") and "A" ("Alexander").