Russian Glass Art and Ceramic Art

Shot glass with the Empress Elizabeth Petrovna portrait, double-headed eagle image and monogram "EP"

    Shot glass with the Empress Elizabeth Petrovna portrait, double-headed eagle image and monogram "EP"

    Russian Empire, St. Petersburg

    1741-1761

    Imperial Glass factory

    Transparent glass with amethyst tint; blowing, faceting, engraving, grinding

    Height 16 cm

    Shot glass with cone-shaped cup, on round base. The body is decorated with foliate pattern comprised of chamomile flowers and three medallions with images: The Empress Elizabeth Petrovna half-face portreit, The Empress monogram beneath the crown and double-headed eagle beneath three crowns with an orb and a scepter in the paws; with the image of St. George, killing the dragon on the eagle’s chest.

     Similar glass, differing by bottom circular faceted ornament is in the collection.
      Similar glass is stored in the State Hermitage Museum.

    Инв.1894/ДПИ