Russian Glass Art and Ceramic Art

Goblet with the image of a double-headed eagle and the Empress Catherine II "EA II" monogram

    Goblet with the image of a double-headed eagle and the Empress Catherine II "EA II" monogram

    Russian Empire

    1760-1770

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

    Height 22.5 сm

    Goblet with a cone-shaped cup, on high leg-balustrade, that is comprised of three cut with "money" pattern apples, on round slightly raised in the center base; with lid.

    The bowl is decorated with engraved decor. Monogram of Empress Catherine II – “EA II” - surrounded by military attributes and banners is on one side. Openwork treillage is beneath it; the bottom of which is decorated with polished lenses, which are repeated on the base of the bowl lid. Double-headed eagle beneath three crowns, with an orb and a scepter in the paws is on the reverse side. Foliate ornament is engraved between those images. The bowl bottom part is faceted with long facets in the form of petals. Sharp glass remnants traces from the blowing tube are inside the base. Round hemispherical lid is decorated with two rows of polished lenses. The lid top in the form of one smooth and two faceted "apples".

    Инв.4153/ДПИ