Russian Glass Art and Ceramic Art

Biscuit bowl with facet "Russian stone"

    Biscuit bowl with facet "Russian stone"

    Russian Empire, St. Petersburg

    second quarter of the 19th century

    Imperial Glass factory

    Transparent colourless crystal; bronze; diamond cutting, flash glass "golden ruby"

    14 x 23 cm

    Artistic development of the bowl surface is designed for the contrast effect of shining crystal and a brilliant ruby resembling a precious stone.

    A similar bowl for candies is stored in the State Hermitage Museum.