Russian Glass Art and Ceramic Art

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

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

    Russian Empire, St. Petersburg

    1740’s

    Imperial Glass factory

    Transparent colorless glass; blowing, cutting, engraving, grinding

    Height 23.5 cm

    Goblet of transparent colorless glass with cone-shaped cup, on high leg-balustrade, on round slightly raised in the center base.

    Double-headed eagle beneath three crowns, with an orb and a scepter in the paws is engraved on one side of the bowl. The Empress Elizabeth Petrovna monogram - "EIP" framed with military attributes and "net" ornament in figured cartouche beneath the crown is on the reverse side.

    Three flattened apples of different sizes, decorated with «holes», form the leg.

    Инв.1893/ДПИ