Russian Glass Art and Ceramic Art

Goblet with the Empress Elizabeth Petrovna portreit, image of a double-headed eagle and monogram "EP"

    Goblet with the Empress Elizabeth Petrovna portreit, image of a double-headed eagle and monogram "EP"

    Russian Empire, St. Petersburg

    1740-1770

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

    Height 29.5 cm

    Goblet of transparent glass with bright amethyst tint, with cone-shaped cup, with balustrade-shaped leg, comprised of five faceted apples, with round, slightly raised in the center faceted base. Thick goblet bottom is pierced with air bubbles, arranged in the form of a flower, with large facets.

    Three identical medallions are in the technique of matte engraving on the goblet smooth surface: the Empress Elizabeth Petrovna portreit surrounded by foliage ornament, monogram “EP” beneath the crown with the same ornament and a 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 chest.

    Инв.772/ДПИ