Russian Glass Art and Ceramic Art

Crater-shaped vase

    Crater-shaped vase

    Russian Empire, Saint-Petersburg

    First half of the 19th century

    Imperial Glass factory

    Magnesium glass, bronze; blowing, grinding, casting, chasing, gilding

    Height 28 cm


    Crater-shaped vase from transparent magnesium glass with scalloped edge, on smooth gilded bronze square base (plinth). The vase smooth surface is finished with wide facet. The handles are made in the form of stylized grape leaves with vines.