Russian Glass Art and Ceramic Art

Paired glasses with "ruby" flashed glass

    Paired glasses with "ruby" flashed glass

    Russian Empire

    Second quarter of the 19th century

    Nikolsko-Pestrovsky Bakhmetev plant

    Transparent colourless glass, "copper-ruby" flashed glass; engraving, polishing, cutting, gilding

    Height 8 cm; diameter 7.5 cm


    Paired glasses of transparent colourless glass with external transparent "copper ruby" flased glass, with a frieze-like decor. The upper part is decorated with engraved pattern in the shape of branches with large leaves, the bottom - with oval edge and deep cuts that are underlined by gold. The gold layer also fringes the lips’ edge. Small flowers are painted with gold on oval facets.