Russian Glass Art and Ceramic Art

Set of eight glasses

    Set of eight glasses

    Russian Empire

    First half of the 19th century

    Colorless translucent crystal; blowing, grinding, brilliant-cutting, carving, polishing, gilding

    Height 11 cm


    Set of eight cylindrical glasses of colorless translucent crystal. The glasses bodies are decorated with the belt of two intersecting waves with smooth oval medallions, brilliant-cutting and round lenses on the crossing. The body bottom part is faceted. The painted images on the upper and on the lower parts are separated by horizontal prominent strip with gilding. Golden layer emphasizes the glasses bottom and top edges with smooth bevel.