Russian Glass Art and Ceramic Art

Wine set

    Wine set

    Russian Empire, St. Petersburg


    Imperial Glass factory

    Transparent colourless glass; polychrome enamels’ painting, gold painting

    Decanter height 37.5 cm (with stopper) 28.5 cm (without stopper); glass height 8.5 cm

    Trace of white enamel mark “A” is on decanter bottom

    Set, made of transparent, colourless glass, consists of decanter, dish and four glasses. The shape of decanter with high neck, spherical expansion of the upper part and narrowing downward has the pronounced Middle Eastern character.

    Every single object is decorated with ornamental painting in the Oriental style, made of thick polychrome enamel with predominance of navy and blue colours, with gold inclusion.