Russian Glass Art and Ceramic Art

Paired decanters with stoppers

    Paired decanters with stoppers

    Russian Empire, Saint-Petersburg

    The 1840’s

    Imperial Glass factory

    Transparent purple glass; faceting, gold painting

    Height 23 cm (every single, with stopper)


    Paired purple glass decanters, with stoppers, made in the form of the Chinese pagoda. The decanters' bodies are decorated with the images of fancy birds and foliage patterns.
    Similar shaped purple glass decanter with the Emperor Nicholas I  portrait  is presented in the State Historical Museum (Inv. No. 749 st; height 23cm)