Russian Glass Art and Ceramic Art

Paired amethyst colored glass decanters

    Paired amethyst colored glass decanters

    Russian Empire, St. Petersburg

    the 1840’s

    Imperial Glass factory

    Transparent amethyst glass; faceting, gold painting

    Height 23 cm (every single, with stopper)


    Paired amethyst glass decanters, with removable stoppers, made in the form of the Chinese pagoda. Decanter body is decorated with the images of fancy birds and foliate patterns.

    Similar shaped amethyst glass decanter with the portrait of the Emperor Nicholas I is stored in the State Historical Museum (Inv. No. 749 st; height 23cm)