Russian Glass Art and Ceramic Art

Decanter in the "Russian-Byzantine" style with inscription in Cyrillic “МАРIЯ” , with stopper

    Decanter in the "Russian-Byzantine" style with inscription in Cyrillic “МАРIЯ” , with stopper

    Russian Empire, Saint-Petersburg

    The 1860s

    Monighetti Hippolyte, Imperial Glass Factory

    Transparent colorless glass; blowing, polychrome (colored) enamel painting, gold painting, fretworks in the form of colored stones (drops)

    Height 19,8 cm

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    Pear-shaped decanter made of transparent colorless glass, with high throat with small bell with two waist rollers, on conical base, with stopper. The decanter surface is decorated in the Russian-Byzantine style by ornament comprised of round medallions with the inscriptions in Cyrillic and quadripetalous rosettes inside, friezes comprised of arrows, trefoils, lozenges and zigzags. Pasted colored glass beads, imitating gemstones, complement the painted decor. The painting color scheme is based on the combination of golden color and enamels of blue, green, ocher-colored shades.

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    Инв.1597.1-2MC/ДПИ