Russian Glass Art and Ceramic Art

Paired flower vases

    Paired flower vases

    Russian Empire, Saint-Petersburg

    Second quarter of the 19th century

    Imperial Glass Factory

    Transparent colourless crystal, bronze; blowing, brilliant cut (facet cut), knurling, gilding, mounting

    Height 25.8 cm, diameter 12.4 cm


    Paired vases of colourless transparent crystal with the upper edge and bases in the bronze rims. Cylindrical body of each vase is decorated with brilliant (facet) cut “Russian stone”; the bottoms are “Multi rayed rosette” faceted. The base bronze rim is decorated with treillage; frieze of acanthus leaves is on the upper edge.