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

    Translucent colourless crystal, bronze; blowing, brilliant cut, knurling, gilding, mounting

    Height 25.8 cm, diameter 12.4 cm


    Paired vases of colourless translucent crystal with the upper edge and bases in the bronze setting. Cylindrical body of each vase is decorated with brilliant 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.