Russian Glass Art and Ceramic Art



    Russian Empire, Saint-Petersburg

    Second quarter of the 19th century

    Imperial Glass Factory

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

    Height 10.3 cm, diameter 6.9 cm


    Cylindrical body is faceted with “strawberry cut”, the rim is emphasized by belt of "stones". The prominent lips’ edge is smoothly beveled. ”Multi rayed rosette” is on the bottom. Surfaces of narrow belts-“spannings” are adorned with braid (twist). Smooth dome-shaped lid is decorated with onlay polypetalous rosette; rounded finial is concaved with scoops. Thumb ramp is made in the form of stylized palmette. Ornately shaped handle with C-shaped curl on the end is decorated with a leaf on the upper part.