Russian Glass Art and Ceramic Art



    Russian Empire, Saint-Petersburg

    Second half of the 19th century

    Imperial Glass Factory

    Translucent colorless glass, bronze; blowing, grinding, casting, chasing, knurling, gilding, mounting

    Height 13.6 cm


    Colourless translucent glass mug with bronze “spanning” belts of the upper part and base with the hinged lid with grip and ornately shaped handle. Cylindrical with small trumpet body is decorated with oval smoothly grinded low vertical reliefs with round "lenses". Multi-pointed star is on the bottom. The surface of narrow “spannings” are adorned with S-shaped curls with leaves and rosettes on the ends. Smooth dome-shaped lid is decorated with onlay openwork bush with the stylized palmettas and trefoils; the finial is made in the form of a baluster. Ornately shaped handle with the slot in the center is adorned with geometric ornament of lozenges on embossed background.




    Exhibits in the Museum Collection