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.