Russian Glass Art and Ceramic Art

Decanter with stopper

    Decanter with stopper

    Russian Empire, Petrograd


    Imperial Porcelain and Glass factories

    Translucent colorless glass; grinding, engraving, blowing

    Height 25.5 cm

    Marks: the Emperor Nicholas II initials - "HII" beneath the imperial crown, the date "1915"


    Pear-shaped decanter made of colorless translucent glass, with low throat with trumpet, flat spout and two decorative cylinders, on a cone-shaped base, with friction-fitted stopper with conical top. The decanter surface is decorated with the band of stylized lilies, realized in the matte engraving technique. Four-petal flowers on long stems with leaves are between them. The frieze of zigzags emphasizes the decanter body lower part and neck. Belt of optic lenses emphasizes spout and the base upper part. Rows of staggered rhombuses decorate the base bottom. Zigzag belt on matte background and "notches" decorate the stopper top.