Russian Empire, Moscow, Saint-Petersburg
Fabergé firm, Imperial Glass factory
Silver, transparent colorless glass; engraving, casting, gilding, chasing
Height 32 cm
Marks: firm “К.ФАБЕРЖЕ”; two-headed eagle, tee and certification mark of Moscow District Assay department in1899-1908; inv. No “18160”
Glass baluster-shaped paired decanters are engraved with the images of fancy “birds” and flowers, with silver-rimmed necks with spouts, hinged lids and ornately shaped handles in the Historicism style.
Ring shaped rims are decorated with foliage ornament and medallions with the engraved inside monograms, suspended on bows. Bell-shaped lids are decorated with acanthus leaves and have grips in the form of the stylized cones. Inscriptions are on the lateral surfaces of ornately shaped handles ending with the stylized acanthus leaves at the bottom.