Russian Glass Art and Ceramic Art

Toiletry box with the image of birds, detachable lid and acorn-shaped grip

    Toiletry box with the image of birds, detachable lid and acorn-shaped grip

    Russian Empire, Saint-Petersburg

    Second quarter of the 19th century

    Imperial Glass factory

    Lythyalin glass, bronze; faceting, casting, chasing, gold and silver painting, diverging pattern

    Height (with lid) 8.6 cm, diameter 7.7 cm

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    Round faceted box of made of red wax color opaque glass (the so-called "Lythyalin"), imitating the texture of the ornamental stone – jasper, with detachable bronze lid with the grip. The box surface with smooth vertical facets is decorated with the painted images of birds sitting on a vine shoot. The painting is gold silver. Highlighted upper edge with smooth bevel and bottom are emphasized with gold layering. Dome-shaped smooth gilded lid is crowned with the grip in the form of an acorn with leaves.

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    Инв.7472.1-2/ДПИ