Russian Glass Art and Ceramic Art

Glass with image of pastoral scene

    Glass with image of pastoral scene

    Russian Empire, Saint-Petersburg

    The 1840s

    P. Semechkin and K. Terebenev workshop

    Transparent colorless glass; grinding, painting in gold and silver, decalcomania

    Height 8.5 cm, diameter 7.7 cm


    Transparent blue (cobalt) cone-shaped glass with faceted lower part. The glass body is decorated with black and white printed painting with the image of a pastoral scene. Gold and silver painted foliage ornament is comprised of large flower and leaves. Gold layer emphasizes the bottom and the welt.