Russian Glass Art and Ceramic Art

Goblet with detachable lid, the image of two-headed eagle and monogram of Empress Elizabeth Petrovna ("EPI")

    Goblet with detachable lid, the image of two-headed eagle and monogram of Empress Elizabeth Petrovna ("EPI")

    Russian Empire

    Mid-18th century

    Transparent colorless glass; blowing, engraving, grinding, gilding

    Height 25 cm (without lid), 35 cm (with lid); diameter - 11 cm

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    Goblet from transparent glass with yellowish tint, with cone-shaped body, on baluster-leg with three faceted apples, on round base, with the lid. Carved ornament in the form of two medallions is on the body surface.
    Monogram of Empress Elizabeth Petrovna -EIP- below the Imperial crown, is inside of one of the medallions, surrounded with military trophies. Two-headed eagle with an orb and a scepter in its claws is below three crowns. Vignettes of herbs, tied by flower and two cranberries in the center are between the medallions. The similar ornament without flowers is repeated on the lid body. The goblet body bottom is engraved with arches and "coins". The lid finial is comprised of three apples and faceted with “coins”.

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    Инв.3826.1-2/ДПИ