Russian Glass Art and Ceramic Art

Wine glasses from the Banquet dinner set with the monogram "AM" against ermine mantle, below the grand ducal crown

    Wine glasses from the Banquet dinner set with the monogram "AM" against ermine mantle, below the grand ducal crown

    Russian Empire, Saint-Petersburg

    The 1850-1890s

    Imperial Glass Factory

    Transparent colorless crystal, foil; blowing, grinding, faceting, enamel painting on golden foil, golden painting

    Height 10.5 cm, diameter 5.6 cm (each)

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    Wine glasses made of colorless transparent crystal with tulip-shaped cup, on octagonal stem and scalloped base. The glasses cups’ surface with wide polished vertical facet and roller-like cut are decorated with the monogram "AM", painted on gold foil, against an ermine mantle background, beneath the grand ducal crown. The image is placed between the round "optical" medallion sides. The prominent edge for lips is emphasized with smooth bevel.

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    Инв.1060.1-2/ДПИ