Russian Glass Art and Ceramic Art

Earthenware pot-shaped jug

    Earthenware pot-shaped jug

    Russian Empire, Saint-Petersburg

    The 1880s

    Imperial Glass Factory

    Colourless translucent glass, foil; painting with polychrome (coloured) enamels

    Height 12.3 cm


    The jug of colourless translucent glass made in the Russian style and stylized as earthenware pot -krinka, with spherical, slightly flattened body, smoothly turning into high cylindrical stem, with long wide throat with spout and thin semicircular handle. The jug body, the stem lower part and throat are decorated with blue-yellow polychrome enamels geometrical knitted mesh. The handle is adorned with a rings’ mesh. The base and crown are emphasized by two stripes.