Russian Glass Art and Ceramic Art

Glass with Cyrillic inscription

    Glass with Cyrillic inscription

    Russian Empire, Vladimir Governorate, Melenkovsky Uyezd, town Gus-Khrustalny


    Gusevsky Crystal Factory

    Translucent colourless glass; etching, guilloche, blowing

    Height 6.8 cm


    Colourless translucent cone-shaped glass on low circular base. The glass body upper part is decorated with the frieze of circles and matte belt of geometric ornament, the bottom part - with the belt in the Neo-Russian style comprised of two intertwining stems with leaves and flower rosettes inside. Matte stars frieze is beneath the belt. Cyrillic inscription is on the glass body center.