Russian Glass Art and Ceramic Art



    Russian Empire/France

    1887-1898 (setting)

    Clement Massier workshop, Fabergé firm

    Faience, silver; casting, chasing, gilding, lustre

    Height 27.5 cm

    Marks (earthenware): on the pitcher bottom, goldish handwritten inscription "С.М. Golfejuan A.M". Marks (setting): «К.ФАБЕРЖЕ» beneath two-headed eagle; Moscow city mark with silver alloy “84”


    Ovoid earthenware pitcher covered with ochre metallic glaze, with the throat silver setting, with spout, hinged lid and ornately shaped handle in the Historicism style. The ring-shaped openwork setting is decorated with rocaille ornament. Convex hinged lid grip is made in the form of stylized buds-berries. Ornately shaped handle is formed from rocaille curls and decorated with leaves.