Russian Glass Art and Ceramic Art

Water set: decanter with glass and tray

    Water set: decanter with glass and tray

    Russian Empire, Penza Province, Gorodishchensky district, Nikolskoe village settlement

    Second quarter – middle of the 19th century

    Nikolsko-Pestrovsky Bakhmetev plant

    Translucent blue (cobalt) glass; blowing, gold and silver painting

    Height 18.5 cm


    Water set is made from translucent blue (cobalt) glass and is comprised of decanter with ornately shaped body and high throat, round tray (plate) with smooth center (bottom) and wide edge; cone-shaped glass with trumpet and roundy lower part. All items are decorated with the painted garland of five-petalled flowers and lush leaves, realized in gold and silver colours.