Russian Glass Art and Ceramic Art

Goblet-flute with ornamental painting

    Goblet-flute with ornamental painting

    Russian Empire, Saint-Petersburg

    The 1850s

    Imperial Glass factory

    Translucent colourless crystal; blowing, diamond facet, polishing, painting with gold and silver

    Height 16.2 cm; diameter 6.6 cm


    Flute-shaped goblet made of colourless translucent crystal with high conical bell-shaped cup stands on the on faceted "column" shaped stem with smooth round base. The cap lower part is cut with "plain diamond" facet. The upper part is adorned with gold and silver painted images of vase on one side and bouquet of spikes and wildflowers tied up with bow on the other side. The base and edge are emphasized with gold rims.