Russian Glass Art and Ceramic Art

Decanter with stopper

    Decanter with stopper

    Russian Empire, Saint Petersburg

    The 1790s

    Imperial Glass Factory

    Translucent green (bottle) glass; blowing, gold painting, grinding

    Height 23.8 (with stopper)


    Funnel-shaped decanter of translucent green (bottle) glass with flat spout, with stopper and drop-shaped press flat finial. The smooth-walled body is decorated with narrow horizontal stripes with foliage garlands, with hanging down ones, and wide belt of leaf ornament. The painting is realized in gold color. The decanter spout and the stopper flat finial polished edge, adorned with a row of stylized pearls, are underlined by gold layering.