Russian Metal Artworks

Glass holder with glass (built up)

    Glass holder with glass (built up)

    Russia, Moscow

    Glass holder - 1908-1917. Glass - the 19-20th centuries

    V.M. Ashmarin's silverware factory (glass holder)

    Silver, glass; enamel over filigree, painted enamel, engraving, gold plating

    Height: glass holder - 10.4 cm; glass - 9 cm

    Marks: "VMA", Moscow District Assay department tee and certification mark 1908-1917


    Cylindrical glass holder, on a profiled circular belled-out base, with a figured handle, made in the Neo-Russian style. The glass holder body has window-shaped cuts, the surface between them is decorated with stylised images of fancy flowers with leaves, whorls and geometric patterns on multi-coloured enamel. Stylised enamel floral and geometric ornament also decorates the base and the handle of the glass holder. The enamel is blue, yellow, white, pink, and green (different shades).