Russian Metal Artworks

Glass holder

    Glass holder

    Russia, St. Petersburg

    last quarter of the 19th century

    Unknown master

    Silver; casting, punchwork, engraving

    7.6 х 11.5 х 8 cm

    Marks: "AB"; emblem of Saint-Petersburg, "84"


    Open-work glass holder made in the form of a sculpture of a fairy-tale dragon with an open gorge standing on three paws, his tail comprising the handle. The glass holder interior surface  with the engraving "МIIIЮЛЯ Х".