Russian Metal Artworks

Glass holder with glass

    Glass holder with glass

    Russia, St. Petersburg


    Imperial Glass Factory

    Bronze, coloured glass; casting, gold plating, punchwork, painting

    14.6 х 1 6 х 11.8 cm

    Mark on the glass holder - "MES"


    Faceted cylindrical dark-green glass, with bronze framing of the crown, with removable bronze lid, in bronze glass holder on three spherical feet. The glass décor is in the Chinoiserie ("Chinese style") manner. The Empire glass holder consists of a round base in the form of a three-feet support, a coupling ring with a medallion and a handle in the form of the bent snake. The lid is decorated with floral ornament.