Russian Metal Artworks

Glass holder "War of 1914-1915"

    Glass holder "War of 1914-1915"

    Russian Empire, Moscow


    Fabergé firm

    Copper; presswork, gilding

    Height 7.7 cm, base diameter 8.2 cm, upper edge diameter 7.5 cm


    Cylindrical glass holder, on circular profiled base expanding downwards, with geometric handle with thumb ramp. The glass holder body is decorated with two medallions. The image of two-headed eagle (The Russian Empire coat of arms) is inside one of them, the inscription in Cyrillic "ВОЙНА 1914-1915 К.ФАБЕРЖЕ" is inside the other. The handle is smooth and decor free; round thumb-ramp is smooth.