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Vase (one of two)

Made by: Imperial Porcelain and Glass Factories ||Krasnovskii, Petr Ivanovich __Designer ||Omrokov, Grigorii __Engraver

Currently in storage


About this object

Large glass vase of trefoil shape in cross section. Etched and engraved on outside with three double-headed eagles (one on each lobe) and all over leaf and floral pattern. The form appears to be hand-blown and then shaped with jacks.

Category:
GLASSWARE
Object name:
Vessel (Container)
Made from:
Lead glass
Made in:
RUSSIA: Saint Petersburg
Date made:
1911
Size:
H. 24 13/16 in.
overall __63.02 CM

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
23.128.1
Class:
GLASS
Signature marks:
MARK || date __underneath: Cipher of Nicholas II surmounted by imperial crown and date 1911 __base
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Displayed in exhibition:
Konstantin Makovsky: The Tsar's Painter. Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens. Feb 14 - Jun 11, 2016
A Taste for Splendor: Russian Imperial and European Treasures from the Hillwood Museum. Organized by Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens, 1998-2000
Featured in publication:
Kettering, Karen L. Russian Glass at Hillwood. Edited by Grace Morsberger. The Hillwood Collection Series. Washington, D.C.: Hillwood Museum and Gardens, 2001.
Odom, Anne and Liana Paredes Arend. A Taste for Splendor: Russian Imperial and European Treasures from the Hillwood Museum. Edited by Nancy Eickel. Alexandria, VA: Art Services International, 1998.
Taylor, Katrina V.H. Russian Art at Hillwood. Washington, D.C.: Hillwood Museum and Gardens, 1988. Distributed by University of Washington Press.