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GOBLET

Made by: Unknown

On view in: Russian Porcelain Room


About this object

On one side of the bell-shaped bowl is a very finely engraved bust of Catherine II framed by war trophies (cannon, drums, bugle, drums, and swords). On the opposite face is the imperial eagle with cipher EA and the imperial crown. Rim is cold-worked. Stem has two faceted knops--one inverted baluster and one proper--and has been cut into facets. Base is plain.

Category:
glassware
Object name:
GOBLET
Made from:
Glass
Made in:
RUSSIA
Date made:
1762-1796
Size:
17.1 cm (6 3/4 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
23.223
Class:
GLASS
Signature marks:
inscription EA engraved on one side of the goblet. cipher of Catherine (Ekaterina Alekseevna)
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Featured in publication:
"Russian Glass at Hillwood"