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TUMBLER

Made by: XX Glassworks of Prince Potemkin

On view in: Russian Porcelain Room


About this object

Cobalt blue glass tumbler is decorated with painted silver medallions containing ciphers. Each is surmounted by the Russian Imperial crown. Tiny bugs and birds decorate some of the empty spaces.

Category:
glassware
Object name:
TUMBLER
Made from:
Glass
Made in:
Ozerki, Russia
Date made:
ca. 1785
Size:
12.1 cm (4 3/4 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
23.248
Class:
GLASS
Signature marks:
MONOGRAM in Latin letters: T E A for Tsaritsa Ekaterina Alekseevna; T P P for Tsarevich Pavel Petrovich; M F for Mariia Fedorovna; A P for Alexandr Pavlovich; K P for Konstantin Pavlovich; A P for Alexandra Pavlovna; E P for Elena Pavlovna
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Featured in publication:
"A Taste for Splendor: Russian Imperial and European Treasures from the Hillwood Museum"