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CHAMPAGNE GLASS WITH A VIEW OF THE ALEXANDER COLUMN ON PALACE SQUARE, ONE OF TWO

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CHAMPAGNE GLASS WITH A VIEW OF THE ALEXANDER COLUMN ON PALACE SQUARE, ONE OF TWO

Made by: Imperial Glass Manufactory

On view in: Russian Porcelain Room


About this object

The flaring upper section of this trumpet-shaped glass is gilded, silvered, and painted. On the front is a view of the Palace Square, Alexander Monument and the Winter Palace in St. Petersburg. Floral decoration ornaments the opposite side. The floral design in gilt is painted on both the exterior and interior of the glass. Below this is a wide band, cut in a diamond pattern. Star-shaped foot has gilt band and is cut with sunburst underneath.

Category:
glassware
Object name:
CHAMPAGNE GLASS WITH A VIEW OF THE ALEXANDER COLUMN ON PALACE SQUARE, ONE OF TWO
Made from:
Glass
Made in:
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Date made:
ca. 1830
Size:
19.7 × 6.4 cm (7 3/4 × 2 1/2 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
23.41.1
Class:
GLASS
Signature marks:
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Featured in publication:
"Russian Glass at Hillwood"