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TUMBLER WITH TRANSFER PRINTED PORTRAIT OF ALEXANDRA FEODOROVNA

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TUMBLER WITH TRANSFER PRINTED PORTRAIT OF ALEXANDRA FEODOROVNA

Currently in storage


About this object

Glass is amethyst in color. On front is a transfer print in black and white of Alexandra Feodorovna, wife of Nicholas I, nearly half length, within a wreath, with the imperial crown above and military trophies to right and left. (Note that one of the banners is Ottoman.) Rest of the tumbler has leaves and flowers in gold and silver.

Category:
glassware
Object name:
TUMBLER WITH TRANSFER PRINTED PORTRAIT OF ALEXANDRA FEODOROVNA
Made from:
Glass
Made in:
RUSSIA: St. Petersburg
Date made:
1840-1850
Size:
8.3 cm (3 1/4 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
23.43
Class:
GLASS
Signature marks:
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Featured in publication:
"Russian Glass at Hillwood"