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TUMBLER WITH TRANSFER PRINTED PORTRAIT OF EMPEROR NICHOLAS I

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TUMBLER WITH TRANSFER PRINTED PORTRAIT OF EMPEROR NICHOLAS I

Currently in storage


About this object

Glass is in dark blue color. On front is a transfer print in black and white of Nicholas I in a military uniform, looking left, bust sized, within a wreath, with the imperial crown above and military trophies to right and left. Gilt and silver ornamental forms decorate the reverse side of the glass.

Category:
glassware
Object name:
TUMBLER WITH TRANSFER PRINTED PORTRAIT OF EMPEROR NICHOLAS I
Made from:
Glass
Made in:
RUSSIA: St. Petersburg
Date made:
1840-1850
Size:
8.6 cm (3 3/8 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
23.44
Class:
GLASS
Signature marks:
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Featured in publication:
"Russian Glass at Hillwood"