An identical pair of vases made in the Imperial Glass Works of Saint Petersburg, circa 1820, is illustrated, N.A. Acharina, Russian Glass From the 17th to the Early 20th Century, Moscow, 1998, pl. 9, fig. 1.
In excellent condition; European wiring and plug.
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