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Two Russian Cut Glass Goblets, Imperial Glass Manufactory, St. Petersburg,

circa 1814

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Two Russian Cut Glass Goblets, Imperial Glass Manufactory, St. Petersburg,

circa 1814

Estimation
40 00060 000
Lot. Vendu 40,000 USD (Prix d’adjudication avec commission acheteur)
ACCÉDER AU LOT

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Two Russian Cut Glass Goblets, Imperial Glass Manufactory, St. Petersburg,

circa 1814

both glasses set with white glass medallions; on the first is painted an allegorical figure of Glory flying over a map of Europe with the sites of major battles marking the Russian advance toward Paris indicated; the second with the Imperial monogram of Alexander I and the phrase "In memory of the taking of Paris, 19 March 1814" in gilt letters
Height of the Taller Goblet 7 1/2 in.
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Bibliographie

For examples of similar cut-glass pieces celebrating Russian victories during the Napoleonic Wars in major Russian collections, see N.A. Asharina, Russkoe steklo, Moscow, 1998, p. 246, ch. 6, no. 35 and T.A. Malinina, Imperatorskii stekliannyi zavod, 1777-1917, St. Petersburg, 2004, pp. 42-43.

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