A LARGE GILT AND POLYCHROME DECORATED GLASS VASE

BY THE IMPERIAL GLASS WORKS, ST PETERSBURG, PERIOD OF ALEXANDER II, 1867

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A LARGE GILT AND POLYCHROME DECORATED GLASS VASE
BY THE IMPERIAL GLASS WORKS, ST PETERSBURG, PERIOD OF ALEXANDER II, 1867
Of slender pear-shaped form with flaring lip, on a circular foot, the body painted with varicolour exotic birds in nests and on branches, in a mountainous landscape, the neck painted in shades of blue simulating sky, the lip and foot decorated with gilt acanthus and geometric motifs, inscribed under base with Cyrillic factory mark in black 'I.S.Z.' and dated '24.V.1867.'
22¼ in. (56.5 cm.) high